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Back to School Tip: Check your children for bed bugs

Back to school time has started for some children already and is very close for many others.   Both students and parents have lots to take care of and deal with during this time of the year, and certainly don’t need anything added to their plate. Unfortunately, we have one new item that needs to […]

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Moving Mattress Bed Bugs

Moving out to avoid bed bugs? Better think twice…

So your apartment is infested with bed bugs, you’ve talked to the landlord and they’ve basically done nothing.   You’re so fed up, your going to move out and leave those bed bugs behind!   Unfortunately it’s not that simple. Bed bugs will move with you I seriously don’t blame you for wanting to move […]

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Pest Control

Why you should use a bed bug professional

I’m all about trying to resolve your bed bug problem before you call in a professional bed bug exterminator.   Why?  Because the professionals, while generally good, are expensive. I’d rather try to resolve the problem myself using the various bed bug treatment options and possibly save myself hundreds or thousands of dollars.   Then if […]

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Bed Bug Up Close

10 common bed bug misconceptions


While there is a tremendous amount of accurate information available on the internet about bed bugs, there is also almost an equal amount of bad or incorrect information.   This is especially true given the rise in reported bed bug cases.  Everyone is jumping on the bed bug bandwagon and trying to earn a quick […]

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Buying used furniture? Here’s how to check used furniture for bed bugs.


In today’s economy, everyone wants to save money.  Buying used furniture or getting used furniture for free from a friend or relative can really save you serious bucks.  But, there’s a catch: bed bugs. One of the single most common ways to get bed bugs in your home is through buying used furniture and bringing […]

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Bed bug bites symptoms

Bed bug bites are often very difficult to distinguish from other bug bites.  Even trained physicians frequently misdiagnose bed bug bites.  An additional problem is that bed bug bite symptoms can vary from person to person.  Some people don’t react at all, and won’t even know they are being bitten, while others can get bit […]

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Essential Oils for Bed Bugs

Bed bug home remedy options

Bed bugs are one of the most difficult pests to detect and get rid of.  The standard solution is chemical based pesticides, which many environmentally conscious people are concerned with using.  For that reason, there are a number of environmental safe, chemical free, home remedies to get rid of bed bugs While home remedy bed […]

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Bed bug dogs

Dogs have been used to assist and help people for thousands of years.  In many cases, they are used because of their  exceptional sense of smell.  Turns out, dogs are really great at finding and detecting bed bugs!  Yes, bed bug dogs are being used more and more frequently to assist exterminators with detecting and […]

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Bed bug bite treatment

Bed bug bite treatment tips

As if having bed bugs in your bed isn’t bad enough, having them bite you while you’re sleeping just adds insult to injury.  Bed bug bites, depending on the individual person, can be very painful and irritating.  For some people, they might not even know they were bitten.  If you are one of those unlucky […]

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