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Summertime in Philadelphia – Peak Bed Bug Season

A new study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology titled “Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) Reporting in Philadelphia, PA” looked at four years of bed bug reports to the city of Philadelphia, and found that infestations have been increasing and were at their highest in August and lowest in February.  The findings point to […]

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Bed Bugs are a Top Healthcare Concern

Bed Bugs are a Top Healthcare Concern, Well Ants too Bed bugs and ants made the top of the list this year in a survey collected as a join venture between the Association for the Healthcare Environment and Orkin. It has been revealed year after year, bed bugs are a top healthcare concern due to […]

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DOWNGRADED: BED BUG VIKANE GAS FUMIGATION

DOWNGRADED: BED BUG VIKANE GAS FUMIGATION Vikane gas (sulfuryl fluoride) fumigation is a common means for eliminating termites within the pest industry. In recent years, with the growing number of bed bugs becoming a nationwide epidemic, bed bug sufferers have often opted for Vikane gas as they have found it to be effective in eliminating bed […]

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Bed Bugs in Nursing Homes, a Growing Concern

bed bugs in nursing homes

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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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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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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Bed bugs in dorms at Princeton University

Bed Bugs and Beyond (certified bedbug fumigation and extermination referral provider) keeps you up to date on moving, packing, eco-friendly solutions for residences, workplaces, apartments, even neighbors bed bug issues!

By Jon Offredo/The Times of Trenton Bed Bugs and Beyond (certified bedbug fumigation and extermination referral provider) keeps you up to date on moving, packing, eco-friendly solutions for residences, workplaces, apartments, even neighbors bed bug issues! PRINCETON — Princeton University battles bed bugs in dorms. A bed bug infestation at Princeton University has displaced several […]

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Bedbugs on the march!

Bedbugs are showing up more frequently in California and new University of California research shows that current methods for detecting the blood-sucking pests aren’t very reliable. Detecting bedbugs is key to controlling them so a UC study tested three commercial monitors. At best, the monitors containing attractants captured 10 percent of the bedbugs, write UC […]

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