We often get queries from our readers and most of them are pertaining to the identification of bed bugs. Pet owners especially want to know ‘the difference between ticks and bed bugs’. We thought that is a great question so we decided to go ahead with a blog post on that. Today we will answer the question: ‘does a bed bug look like a tick?’ Bed bugs and Ticks: … [Read more...] about How To Tell The Difference Between Ticks And Bed Bugs
About Bed Bugs
Summer is here and with it comes a plethora of problems, primary among them being bugs. Bugs, be it ants, cockroaches or other common household pests can be a serious health issue. Bed bugs get especially worse as they can leave you with serious bite marks all over your body. Many people wonder whether bed bugs lie dormant all throughout winter and whether summer is the … [Read more...] about Are Bed Bugs Worse in Summer? How To Protect Your Home
Did you know that nearly 43 states in the USA have a bed bug infestation? This massive outbreak is not going to diminish anytime soon thanks to confusing laws and lack of education of the public. Majority of people do not even know that they have brought bed bugs home from a hotel. In many home infestations; problems first arise when someone with bed bugs on their clothes … [Read more...] about Hotel Bed Bug Compensation: What You Need To Know!
The bed bug or Cimex lectularius is an annoying parasite. It is a wingless creature that comes out to feed at night. It generally requires human or animal blood for its meals and for completing its six life stages. If you have been waking up with puffy welts and bites on your skin, or are suspecting bed bug infestation, then the following bed bug quiz can help. Circle the … [Read more...] about Do You Have Bed Bugs? Find Out With This Bed Bug Quiz!
It might be hard to imagine; but the bed bugs were completely eradicated once. However; today, they are back with a vengeance and more American cities are dealing with a bed bug crisis than we care to admit. Many theaters and hotels in New York have had to be temporarily closed down due to the bed bug menace. Thus, bed bugs are causing not just psychological problems to … [Read more...] about The Return of Bed Bugs: Why Did The Bedbugs Come Back?
If you have found even one bed bug on your mattress, then do note that there are bound to be many more of these pests lurking nearby. This is due to the simple fact that female bed bugs lay hundreds of eggs in cracks, crevices and other hard-to-access areas. These bugs also hide during the day and come out only at night to feed when they are attracted to the heat and … [Read more...] about I Found One Bed Bug On My Bed: Are There More?
The bed bug infestation which we thought was over post the Second World War era has actually made resurgence in the 1990s. Today, bed bug cities are a national problem in the United States. The bugs are everywhere: in five star hotels, movie halls, clothing centers and even our daycares and schools. Nearly 95% of pest control management agencies in the country claim to … [Read more...] about The Most Bed Bug Infested Cities in the USA – See How Bad It Is
In this guide, we will study some important ways to avoid bed bugs while travelling so that you not only enjoy a pest-free vacation but also avoid bringing them back into your home. First: let us consider how bed bug infestations occurred over the years. Bed bugs: A brief history Bed bugs are back, and they are bigger and more annoying than ever. And if you are one of … [Read more...] about Avoid Bed Bugs While Traveling By Following These Easy Steps
The only clear indication that you have bed bugs is to watch out for bed bug signs and symptoms which we will be discussing in this guide. Often, people assume that a bite on the human skin is due to the presence of bed bugs. However there are many explanations for such bites and several species of insects can cause similar ones. Hence, it is important to educate yourself … [Read more...] about 6 Bed Bug Signs and Symptoms to Watch Out For
The family of bed bugs, commonly known as Cimicidae, consists of two sub-varieties namely the common bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) and the tropical bed bugs (Cimex Hemipterus). The C.Lectularius is predominantly seen in temperate regions while the tropical bed bugs, as their name suggests, are seen in tropical or warmer regions including southern states of USA as well as … [Read more...] about Tropical Bed Bugs – Cimex Hemipterus Bites