The next time that you travel, you might want to follow these tips: Use a flashlight or UV light to inspect your hotel room for live bed bugs or evidence of activity such as fecal material, shed skins or bloodspots. If room is suspect, request a different room. Using a business card and hand lens… Continue reading Don’t bring THEM home…
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
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
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
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?
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!