“BedBuggedNYC” : 9/15/11

BRICKUNDERGROUND TO HOLD MEETUP: “BedBuggedNYC”:  Thursday, September 15th, 6:30pm-8:30pm –Event Co-Hosted by Neighborhood Social Networking Site Romio.com and Sponsored by Bed Bug Fumigation Specialists– New York, August 22, 2011 –BrickUnderground, http://www.BrickUnderground.com, the online survival guide to finding a NYC apartment and living through the aftermath, has announced its second Meetup event, “BedBuggedNYC.” The free, panel-style event… Continue reading “BedBuggedNYC” : 9/15/11

Bed Bug FREE moving

Once virtually eradicated in the United States, bed bugs have become America’s pest nightmare, especially here in the five boroughs of New York City. Bed bugs are the ultimate hitchhikers, no place is immune from them — homes, apartments, offices, hospitals, assisted living facilities and even five-star hotels. Bed Bugs hide in furniture, mattresses, box… Continue reading Bed Bug FREE moving

Bed Bug Checkpoint

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

NPMA: 2011 Bugs Without Borders Survey – Executive Summary

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

NPMA: How to Avoid Bedbugs While Traveling

Frommers.com Wednesday, April 13, 2011 They’re back and they’re bigger than ever: After a decades-long hiatus, bedbugs have made a creepy-crawly comeback in hotels, office buildings, department stores — you name it — all across the U.S. In fact, according to a recent poll conducted by the National Pest Management Association(www.pestworld.org), 95% of the pest control… Continue reading NPMA: How to Avoid Bedbugs While Traveling

Bedbug Season is here, but Survey Shows the Public Struggles to Learn Bedbug Basics

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

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Oldest Pest Control Firm in New York Launches Its First Ad Campaign to Educate Consumers

New York’s largest and oldest pest control firm, Assured Environments, is launching its first official marketing campaign in 76 years. An internet campaign focusing on a variety of the company’s products and services will support the television initiative. As New York’s largest and oldest pest control firm, Assured Environments has built its business on superior service and… Continue reading Oldest Pest Control Firm in New York Launches Its First Ad Campaign to Educate Consumers

Bed Bug FAIL?: New York approves Lambdastar label amendment

Recent news about a New York state label change for Lambdastar and it’s licensed application for bed bug treatment might seem good news for PMPs/PCOs looking for new weapons in their fight against bed bugs. Unfortunately, it is apparently clear that someone missed their physiology of bed bugs class where they would have learned that… Continue reading Bed Bug FAIL?: New York approves Lambdastar label amendment

Gotham Schools: Bed bug invasion continues unabated for 2010/2011 season

Bedbugs, the parasitic insects whose infestation levels have reached near epidemic proportions in New York City, were discovered in schools at an unprecedented rate this year, according to totals released by the city Department of Education. There were 3,590 confirmed cases of bedbugs found in schools this year, a rate that more than tripled the… Continue reading Gotham Schools: Bed bug invasion continues unabated for 2010/2011 season

July is Here and So are the New York Bed Bugs…and Ticks Too?

July is Here and So are the New York Bed Bugs…and Ticks Too?.   As expected, Assured Environments, New York’s largest pest management company, has had an increase in bed bug service requests recently. But the recent outbreak of ticks in New York and surge in tick-related calls within the past two weeks has surpassed… Continue reading July is Here and So are the New York Bed Bugs…and Ticks Too?