Tag: bed bugs

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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Orkin ranks top 50 US cities for bed bugs

January 9, 2018 By
"The number of bed bug infestations in the United States is still rising," says Dr. Tim Husen, an Orkin entomologist. "They continue to invade our homes and businesses on a regular basis because they are not seasonal pests, and only need blood to survive," he says. Read more»
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Susan McKnight Inc.: ClimbUp

December 21, 2017 By
Susan McKnight has redesigned the ClimbUp Insect Interceptor, switching the material from polyethylene to virgin no-break polypropylene. The bottom is now twice as thick and polished to a mirror finish. The interceptors are tougher, thicker, slicker and free of talc.... Read more»
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PMPs share 2018 service plans

December 7, 2017 By
What’s on tap for 2018? Read more»
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PMPs rank top 5 most-prevalent species

December 6, 2017 By
Carpenter ants top our State of the Industry lists this year. Read more»

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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Protect-A-Bed: ThermalStrike Expedition

October 2, 2017 By
Just drop in a full bag and go: The Expedition offers 6.4 cubic feet of fully usable, wall-to-wall bed bug heat treatment capacity. Great for working through big batches of items. Includes two heavy duty liner bags and corded thermometer.... 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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