Bed Bugs

5 questions with Allergy Technologies President Joseph Latino

February 1, 2018 By
" ... the Think Tank earmarked 2018 as the 'Year for Bed Bug Prevention.'" Read more»
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Bed Bug Think Tank

Web Exclusive: Why I support a preventive approach to bed bugs

January 22, 2018 By
Editor’s Note: To learn more about the Bed Bug Prevention Think Tank and its Working Party, please see p. 75 of the January 2018 issue of Pest Management Professional magazine. Bed bug prevention is a concept that has been bandied about... Read more»

Bed bug-educated clients are an asset

January 18, 2018 By
Many of the “bed bugs” that people find are not bed bugs at all. Read more»
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Tips for using interceptors for bed bug services

November 22, 2017 By
Thoroughly clean your interceptors every four weeks with a microfiber cloth. Read more»
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Study: Are bed bugs attracted to dirty laundry?

October 10, 2017 By
A new study suggests that leaving worn clothes exposed in sleeping areas when traveling may facilitate the dispersal of bed bugs. Read more»
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PMPs: What to do when bed bugs return

September 27, 2017 By
⦁ Bed bugs are highly attracted to areas with previous activity. ⦁ A new bed bug is likely to find its way to old evidence. It can be exasperating to get a report of a fresh bite from a bed... Read more»
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4 reasons for bed bug treatment failure

September 20, 2017 By
The control of bed bugs is a challenge even for the most experienced and talented pest management professional (PMP). It requires thorough inspections, good preparation and meticulous applications — and even so, retreats are not uncommon. Among the many reasons... Read more»
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Bed bugs’ name can be misconstrued

September 13, 2017 By
One of the biggest problems with bed bugs is their name. Consumers associate the problem with their bed or one they recently occupied. After all, that’s where the bugs attack us, right? Even pest management professionals (PMPs) get pulled into... Read more»
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Customer preparation key to bed bug treatments

September 6, 2017 By
Customer preparation is one of the biggest challenges in bed bug treatments. It is crucial that customers know what prep work needs to be done before your arrival — and in our experience, explaining why aids in customer compliance. With... Read more»
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Terminix discloses top 20 US cities for bed bug infestations

August 31, 2017 By
Terminix released a list of the top 20 bed bug-infested cities in America, based on service requests the company received during the first half of 2017. Two Ohio cities top the list. The top 20 cities for bed bug infestations... Read more»
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