Bedbug Exterminator Florida

How do Bed Bug Epidemics Start?

Since bed bugs inflict numerous bites that cause extreme skin irritation, mainly itchiness and swelling, it seems unlikely that a person could live within an infested home and not realize it, but recent research says otherwise. Not long ago, a study was conducted that aimed to trace the source of bed bug epidemics. Since bed bug infestation rates are…

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Should Bed Bug-Infested Clothing be put in the Washer and Dryer?

To put it simply, bed bug infestations cannot be eradicated from homes by means of over-the-counter insecticides, baits or sticky traps, no matter what a product’s advertisements may claim. Unfortunately, there also does not exist any do-it-yourself methods of eliminating bed bug infestations, as only the most cutting-edge pest control methods used by professionals have a proven track record of…

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84% Of Residents Mistake Bed Bugs For Other Pests

84 Percent Of Residents Mistake The Bed Bugs In Their Home For Other Arthropod PestsTwenty years ago, bed bugs were not much of a concern for homeowners, tenants, landlords and hotel owners, but bed bug populations have obviously exploded since then. Today, homeowner surveys show that bed bugs are of the greatest concern to residents when compared…

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Bed Bugs May Be Capable Of Spreading A Pathogen

Researchers Believe That Bed Bugs May Be Capable Of Spreading A Potentially Deadly Pathogen To HumansNumerous arthropod pest species in the United States are well known for feeding on human blood, the most common of which include ticks, mosquitoes, horse flies, biting midges, kissing bugs, fleas, chiggers, and bed bugs. With the exception of bed bugs, all of the above…

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Living Within A Bed Bug Infested Home Can Make People Sick

Researchers Learn That Living Within A Bed Bug Infested Home Can Make People SickBed bugs are unique among insect pests due to their preference for human blood meals, and the psychological toll that infestations take on those who have experienced them. When bed bugs began to reemerge after a long absence in the United States, pest control professionals…

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Skin Reactions To Bed Bug Bites Vary

Skin Reactions To Bed Bug Bites Vary, And Sometimes Bite Wounds Can Lead To Serious Medical ConditionsBed bugs can be found in various harborages within a house, but most dwell within 3 to 7 feet of a bed, couch or any other location where people remain stationary for long periods of time. Bed bugs are largely nocturnal creatures…

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Bed Bug Infested Apartments

Bed Bug Infested Apartments Are Forcing University Students To Sleep In Their CarsThese days, bed bug infestations are considered a public health threat, and most states have laws addressing how bed bug infestations should be handled when they occur in rental properties. Landlords in Florida cannot afford to ignore tenant complaints concerning bed bugs, as a new state…

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How Bed Bugs Respond To The Color Of Bedspreads And Sheets

Those who have suffered the stress and discomfort of living in a bed bug infested home likely know from experience that bed bug bites cannot be avoided while sleeping. During the daytime hours when residents are not at home, bed bugs congregate within a variety of indoor harborages, such as between couch cushions, clothes piles, mattress seams, curtains and…

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Can Dogs And Cats Spread Bed Bugs Around Homes?

Arthropod pests like fleas and ticks feed on the blood of humans and many other animals, including dogs and cats. Brown dog ticks dwell naturally in grassy areas, which is why they favor a habitat on residential lawns. When dogs move about on residential lawns, brown dog ticks often jump onto dogs from blades of…

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A Look at Bed Bug Look-Alikes

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.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…

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