Bed Bugs vs. Fleas?

What’s the difference between bed bugs and fleas? Knowing whether you’re facing off with bed bugs or fleas can make a lot of difference in who you call and how you proceed. Here’s how to tell. Bed Bug vs. FleaShutterstock (2) If you’re not really sure if you’re dealing with bed bugs or fleas, you’re…

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Bed Bugs: What NOT to do

DO NOT: panic. You can control bed bugs with careful inspection and by using proper control methods. try to kill bed bugs by using agricultural or garden pesticides. Using outdoor pesticides to control bed bugs can make you or your family very sick. use products that appear to be “homemade” or “custom formulated.” Homemade products…

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CDC Warns About Pesticides

If you or anyone you know has a bed bug infestation, please read the below articles regarding the dangers of using and misusing pesticides and insecticides.   The less expensive treatment could come with major side effects and health problems, on top of the added cost for health care. Heat treatments are 100% safe and the most…

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CHAGAS DISEASE AND BED BUGS

CHAGAS DISEASE AND BED BUGS What is Chagas Disease? The Brazilian doctor Carlos Chagas discovered Chagas disease in the early 1900s. The disease is spread through the droppings of kissing bugs (also called assassin bugs). Kissing bugs like to suck blood near people’s eyes and mouth at night and will defecate near the bite. People…

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Florida State Policy on Bed Bugs

In Florida, landlords are responsible for and must pay for the extermination of bed bugs. … ” the landlord of a dwelling unit other than a single-family home or duplex shall, at all times of the tenancy, make reasonable provisions for: Extermination of rats, mice, ants and wood destroying organisms and bed bugs. The 2018 Florida Statutes Title VI CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Chapter 83  LANDLORD AND TENANT 83.51 Landlord’s…

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