Thinking about tackling that bed bug problem in your building by yourself? You might want to think again or at least get a second opinion before you pull the pin on that “bug bomb” in your hand. According to a recent report by the CDC and EPA, from 2003-2010 nearly 111 cases of illness and… Continue reading CDC Study: One Death, 100+ Illnesses linked to Bed Bug Targeting Insecticides
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Bedbugs in Hotels: New Data behind the Growing Epidemic
SEATTLE, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Thousands of US travelers hoped that the bedbugs wouldn’t bite this summer but reports show that they did, at an outstanding rate. In the wake of the 2010 Bedbug Epidemic the number of bedbug reports for 2011 (January 1–September 1) shattered 2010 totals by more than 660%.… Continue reading Bedbugs in Hotels: New Data behind the Growing Epidemic
Top 10 Bed Bug Infestation Spots
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
“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
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
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?
A step towards bed bug free moving trucks
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