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Can Bed Bugs Live in a School or Dorm?

Beth Rimmels | Posted on August 15, 2019

Startled female student. Bed bugs like to travel so they can get into almost anywhere – but you don’t want them to go back to school with you. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), bed bugs…

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What Do Bed Bugs Look Like?

Ed Robinson | Posted on August 30, 2018

Life Cycle of a Bed Bug

Bed bugs are a nightmare and its not just because they feed on you while you’re sleeping. They are a big problem that’s difficult to combat and they can create a mess that’s…

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Bed Bugs & Home for the Holidays

arrowblog321 | Posted on November 29, 2017

Bed bug fear or bedbug worry concept The holidays are a time for warmth, great food, and gathering together – unfortunately, that doesn’t just apply to family and friends, it applies to bed bugs as well. These insidious insects can hitch…

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Eliminating and Preventing Bed Bugs

arrowadmin | Posted on August 28, 2017

real bed bug on wool knitwearThroughout the New York metropolitan area, two words have the ability to strike fear in the heart: bed bugs. The number of bed bug reports in this region has skyrocketed in recent years, and anyone with…

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Pest Control Myths Dispelled

arrowadmin | Posted on May 23, 2017

Small swarm of red ants.Hiring the services of a professional when it comes to pest control is always a good idea. Pest control companies not only have the tools for the job but also the necessary knowledge to fulfill their end…

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Do Bed Bugs Smell?

arrowadmin | Posted on February 17, 2017

Do Bed Bugs SmellThe scent gland of bed bugs produces a musty odor that is often described as smelling like coriander. The smell is not pleasant. If you have an infestation of bed bugs you may begin to notice…

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Do Bed Bugs Stink?

arrowadmin | Posted on February 16, 2017

Do Bed Bugs StinkThe short answer is “yes.”  Pest management professionals who have experience in bed bug abatement will tell you (without seeing a single bed bug) if bed bugs are present based on a particular “smell” they detect…

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Bed Bugs – How far do bed bugs travel?

arrowadmin | Posted on February 15, 2017

Bed Bugs - How far do bed bugs travel?Bed bugs do not hop, skip or jump.  They don’t have wings so they cannot fly.  However, bed bugs are really good at crawling and hitching rides on clothing, furniture and…

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How Far Can Bed Bugs Travel

arrowadmin | Posted on November 22, 2016

Closeup of translucent bed bugBefore the late 1990’s, pest control professionals rarely performed bed bug abatement services except in homeless shelters and environments where people were forced to spend time in crowded environments where sanitation was lacking.

Since the sudden reappearance…

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How to Ruin Bed Bugs’ Travel Plans

arrowadmin | Posted on September 21, 2016

Macro image of an insect bed bugs, clear tube to withdraw bloodIf you think you have been exposed to bed bugs, don’t panic.

What you do after discovering you and your luggage may have been exposed can make a big difference as…

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