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Why Heat Treatments Fail.

Why Heat Treatments Fail. The heat treatment process varies from one pest control company to another. They  are not the same, although more inexperienced companies may disagree. The truth of the matter is there are many different methodologies used.  Some are more successful than others.  At FL Bed Bug Experts, we use a scientific approach…

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Bed Bug Anatomy

It is important to know what to look for when inspecting for bed bugs. However, the physical traits of a bed bug can easily be mistaken for other insects if you do not fully know the bed bug anatomy. Antennae Bed bugs use antennae as sensors to guide them towards sleeping hosts, where the…

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Do Bed Bugs Eat Other Insects?

There are many insects that eat other bugs. For example, cockroaches, masked hunters, pharaoh ants, centipedes and some spiders will eat bed bugs. Lady bugs are also known to eat bed bug nymphs because they are much smaller than the adult bed bug. However, do bed bugs feed on roaches or some…

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The Bed Bug Life Cycle

If you have discovered bed bugs in your home, then you are probably panicking and want to find out how to get rid of them as soon as possible. It is important to learn about the life cycle of in order to fully understand what you are up against. If you notice several generations of bed…

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Electronics & Heat Treatments

Preparing your home for a heat treatment is very important, especially when it comes to electronics. All electronics such as TV's, computers/laptops etc. need to be unplugged with the exception of the appliances such as stove, refrigerator, microwave and washer/dryer to prevent any damage from occurring. Appliances are designed to withstand higher temperatures.…

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Bed Bug Vs. Flea Bites

Fleas prefer living on furry animals such as cats and dogs, typically around their neck and belly areas. However, they may bite people incidentally, after jumping off a host. In humans, flea bites generally appear on the legs and ankles. Bed bugs prefer to eat the blood of humans. They typically will live in beds and…

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Bed Bug Prevention During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us and is the busiest travel season of the year. By following a few simple steps, you can reduce the risk of encountering bed bugs. Tips for Holiday Parties If you are having a party and are worried about bed bugs, here are some simple steps to take: Do not put…

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phone outlet with bed bug fecal matter behind it

How Will I know if I have Bed Bugs?

Bed Bugs like to hide where you sleep or places where you may sit and relax for long periods of time. If you find bites and suspect that you may have bed bugs, try searching for them. You may find tiny black dots, their droppings or red blood stains, which are signs they…

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Can You Feel Bed Bug Bites?

Bed bugs have survived for many years by being elusive. Hiding is what they do best. In fact, their main defense mechanism is to only come out to feed when humans are unlikely to be aware of them. Bed bugs are nocturnal, so they tend do to come out at night. They come out…

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CURBSIDE ALERT…FREE COUCH! (Bed bugs included)

Bed bugs are often transported from one location to another through infested belongings, such as furniture. From curbside trash to furniture rentals, there are plenty of ways that used furniture can carry the possibility of bed bugs if you’re not careful. Furniture that is thrown out for garbage and left on the curbside is often how bed bugs are…

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