If bed bugs were left behind by your guests or hitched a ride along with your vacation momentos, the time is now to identify an infestation before it grows. Bed bug fecal is themost common evidence of bed bugs and if you know where to look, and have the right tools, it can be fast and easy to positively identify this physical evidence.
Halloween creepy - It’s either a rare genetic mutation, an entirely new species of bed bug, or the common bed bug is evolving into something rather sinister.
CBC's the Doc Zone will present a 1-hour documentary on the growing and pervasive bed bug problem. Shot in Canada, the US and Thailand, the film exposes what experts are labelling a 'global pandemic'.
Modern interpretations of kidney bean leaves and spider webs to trap bed bugs on the horizon. Will they be effective enough to make into the bed bug tool box?
Finding bed bugs in your hotel room, home or office may one day be as simple as a hand-held container of another insect trained to respond to the bed bug scent.
86 percent kill rate against bed bugs for the common parasitic drug Ivermectin (Mectizan outside the US) shared in research paper released at international tropical medicine convention.
Bogus bed bug sprays caught by FTC - claims of prevention and repellent effects unfounded.
BC Housing is taking a more 'hands-on' approach. In February, BC Housing added two ‘thermal remediation trailers’ to travel the lower mainland and tackle bed bug infestations head-on.
Among bed bug suffers, a common lament is a thrist for self-medication with alcoholic beverages. Little did we know, there is some benefit to this approach—other than the euphoria of the imbiber.
How to kill bed bugs with a bed bug killing machine? The PackTite Closet kills all stages of bedbugs with safe, chemical-free convection heat. The only portable heat chamber available for Canadians is also the best one.
Could an unlikely bed bug cure spring from treatment for river blindness?
Two years battling bed bugs and tenant receives small compensation – for mice, not bed bugs – from Toronto Community Housing Corporation.
Recent bed bug reports for Guelph, Hamilton, Kamloops, Montreal, Owen Sound, Toronto and Vancouver.
Project to track bed bug DNA world-wide could unravel the question, "where do bed bugs come from?"
For some individuals facing bed bugs gives rise to feelings of anxiety, insomnia, avoidance behaviours and obsessive behaviours. These may be indications of posttraumatic stress disorder.
The numbers don’t lie - analysis of monthly services calls by American pest management companies reveals hot summer months mean bed bug season is upon us.
The concept bombs are a cost-effective alternative to professional extermination services has exploded—bed bug bombs are duds. Ohio State University study proves bedbug bombs to be futile—the infestation is not controlled, money is wasted, and effective treatment is hindered. "The public is ill-served when products do not perform in accordance with labelling. Also, the ineffective use of these products can lead to further resistance in insects" states Susan Jones, urban entomologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University.
The sudden appearance of mystery bite-marks starts Kelly Kreth down a path of panic and sleepless nights with visions of bed bugs lurking behind every baseboard and in every nook and cranny of her apartment.
Bed Bug Mutts is the first Canadian Bed Bug Scent Detection K-9 Team to achieve accredited status with all three of the top third-party certifying agencies in the canine scent detection industry - NESDCA, IBBMA and WDDO.
Learn the right way to wash all stages of bed bugs away with a 100% kill rate. Avoid the wrong methods that will leave live bed bugs and viable bed bug eggs.