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Could this be it? The silver bullet to end the bed bugs’ reign of terror?

The Economist has the following dramatic article: Few things destroy the reputation of a high-class hotel faster than bed bugs. These vampiric arthropods, which almost disappeared from human dwellings with the introduction of synthetic insecticides after the second world war, are making a comeback. They can drink seven times their own weight in blood in a night, leaving itchy welts on the ... More »

 

The Bedbug Summit

The Bedbug Summit

We live-tweeted the Bedbug Summit: Bedbug summit in Chicago! 10:47 AM Sep 21st via mobile web todayshow Interesting fact TODAY: North America's first ever #BedBugs Summit is being held in Chicago 8:19 AM Sep 21st via web by AMintheAM Retweeted by you and 34 others Hashtag #bedbugsummit is the one to follow, folks. #bedbugs #bedbug 10:51... More »

 

Preventative Bed Bug Checking

Preventative Bed Bug Checking

The following is a very positive development. As more and more hotels begin preventatively bringing in bug-sniffing dogs, there will be an increase in transparency and consumers will be able to tell which places take bedbugs seriously. From a local Philly ABC station in March: John Cochie, innkeeper of the Alexander Inn in center city says he's taken preventive steps, such as regu... More »

 

About Bed Bug Sniffing Dogs

About Bed Bug Sniffing Dogs

Here's some good information on bedbug sniffing dogs: What breeds of dogs can be used to detect bedbugs? Several breeds can be trained to detect bedbugs. These include Beagles, Border Collies and Labradors. How long does it take to train a dog to detect Bedbugs? It supposedly takes from 600 - 800 hours of training for the dog to reach sufficient accuracy to be able to work in th... More »

 

How to Check a Hotel Room for Bed Bugs

How to Check a Hotel Room for Bed Bugs

So you have no choice. Life must go on and you will be staying in a hotel. You check the bedbug registry, but once you arrive at the hotel, you have to make sure you don't have blood-sucking roommates. So where should you check for bedbugs when entering a hotel room? This video provides a good idea of where they hide, what their stains on mattresses look like - and provides some appropri... More »

 

Photo Comparison of Bedbugs and Lice

Photo Comparison of Bedbugs and Lice

Often, people want to know if they are dealing with bedbugs or lice. The two are very different creatures, what they share in common is that they both cause similar anguish in their human hosts. The following are lice: These are bed bugs: ... More »

 

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