Most county health departments have a Vector Control section that may be able to identify your insect for free, if you have found an insect you think is a bed bug or any other insect, actually. Some County Health Departments, like Multnomah have an entomologist who can identify your bugs for free! Imagine how excited […]
Without a positive identification by a pest control professional or entomologist, you cannot know with absolute certainty that you have bed bugs.
Carpet Beetles are sometimes confused with bed bugs Carpet beetles and cockroaches come up a lot in conversations about identifying bed bugs. Cockroaches and bed bugs are the most similar, but are noticeably different under a lighted magnifier where you can see the cockroach has hairy legs and bed bugs have no fur or hair […]