Extreme Bed Bug Measures

Taking extreme measures I found an interesting news story in the Toronto Star about a man who installed a hatch – very similar to those found on sailboats – in his door. Why did he install the hatch? He did it to prevent thousands of bed bugs living in his…

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Why Are Bed Bugs Are So Hard To Kill

Entomologists have been grappling with this question for as long as they’ve been battling bed bugs, but the answer has remained a mystery – until now. Virginia Tech Professor of Entomology Dr. Zach Adelman, author of a recently published paper in a U.S. science journal, has made an important discovery…

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Toronto Bed Bugs Battles

Bed Bug Hotspots If you have a look at the map of Toronto, you’ll notice several extremely red areas. Each red dot represents at least one bed bug report; some represent several reports. Reports are not restricted to hotels and motels – reports have been filed against apartment buildings too.…

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How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

Are You Trying to Get Rid of Bed Bugs in the New York City Metro Area? Got Bed Bugs in New York, NY, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island and Long Island? Are You Prepared for the Biggest Bed Bug Epidemic to hit New York City with Estimates of…

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Simcoe County Battles Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are becoming a huge problem to Simcoe County residents, according to an article found in the Barrie Examiner. When concerned mother, Diane Manouris, discovered that one of the school’s families had been struggling with an infestation she seriously considered removing her children from their school in Barrie. She’d…

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Manhatan Pest Problem

Manhattan Island, a borough of New York City, often called New York, NY, is ground zero for pest control issues in NYC and all of the United States, because pound for pound Manhattan has the highest concentration of people anywhere in the region. The biggest challenge for Manhattan, New York…

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Bed Bugs Bugging Student Dorms

Bed Bugs in Residence In the past couple of weeks, there have been over twenty articles written on bed bug discoveries across Canada. The Ottawa Citizen, CBC news, Maclean’s magazine and CTV news have all reported bed bug infestations in residence apartments at two Ontario Universities. Apparently both universities have…

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Bed Bug Heat Treatment Process

Bed Bug Heat Treatment Process – A chemical-free way to kill bed bugs Thermal Remediation® is the most thorough and comprehensive method of eradicating bed bugs – proving lethal at all stages of the bed bug’s life cycle. This revolutionary, eco-friendly process to treat beg bug infestations with heat is…

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Follow Up To BC Bed Bug Story

On August 26th, Heat-N-Go posted a blog about a major infestation in Nanaimo, BC. The details for our blog post were taken entirely from an article found on Canada.com. Since then, we’ve had an opportunity to speak personally with Sherayna Mattson to get a better idea of just how bad…

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Rodent control

Baits Baits come in pellet and block form. For mice we recommend Maki Pellets and for rats we recommend the Contrac Blocks. These are both strong anticoagulant products that make the rodents die from internal bleeding. Vitamin K is the antidote for accidental poisonings of pets but extreme care should…

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Is The Bed Bug Problem Overstated

I read an interesting article on Canada.com this morning. Its author, Mike Stachiew, questions where all the bed bugs have gone, and implies that the North American epidemic is in fact not an epidemic at all. Stachiew’s story: While travelling in northeastern America, Stachiew saw the occasional sign on the…

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New Bed Bug Technology Is Here

New bed bug technology developed As bed bug infestations increase across North America, scientists are scrambling to find better ways of detecting and eradicating them. Yesterday, Science News released an article about a technological breakthrough that will make the search for bed bugs that much more effective. Bed bug battlers…

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Scorpions

Description Scorpions are close relatives of spiders, ticks and mites. They have broad, flat bodies with eight legs. They are most easily identified by their two pincer-like “crab legs” at the front of their bodies and four pairs of legs followed by the six-segmented stinger-tipped tail at the back. Scorpions…

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Bed Bugs

Bedbugs have four-segmented antennae that are attached to the head between the prominent compound eyes. The two-segmented beak is located beneath the head passing back between the front legs. Bedbugs cannot fly. Biology Bedbugs tend to live in clusters and hide in cracks and crevices which are nesting areas during…

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