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Are Bed Bugs Attracted to Certain Blood Types?

Are Bed Bugs Attracted to Certain Blood Types?

Bed bugs feed on the blood of their human hosts. That taste for blood probably tops the list of reasons people find bed bugs so repulsive. But if bed bugs feed exclusively on human blood, do they develop preferences for specific blood types? In other words, is a bed...

7 More Bed Bug Myths that Need Busting

7 More Bed Bug Myths that Need Busting

The first thing people realize when dealing with a bed bug infestation is just how little they really understand about these blood hungry little pests. Sure, everyone probably knows that bed bugs are parasites. We know that they feed on the blood of human hosts. It’s...

How to Prevent Bed Bug Bites from Leaving Scars

How to Prevent Bed Bug Bites from Leaving Scars

The very thought of being fed upon by bed bugs is enough to make most of us squirm in our seats as we reflexively scratch at some phantom itch, When it comes to unwanted pests bed bugs have certainly earned their place at the top of just about everyone’s hit list. But...

Do Bed Bugs Carry Diseases and Can They Make You Sick?

Do Bed Bugs Carry Diseases and Can They Make You Sick?

The last couple of decades have seen a surprising and robust return of bed bugs to our American homes. Once considered all but extinct these insect bloodsuckers have had a startling resurgence, with reports of infestations coming from both urban rural communities. It...

NYC Public Housing Under Siege by Bed Bugs

NYC Public Housing Under Siege by Bed Bugs

Over the last few years New York State has made some advances in the fight against bed bug infestations. Once firmly placing in the top three of bed bug infested states, New York has managed to work its way down to the bottom of the top ten. That’s still not much of a...

Where Do Bed Bugs Like to Hide?

Where Do Bed Bugs Like to Hide?

Bed bugs have been enjoying a major resurgence over the last few decades. Indeed, since the 1990s reports of bed bug infestations have skyrocketed across the country and around the globe. New York City alone has seen a 2000% rise in bed bug activity over the last 15...

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