How to spot and prevent bedbugs while you travel
They're creepy, crawly, night-time feasters. Yep, bed bugs. Even if you've never encountered these pesky, skin-nibbling insects, just the thought of them will likely make your skin crawl.
When traveling, you're particularly susceptible. Whether you're staying in high end hotels, dirt-cheap roadside motels or crammed in hostels, doesn't much matter - bed bugs dont give a hoot about star ratings.
In an interview with Tanya Enberg of Chic Savvy Travels Blog, Adam Greenberg, bed bug expert and president of USBedBugs.com, reveals everything you need to know about reducing nasty encounters with bedbugs on the road and, more importantly, prevent them from hopping a ride home with you in your suitcase.
Top Entomologists Call 2012 Pivotal Year in Bed Bug War
Leading experts participating in a recent Bed Bug Summit have called
2012 a critical year in the goal to control the U.S. bed bug invasion.
Entomologists, pest control professionals and manufacturers of products
designed to stem the bed bug tide all weighed-in, and agreed that what we do this year will be crucial.
Schools Score Poor Grades for Bed Bugs
If you hear of a bed bug outbreak at your school, dont panic. We have some tips you may want to consider taking on when your child returns from school. These are also helpful tips when you are coming back from traveling.
Bed Bug Prevention
Bed bugs are excellent hitchhikers, moving from one infested location to another via luggage, purses, boxes and clothing. Before 1950, people were aware of bed bugs and how they traveled from place to place and infested ones home. Today, most people no little or nothing at all about bed bugs. Becoming aware is the first step in bed bug prevention.