Bedbug Beacon CO2 Active Monitor
Posted by USBedBugs.com on 3/29/2012
The Bed Bug Beacon CO2 monitor is one of the most popular products at USBedBugs.com. It is commonly used by property and housing managers to test for signs of bed bugs after guests or residents have moved out of a unit. Homeowners are commonly using the Beacon monitor in rooms where guests have stayed to make sure that bed bugs were not left behind when their guests have moved out. Find out more about the Bedbug Beacon CO2 Active Monitor, which is a great monitor to use for early detection or after treatment to catch any stubborn bed bugs that have survived or have just hatched.
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.
The Bed Bug Combat Manual
Paul J. Bello creates an easy to comprehend book for both the professional and the general public. His content style has merit as he presents a strong case that there is still time to educate in order to get a handle on bed bugs. Simply put its - a "How to Book" for anyone who deals with bed bugs.
The Top 50 US Cities for Bed Bugs
Posted by USBedBugs.com on 3/19/2012
Announced this month the top 50 bed bug cities for 2011, and several of them are popular spring break destinations. "The changes in some cities' rankings show bed bugs continue to be a problem in most areas of the U.S.," said Orkin entomologist and Technical Services Director Ron Harrison, Ph.D.
Warm Winter Leads to More Bed Bugs
Posted by USBedBugs.com on 3/15/2012
With a string of 70-plus degree days this week, people are trading in their boots for sandals and retiring winter coats to closets. But humans aren't the only ones eager to scurry out into the spring-like warmth. The warm weather is a good sign for all types of bugs, good and bad. After one of the mildest winters on record, mosquitoes, termites, ticks and even stink bugs are already making their moves, hatching and leaving hibernation earlier than usual.
New Bed Bug Identification Tool - Bed Bug Blue
One of the most common signs of bedbug infestation, fecal spots, are also one of the hardest to accurately identify. Bed Bug Blue™ is a simple and inexpensive test kit designed to aid in the identification of fecal spots left behind by hidden bed bugs. After only one minute you will be able to determine if the black spots are actually from bed bugs or not! It's better to know for sure before investing a lot of time and money treating for bed bugs.
March 18-24 is Poison Prevention Week
Posted by USBedBugs.com on 3/7/2012
According to the EPA, U.S. Poison Control Centers receive a call every 13 seconds about someone being exposed to a poison. More than 50% of these cases involve children under six years of age. Every year, more than 70,000 calls are made to poison centers with concerns about exposure to common household pesticides.
The Safer Pest Control Project of Chicago has released their Ten Steps for Pest Control factsheet; a great resource for safe and effective pest management.
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.