I realized today that I haven’t been consistently receiving email through the contact form. I have been getting some but the volume has been lower than usual since early October. Luckily I log all of the emails to a database just in case something like this happens. So I will be going through those emails […]
Bed bugs in the news, site updates, reader stories and links to great bed bug resources all over the web. Click headlines to read full post.
Good news, I’ve been working on a site update over the past few weeks and it’s almost ready to go live. The update is going to include several new pages on getting rid of bed bugs. These pages will include information on tackling the problem yourself (DIY) as well as helping you decide if you […]
I spoke today with a local bed bugs exterminator. I guess it is more proper to call him a Pest Control Operator (PCO). Our conversation covered a few areas and I thought people would find the details interesting. I live in the state of CT and we are seeing a definite increase in bed bug […]
I came across this short QA on how to deal with bed bugs you find in a condo that you are renting: http://realestateqa.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/10/16/dealing-with-bedbugs-in-a-rented-condo/ The bottom line is that the condo’s owner and even the managing agent have some responsibility to address the problem: The respective responsibilities between the owner and the board are governed by […]
The change is subtle but BedBugInfo.com got a big overhaul under the hood recently. Content I added several new high-level pages based on visitor feedback and restructured the menu. Now the site is much easier to navigate which means you find the information you need as quickly as possible. Look and Feel I made several […]
That’s an interesting quote from the PalmBeachPost.com. Bedbugs were believed to have been exterminated with the wide use of DDT. However, a banning of the controversial pesticide and the increase in international travel have resulted in the re-emergence of bedbugs across the country. Trevisol stresses that bedbugs are no longer just a sign of bad […]
Just a quick post to let you know about two three new pages I added to the site. What is a bed bug infestation like? is a fictional scenario I pulled together from stories people have sent me through this site. A lot of these stories have a few things in common that you’ll see […]
Sitting in a hotel room writing some brand new content for this site, this question occurrs to me: Do I practice what I preach? The answer is: mostly. 😉 Now that I’m back, let’s see how well I did using my Bed Bug Protection Tips for Travel article as a best-practice example. The table below […]
I came across a very good one-page write up on bed bugs in the Times Leader: What to do when bedbugs start biting. The writer hits on all the important topics. A few bits stand out: If I have them, am I a lousy housekeeper? Bedbugs have been found in even the nicest homes, but […]
Rick Steinau from asktheexterminator.com shows you how to check a hotel room for signs of bed bugs. This short video is a must-see for any traveler. If you’re traveling, these 2 articles will also be helpful: Bed Bug Protection Tips for Travel, Bedbugs in Hotels and Hostels.