I can only speak about the Pest Control Companies I used, so here goes. Halt – I would not call them back EVER. That’s all I’m going to say. Terminex – My property management company had a contract with Terminex and I had my doubts. But they definitely helped. The freezing Cryonite treatment only kills […]
April the Bed Bug Sniffing Dog, Sprague Pest Control. Hopefully the saga ends here. On Friday a bug sniffing dog and her handler came out to give a check on the bed bug situation. It’s been five weeks with no bites or trace of them. My house came out all clear. So that makes Dave […]
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200906/bedbugs A good story about bed bug dogs. If you kow a company that will have a dog come to a residence in Portland, lemme know!
It’s been about two months since my last treatment, and you know what? Things are much better. Of course after the last treatment I continued to get bites, so the kitchen chairs…gone, replaced with molded plastic Ikea chairs, no pads, white. Kitchen table, sofa, dresser, computer and subwoofer – vikaned (fumigation). Steamed the floors, baseboards […]
Bed Bugs “On the Media” Bugging Out New York Times reporter David Segal says stories about bedbugs generally follow a hyperbolic pattern: They’re back. They’re everywhere. They suck your blood and ruin your life. Segal talks about the hysterical coverage and explains why a bedbug story is every editor’s dream.
This weeks Pop Quiz: Which of these kills bed bugs on contact? The correct answer is 90% or better Alcohol. Heat at 120+ will kill adults to eggs, but not instantly. In a dryer wet clothes take longer to heat up. Recommendations from PCO’s in the know, say 1 hour, plus 30 extra minutes if […]
It’s gross, but it helps us all suffering from Bed Bugs when more people are aware of them. It helps with quicker identification, and hopefully, quicker reaction. http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/30223729#30223729 (really, the commercial at the beginning isn’t very long)