Bed Bugs Northwest

Archive | January, 2010

Task Force for bed bugs moves forward

Sponsored by Multnomah Public Health, the Bed Bug Advisory Task Force met on Tuesday, January 26th for the third time to decide how to move forward. With representatives from the Portland City Council, Nick Fish’s office, and Commissioner Kafoury’s office, the ad-hoc group feels they can move toward a more formal structure and created committees […]

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Bed Bugs Northwest was mentioned in today’s issue of the PSU Vanguard as a reference for more information on bed bug treatment and preparation. If you are living in student housing affected by bed bugs, use caution when using shared furniture in common areas such as libraries, coffee shops, and common lounge areas. Besides being […]

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Do it yourself Bed Bug Monitor Trap

Pretty exciting stuff! You can make a bed bug monitor for $15. We know that bed bugs are all mixed up, right? Instead of trying to get away from people, like normal bugs, bed bugs want to find and eat them. Ok, I exaggerate, they don’t eat people, just their blood. Is there a difference? […]

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Bed bugs in downtown Portland?

I couldn’t help but notice on the bed bug registry for Portland, Oregon the concentration of reports in the Northwest and Southwest downtown Portland area. Click on this link to see some infested addresses that have been posted on the Bed Bug Registry. With so many infested buildings (and please keep in mind the majority […]

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Mattress Encasements

Pest company professionals will tell you that if you can only afford one encasement it should be for your box spring. The underside of the box spring provides the perfect breeding ground for bed bugs. Encasing your mattress and box spring traps bed bugs inside and prevents bed bugs including newly hatched bed bugs from […]

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