The National Pest Management Association cautions travelers as recent hotel and lodging vacancies have emboldened bed bug populationsJune 08, 2020 10:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time FAIRFAX, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As many Americans prepare to hit the road for their summer vacations over the next few months, experts at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) are reminding travelers to stay… Continue reading Travelers Be Warned: Bed Bugs Hungrier Than Ever
Sure, we’ve all heard the nursery rhyme, and we’ve all seen the pictures of rooms cluttered with bed bugs, their nasty skins and droppings, and read the news stories about bed bug infestations, their resistance to pesticides and how they are increasing to pandemic levels throughout the United States. But you are still thinking that… Continue reading Top 10 Bed Bug Infestation Spots
Recently, Habitat Magazine published an interesting article, written by Tom Soter, detailing how Pride Property Management is implementing a new move-in/move-out policy in their buildings to ensure that their for-sale units are free of bed bugs. These days, Alex Kuffel treats the warning he first heard as a child very seriously: “We used to say, ‘Sleep… Continue reading Bed Bug Checkpoint
Recently, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released an Executive Summary of the 2011 Bugs Without Borders Survey. Completed this summer, the NPMA and the University of Kentucky surveyed a nationwide sample of pest management professionals. We are pleased to share an executive summary, featuring the latest findings about the growing bed bug resurgence and… Continue reading NPMA: 2011 Bugs Without Borders Survey – Executive Summary
New Survey Shows Large Portions of the Public Still Get Basic Bedbug Info Wrong Original Post/Release Lawrenceville, N.J.—Bedbug season is here and despite public awareness campaigns, a national survey shows that large swaths of the public are unable to answer the most basic questions about bedbugs correctly. Entomologists urge that having a basic understanding of… Continue reading Bedbug Season is here, but Survey Shows the Public Struggles to Learn Bedbug Basics
Original Post (By Teri Rogers and Margot Slade): Read it HERE If you are moving, you may be understandably concerned about picking up bed bugs in transit. Yet whether out of cost worries, denial or ignorance, New York City moving and storage companies have been slow to adopt procedures that cut down the risk of… Continue reading A step towards bed bug free moving trucks
Lab researchers have shown that today’s generation of bed bugs can survive 1000x higher the lethal dose of chemicals of only a decade ago. Recently, the Ohio State University released the first genetic study of bed bugs, which showed that bed bugs are developing a variety ways to resist the chemicals being used to control… Continue reading UNNATURAL Selection: Bed Bugs now HARDER to kill!