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French Government Fights Parisian Bed Bug Invasion

French Government Fights Parisian Bed Bug Invasion

Bed bugs have once again become a major pest problem affecting cities throughout the United States. But American homeowners aren’t the only ones coming to grips with an ongoing invasion of these blood-sucking parasites. European cities are facing their own bed bug...

Will Bed Bugs Stay in One Room?

Will Bed Bugs Stay in One Room?

Bed bugs are small sedentary creatures entirely dependent upon the blood of their hosts for sustenance. Their mobility is relatively restricted; they can neither fly nor jump and are fairly slow when compared to other predatory insects. But in spite of these...

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...

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