Month: March 2021

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions May Mean Fewer Bed Bugs. But that’s About to Change…

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions May Mean Fewer Bed Bugs. But that’s About to Change…

2020 was a difficult year for everyone, and that’s putting it mildly. While some of us suffered and struggled more than others, no one escaped the COVID-19 pandemic totally unscathed. So if I told you there was at least one silver lining to the recent global pandemic you’d have every right and reason to think […]

How to Build a Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Trap

How to Build a Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Trap

One of the most annoying things about bed bugs is their talent for hiding. As if the biting and the blood drinking weren’t bad enough, a colony of bed bugs can evade detection for months. Effectively feeding and breeding right under our noses until their numbers become to great to ignore. That’s why early detection […]

Can You Get Bed Bugs from Thrift Stores and Charity Shops?

Can You Get Bed Bugs from Thrift Stores and Charity Shops?

Bed bugs remain a significant problem for second hand shops. Goodwill, St. Vincent de Paul, and other charity shops operate by collecting pre-owned clothing and furniture from the public and passing the savings on to their customers. The sales often support charities and provide much-needed funding for charitable causes. Unfortunately thrift stores don’t always do […]