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What to do if your Neighbor has Bed Bugs

Living in duplex housing or multi-unit buildings can pose unique threats when it comes to bed bug infestations. Since Bed bugs can travel approximately 100 feet an hour, if a neighbor has a bed bug infestation, there’s a great possibility for you to become infested too.  So how do you know what to do if […]

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The 2012 most bedbug-infested cities

The 2012 most bedbug-infested cities  Philadelphia has won the dubious title of most bedbug-infested U.S. city, according to the annual Most Bedbug-Infested Cities ranking, released today by Terminix. Philadelphia took the top spot from New York City, which held the title for two years. The 2012 most bedbug-infested cities include:                                                   1. Philadelphia 9. Denver […]

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Bed Bug Travel Tips: How to detect and protect yourself from bed bugs while traveling

Bed Bug Travel Tips While there’s nothing better than taking a vacation, nothing is worse than bringing home bed bugs as a souvenir. Bed bugs, the great hitchhikers they are, can be found all over the world and are on the rise, especially in hotels. According to Steritech, a commercial pest prevention provider in North […]

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Bed Bugs at Work

Bed bugs, bed bugs, bed bugs; just hearing the words make people itchy! Even so, bed bugs continue to dominate the media with reports of them infesting everywhere from movie theaters to retailers, and yes; even possibly your place of business. Bed bugs at work are usually introduced by an employee with an infestation in […]

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Recent NPMA Survey Shows Bed Bugs are Biting Across America

Bed Bugs are back and biting all across America; according to a recent survey by the National Pest Management Association. Results from the NPMA survey showed that one out of five Americans has had a bed bug problem or knows someone who has. The Bed Bugs in America Survey shows some of the impact these pests are having across the […]

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NJ State Senate Health Committee Passes Bill for Bed Bug Plan

Big strides in the war against bed bugs were made earlier this week.  On Monday, The New Jersey State Committee passed a bill that would require all healthcare and residential facilities to have a bed bug action plan in place with a licensed exterminator.   “Any facility where people stay overnight should have a plan […]

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Bed Bugs and Beyond expands its provider network nationwide to meet increasing bed bug infestations and customer demand

Expansion follows a reported 81 percent increase in bed bug complaints since 2000 nationwide and industry expert predictions that infestations will increase this summer Bed Bugs and Beyond Consultants—a leading organization in providing education, counseling and pest control operator referrals—today announced its expanded partnership with various select service-providers including professionals who specialize in fumigation, moving […]

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Tips to Avoid Bed Bugs while Traveling!

Follow the tips below to make sure you don’t bring home any unwanted guests! When traveling, talk to hotel management before checking in, to find out their policies and procedures for handling bed bugs. Having a proactive prevention and maintenance plan in place is key to successful elimination.    Be aware and observant of your surroundings. […]

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Bed Bugs are Back and Here to Stay; a Recent Global Study Details Extent of the Re-Insurgence

Results from a new survey conducted by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and the University of Kentucky, shows bed bugs are back and threatening a full blown pandemic. “The results of the 2010 Comprehensive Global Bed Bug Study suggest that we are on the threshold of a bed bug pandemic, not just in the […]

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Best Practices to Prevent Bed Bug Infestations

The best way to control bed bugs is to ensure you don’t get them. Proactive prevention strategies are a must, particularly for travelers or those who have frequent visitors and  overnight     guests to their homes. Top-line recommendations to prevent bed bug infestations include: Be aware of your surroundings and investigate the area if you plan […]

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