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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 […]
Residual pesticides spray pesticides contained in microscopic bubbles the bed bugs will walk through after feeding when they are heaviest. Gross, I know. ** That is why you will be instructed to keep sleeping in your bed. You are the bait needed to fatten them up so they can drag their blood filled bellied through […]
Diatomaceous earth or bed bug powders do not belong in your car. They are not the solution to your problem and can make you sick. It can get in your lungs, or your children’s or passengers lungs. Your car needs specialized treatment using pest strips, steaming and cleaning. So repeat after me. I will not […]
Worried you had bed bugs in your hotel, hostel, air bnb? How to deal with bed bugs when you travel Are you traveling this summer? Will you use a plane, taxi, or rideshare? Did you wake up at the hotel with itchy bites? Were you required to put your purse and bags on the floor of […]
Will freezing kill bed bugs? When dealing with an infestation I think we all ask ourselves if we can freeze bed bugs as another tool in our bed bug killing arsenal, and the answer is “Yes, but…” As we have learned, bed bugs and their eggs in particular, have evolved to be very durable. For […]
When you are dealing with an infestation, the thought of having to deal with bed bugs in your car feels like your nightmare is getting bigger, not smaller. An infestation in your car has even bigger implications like reinfesting your home during treatment, infesting your workplace, friends and family. I know, that was me. Below […]
How bed bugs reproduce (video!!) (You might not want to watch this video before you go to sleep, or bed) I would have liked better music to go with the ambiance in this video. Just kidding, this is a little hard to watch but a lot of you ask about how bed bugs reproduce or […]
Rutgers University has produced an excellent bed bug video This is a very good video introduction to bed bugs 101, their biology and examples of integrated pest management. Understanding both of these topics is key to ending your bed bug infestation sooner, rather than later. If you have bed bugs, the first important rule you absolutely […]
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 […]
Bed Bug Cartoon Having bed bugs sucks, pun intended. Hopefully, this will bring a smile to you.