Monthly Archives: February 2009

Bed Bug Tips When Traveling

When traveling: Check your hotel bed mattress for bed bugs. Look in the seams of the mattress and box spring. Look behind the headboard, and pull out the drawers and check the seams underneath the drawers. Report any bugs to the manager and move to another room, but not next door, directly above or below… Read more »

All About Bed Bugs – Facts

BedBug Facts Wingless insects of the family cimicidae. Small, flat, oval, reddish-brown body. Adults are about the size of an apple seed. Feed on human and animal blood. Active at night and bite any areas of exposed skin. Can infest a home and hide in crevices or cracks around beds or furniture. While some bites… Read more »


Nearly eradicated in the United States 50 years ago, resistant strains of “super” bedbugs are infesting mattresses at an alarming rate. In what’s being touted as the biggest mystery in entomology, all 50 states are reporting outbreaks of the blood-sucking nocturnal critters. Pest control companies nationwide reported a 71 percent increase in bedbug calls between… Read more »