Scott Palatnik

The Importance of Prompt Bed Bug Treatment

The Importance of Prompt Bed Bug Treatment

Few household pests evoke the same level of dread as bed bugs. They may be small but they can make a large, and unpleasant, impact on our lives. They disrupt our sleep, feed on our blood, cause us physical pain and discomfort, and can even trigger psychological distress. In short, they are one of the […]

Heat vs Chemical: Which Treatment is Best for You?

Heat vs Chemical: Which Treatment is Best for You?

The several decades have seen a marked increase in bed bug infestations throughout the country and around the world. This resurgence has prompted the development of a variety of treatment methods designed to effectively eradicate these pests from our homes and businesses. Two of the most popular methods are heat treatments and chemical treatments. Both […]

How to Know if You Have Bed Bugs in Your Home

How to Know if You Have Bed Bugs in Your Home

With the new year well and truly under say it seems like a good time for a short refresher course on identifying bed bugs. The winter cold may have slowed these blood-sucking pests down a bit, but that’s only temporary. It won’t be long before spring is here and bed bugs go back on the […]

What Happens to Bed Bugs in Winter?

What Happens to Bed Bugs in Winter?

When the winter winds start blowing and the temperature starts to plummet many insects struggle to survive. Bed bugs are no exception. While the resilience of these pests can’t be denied even they have to bow to mother nature. Like all insects bed bugs are affected by the changing seasons. However, unlike some pests they […]

5 Unexpected Places to Pick Up Bed Bugs

5 Unexpected Places to Pick Up Bed Bugs

When it comes to household pests bed bugs may be the most insidious and unwelcome. They invade our homes, evade detection, and feed on our blood when we’re asleep and at our must vulnerable. While it’s true that bed bugs don’t carry or spread diseases they do cause physical and emotional pain in their victims. […]

Where Do Bed Bugs Like to Hide? 7 Spots to Search.

Where Do Bed Bugs Like to Hide? 7 Spots to Search.

2023 has been a bang-up year for bed bugs. If you’ve been paying attention to the news you’ll remember the infestations in Paris and the resulting panic in Germany and England. In short, it’s been a pretty high profile year for pests that depend on their ability to hide. Bed bugs have all but mastered […]

Busted: 7 Bed Bug Myths Debunked

Busted: 7 Bed Bug Myths Debunked

Over the last few decades we’ve seen a steady rise in bed bug infestations throughout the country. Once considered a pest of the past these blood-suckers have made quite a comeback. This is largely due to more densely populated urban cities, greater accessibility to global travel, growing pesticide resistance. If you’ve never had to deal […]

Bed Bugs and the Holiday Season – Uninvited Guests

Bed Bugs and the Holiday Season – Uninvited Guests

The holiday season should be a time of joy, festivities, and gatherings of friends and family. However, along with the celebrations and merriment comes the potential for some uninvited guests. No, I don’t mean know-it-all Uncle Bill or complaining Aunt Mary. I’m talking about bed bugs. These elusive creatures are notorious for infesting homes and […]

Can Bed Bugs Impact Property Values?

Can Bed Bugs Impact Property Values?

Bed bugs, once considered the stuff of bed time stories, have made a staggering comeback over the last several decades. Infestations are on the rise across the country and no neighborhood is truly safe from the blood-sucking insects. When we talk of bed bug infestations the focus is typically, and understandably, on the impact the […]

Our Top 5 Home Remedies for Bed Big Bites

Our Top 5 Home Remedies for Bed Big Bites Bed Bug Relief

If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a family of hungry bed bugs you know just how itchy and uncomfortable those bites can be. They’re more than just an irritating nuisance. Bed bug bites and their accompanying rash can be downright painful. Fortunately there are several effective home remedies that can alleviate the […]