Does DIY Bed Bug Extermination Work?

By |2022-04-07T09:31:22-04:00April 6th, 2022|Bed Bugs|

Every year, 1 in 5 households report a bed bug infestation. Have you been feeling itchy lately? Do you have mysterious bites? If you've got bed bugs, you'll want to deal with them as soon as possible. You have two options: professional bed bug extermination and DIY bed bug extermination. DIY bed bug extermination is

The Common Types of Bed Bugs Found in Homes

By |2022-02-23T15:03:18-05:00January 28th, 2022|Bed Bugs|

Did you know that there has been a resurgence of bedbug infestations ever since 2000 due to how some bed bugs have become more resistant to certain insecticides? The thought of bugs living in your bed can make anyone's skin crawl, but what most people don't know is that there are actually several different types

5 Early Warning Signs of Bed Bugs You Can’t Afford to Ignore

By |2022-02-23T14:55:07-05:00February 8th, 2021|Bed Bugs|

Are you worried you’ve got a bed bug infestation on your hands? Well, we’re not surprised! A whopping 84% of American households experience a pest problem each year, and few are as troublesome, distressing, and downright disgusting as Cimex lectularius (AKA, bed bugs). The good news is that these insects aren’t known to spread disease.

Itchy, No-Good Critters: What to Do When You Notice Signs of Bed Bugs

By |2022-02-23T14:53:52-05:00December 15th, 2020|Bed Bugs|

Are you looking for signs of bed bugs? Since bed bugs are hard to see, infestations can go unnoticed. The signs of bed bugs include blood spots on your furniture and red bumps on your skin. Additionally, you can find them if you look closely, as they're about the size of an apple seed. If you see

When is a “Bug” Really a Bug?

By |2022-02-23T14:49:04-05:00November 25th, 2015|Bed Bugs|

We may refer to any insect as a “bug”. In the pest control business, we often find ourselves doing the same thing. An insect taxonomist would have a fit because only a small group (40,000 species, to be exact) of insects can correctly be called bugs. Only the insects in the suborder Heteroptera, part of

How to Kill Bed Bugs

By |2022-02-23T14:44:46-05:00January 30th, 2015|Bed Bugs|

Bedbugs are a growing problem in South Carolina and all across the United States. Greenville-Spartanburg, Myrtle Beach and Charlotte were all on this year’s list for the worst bed bug infestations. Bed bugs are not only a nuisance, they can easily spread disease and cause skin infections. Don’t underestimate these pests! How to Identify Bed

How to Avoid Bed Bugs When Traveling

By |2022-02-23T14:44:25-05:00September 2nd, 2014|Bed Bugs|

When you go on vacation, the last thing you want to bring back as a souvenir is a bed bug infestation. However, that’s exactly what many travelers have been experiencing over the last couple of years. Public awareness of bedbug problems cannot help but increase, thanks to the increase of news reports of innocent travelers

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