The holiday season is upon us and is the busiest travel season of the year. By following a few simple steps, you can reduce the risk of encountering bed bugs. Prevention Tips for Holiday Parties If you are having a party and are worried about bed bugs, here are some simple
When you suspect there is a bed bug infestation present, a thorough inspection should be done in all areas where people sleep or rest. Check all possible hiding spots and be mindful that bed bugs can fit into tiny cracks and crevices. Any nook or cranny that a credit card
History of Bed Bugs: At one time bed bugs were nearly wiped out in the civilized world. This was due to stronger chemical treatments that were commonly used. These days concerns over the effect of those chemicals have caused them to fall into disuse. Newer chemical treatments have not proven to
Most people don’t even know they have bed bugs until the infestation is out of control. Make sure to learn the signs of a bed bug infestation.
Not sure if you have bed bugs? Frequent traveler and paranoid? Here’s a quick tip! Use WHITE sheets. Blood stains are easier to spot!
A resurgence in the incidence of bed bug infestations across the nation has led to an increased focus in state legislatures on this pest. Check your state laws.
MYTH #1: BED BUGS ARE TOO SMALL TO SEE. Fact: Adult bed bugs are bigger than most people think, usually bigger than a wood tick. When you look closely, bed bugs can also be spotted with the naked eye. Typically ranging from 1/4to 3/8 inches long, the flat, oval-shaped creatures have
Medications for bed bug bites are usually not necessary. Over-the-counter antihistamine pills or creams (diphenhydramine) may be used for the itching. Corticosteroid creams (hydrocortisone) applied to the affected area may also be helpful for some individuals. If a secondary bacterial skin infection develops, an antibiotic ointment or an oral antibiotic