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Bed Bugs in Apartments and other Multi-Unit Buildings

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Special Concerns for Bed Bugs in Apartments and other Multi-Unit Buildings Dealing with bed bugs in apartments and other multi-unit buildings poses additional challenges with neighbors being stacked on top of you and all around you. If one unit gets an infestation, it greatly increases the chances of surrounding units becoming infested too. Tips for Dealing […]

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Bed Bug Infestations Rise Over 20% Nationwide

Bed Bug Infestations Rise The annual list of top bed bug cities for 2013 was released by Orkin last week.  Results show that bed bugs continue to be a problem for the United States, as evidenced by the more than 20 percent increase in bed bug business, compared to 2012. Over the last 10 years, […]

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Bed Bugs in Nursing Homes, a Growing Concern

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Bed bugs are on the rise in the US, and with a high instance of bed bugs being found in nursing homes, this is becoming a growing concern. According to a survey released last spring by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), the percentage of exterminators dealing with bed bugs in nursing homes has also […]

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Bed bug cases increasing, but showing seasonal patterns

Source: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/blog/health-care/2014/01/bed-bug-research-shows-their-seasonal.html?page=all Bed bug infestations Some months may be better than others for heading mom’s advice about sleeping tight and not letting the bed bugs bite. Bed bug infestations have been increasing — and are at their highest in August and lowest in February, Penn Medicine epidemiologists, have determined after studying four years of bed bug […]

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Beyond Bed Bug Certification- 3-Step Certification Plan

3-Step Certification Plan  Protect your business and your customers with Beyond Bed Bug Certification! Bed Bugs and Beyond Consulting is taking a true proactive approach in protecting your business against the rising bed bug epidemic with its custom-tailored Beyond Bed Bug Certification. Our custom program is created to achieve the prevention and/or elimination outcome that […]

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A Look at Bed Bug Look-Alikes

Source: http://www.pctonline.com/bed-bug-look-alikes.aspx The IPM Institute of North America has a review of five commonly encountered pests, including bat bugs (pictured), that can be misidentified as bed bugs. 1. Spider Beetle. Spider beetles are the shape and size of fleas, oval and dark brown. They may appear bloated and reddish brown, as if they had just fed on human blood. […]

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Chicago Bed Bug Ordinance

Source: http://legalnews.arnstein.com/wp-content/uploads/Condominium-and-Community-Association-Bulletin-December-2013-Bed-Bug-Ordinance.pdf CHICAGO BED BUG ORDINANCE The City of Chicago’s new “Bed Bug Ordinance” is effective as of December 23, 2013. As of that date, all multi-unit residential buildings in the City of Chicago – including condominium and cooperative buildings – are subject to fines of up to $2,000 per day for failure to comply with […]

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To the Cold, Bed Bugs Say ‘Bite Me’

Source: Tanya Lewis, Live Science http://www.livescience.com/41805-bed-bugs-withstand-freezing.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Livesciencecom+%28LiveScience.com+Science+Headline+Feed%29 Controlling bed bug infestations by freezing the pests may not be as effective as once thought, a new study suggests. Researchers found the blood-sucking pests have a high cold tolerance, but they will eventually succumb to the cold after several days of exposure. To survive in cold environments, the […]

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Bed Bug Awareness: Top Entomologists Call for Awareness in War against Bed Bugs

Experts Predict Increase in Bed Bug Cases for 2014 There’s one thing on which top entomologists agree: The current bed bug infestation has not yet reached its peak in the U.S. Bed bug awareness is key in the battle against these pests. According to experts, the current surge in U.S. bed bug infestations began around […]

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