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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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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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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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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