Tag: bedbugs

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 […]

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 […]

Bed Bugs and International Travel

Bed Bugs and International Travel Bed Bugs and International Travel

If you’ve been reading the news recently you’ve probably come across several stories about the recent bed bug invasion of France. The bed bug problem is so bad that some French hotels are losing as much as $1600 per day in lost bookings. Tourists are rethinking their holiday plans and giving a Paris and other […]

What Happens to Bed Bugs in the Fall?

What Happens to Bed Bugs in the Fall?

As summer comes to a close the days are getting shorter and soon the chilly winds of autumn will be rolling in. But as we head into the colder months what does the change of season mean for bed bugs? Like all creatures bed bugs react to changes in the weather. Temperature, humidity, and even […]

Back to School: Bed Bugs in the Classroom

Back to School: Bed Bugs in the Classroom Back to School: Bed Bugs in the Classroom

Summer is slowly coming to its end and kids are making their way back to school. Campuses and classrooms are being made ready for a new school year and soon the halls will be full of eager (and in some cases not so eager) students. Parents getting their youngsters ready for the new school year […]

Shopping for Online Bargains? Beware of Bed Bugs.

Shopping for Online Bargains? Beware of Bed Bugs. Bargain Shopping Online

We’ve talked before about the dangers of buying second-hand merchandise. There’s always a chance the bargains you find may come with an unwanted surprise or two. In a word (well, in two words I guess) – bed bugs. Whenever we touch on the subject, however, we tend to focus on neighborhood thrift stores. Physical shop […]