Category: Bed Bug Information

Symptoms of a Bed Bug Bite

Bed Bug Bites on an Arm

When you have bed bugs, there are a number of signs to look for. A bite is one of the most obvious signs of an infestation. Once you notice telltale signs, it is important to treat your home to prevent an infestation. Symptoms to Look for A bed bug can leave a red mark on… Read more »

Bed Bugs Vs Transportation

Transportation

We’ve all heard the horror stories about bed bug infested hotel rooms or holiday rental cabins that are crawling with the nasty critters. Alas, bed bugs are equal opportunity pests that can take up residence anywhere: homes, stores, hospitals, dorm rooms and churches can all suffer from bug infestations. Well, you can now add another… Read more »

Places you may find bed bugs

Places to Go

You’ve heard all about bedbugs in hotels, but did you know they’re also hiding (and waiting to hitch a ride home with you) in these common public places? Bedbugs are smaller than a grain of rice, but visible to the naked eye. So be on the lookout, and check out these top places to accidentally… Read more »

Bed Bug FAQs

Bed Bugs on someones skin

There’s so much information about bed bugs out there, that it can be overwhelming. So I thought I would put together a list of frequently asked questions to make learning about them a little easier for you. Here’s everything you need to know about bed bugs. What do bed bugs look like? Adult bed bugs… Read more »

Bed Bugs Are Evolving

The Head of a Bed Bug with a Black Background

One problem about insects, and bed bugs, is that their life spans and reproduction cycles are so short that evolutionary processes that would take thousands of years in other species can occur very quickly. Over a matter of years the entire population could change and have different strengths and weaknesses. Gene mutations are a normal… Read more »

Bed Bugs and Your Pets

Dog in a House of Bed Bugs

Pets are known to carry bugs like lice, ticks and fleas. Many people assume that your pets are equally as likely to have bed bugs. However bed bugs are not too concerned about munching on your furry friends. They can, however, be great taxis for bed bugs. If I find a bed bug on my… Read more »

How To Avoid Bed Bugs While Traveling

Luggage with clothes, other items

While traveling, bed bugs aren’t a concern most people think about. But nonetheless, traveling does our you at risk of contracting bed bugs. While most travelers will never encounter a bed bug in their lives, it is still wise to know how to avoid bed bugs when traveling and stop them from spreading to your… Read more »

The Lifecycle of a Bed Bug

House Bed Bugs on Skin

When it comes to bed bugs, the more you know, the better off you are. Knowing everything you can about these bugs can help you if you ever end up with an infestation. Like all other bugs, bed bugs go through stages of life. Knowing what bed bugs look like throughout all of their stages,… Read more »

Heat Treatment Vs Chemical Treatment

So you’ve come down with a case of bed bugs and you need to treat it but you aren’t sure what to go with. Some people say heat treatment is the most effective and some say chemical treatment is the way to go. So what truly is the best option? In this article I’m going… Read more »

Key Signs You Have Bed Bugs

A homeowners biggest nightmare is a bed bug infestation. Millions of people around the world suffer from bed bug infestations every single year. Even worse, infestations go undetected because homeowners aren’t sure what to look for. If they stay undetected for a long time, they will continue to multiply and can become a major stressor… Read more »