Not one, not two, but 90 different bed bug species exist throughout the world. However, the most prevalent in the US is the Cimicidae lectularius, AKA the common bed bug. They disappeared at one point, but they came back with a vengeance in the 1990s. Today, bed bugs plague all 50 states. While they may […]
We’ve all heard the adage about the power that an ounce of prevention holds. Arguably nowhere is this more important than in pest prevention. Taking a proactive stance is the foundation of environmental pest control, a strategy that seeks to take smart action before a pest problem occurs, rather than focus on strictly responsive measures.
Are you worried you have bed bugs? Many people don’t realize how common bed bugs really are. One out of five Americans knows someone that has encountered bed bugs either at a hotel or another home, or they have had an infestation themselves. Wondering how to stop an infestation? First, you need to know the
About 20 years ago, when bed bugs first made their resurgence, many Americans worried not only about hotel stays and used furniture, but all of the other ways bed bugs, or even bed bug eggs, could make it into their homes. Similarly, hotels, apartment complexes, and even cruises had reason to worry as well. And
Some people victimized by bed bug infestations develop psychological trauma. These include severe anxiety and even post-traumatic stress disorder like symptoms. They can also cause physical manifestations, such as secondary skin infections. So, even if bed bugs aren’t known to cause diseases, they can still take a toll on your health. That’s why it’s vital