Researchers discover a molecule, a histamine so appealing to bed bugs, that in laboratory tests using human subjects, even hungry bed bugs did not seek out food once in contact with the histamine. Can they invent a substance that will make bed bugs choose to stay hiding, and not to feed? The Simon Fraser University […]
Archive | May, 2015
Bed Bug Cartoon Having bed bugs sucks, pun intended. Hopefully, this will bring a smile to you.
Have you heard or read that cinnamon kills bed bugs? Or that lavender oil, patchouli, red pepper or cloves will kill bed bugs or at least prevent them from biting you? Cinnamon, lavender, salt, etc., do not harm bed bugs in any way and trying these ineffective methods will only give bed bugs more time to […]
I was SO HAPPY to see this bed bug poster displayed in the lobby of a large subsidized housing building. The same building previously was a disaster of untreated or ineffective treatment for everything but bed bugs. Needless to say six years ago the low-income building, older brick, three stories, was bed bug heaven. Tenants […]
This is an excellent video showing exactly how to make a bed bug trap for your bed (or four bed bug traps, one for each bed leg) This is a quick video and you probably have most of the supplies needed. I have a couple of comments about the supplies they use since I made […]