• Does Diatomaceous Earth kill bed bugs?

    Does Diatomaceous Earth kill bed bugs?

    People always ask me “Does diatomaceous earth really kill bed bugs?” The answer is simple, yes it does! There are a few ways to combat and kill bed bugs without pesticides, and one of the most effective and natural methods is by using diatomaceous earth! Diatomaceous earth also known as diatomite, is a naturally forming, siliceous (silica) [...]

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  • Does boric acid kill bed bugs?

    Does boric acid kill bed bugs?

    Boric acid has been used for many years as an effective insecticide against cockroaches and fleas. Because of this people have started to try boric acid as an agent against bed bugs. Boric acid works against some insects because they ingest the boric acid when they clean themselves or eat, it then kills them like a [...]

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  • Bed Bug Facts

    Bed Bug Facts

    Introduction Bed bugs were once a prevalent pest globally, however decreased in occurrence through the mid 20th century. Lately this trend has started to reverse and bed bugs have started an amazing resurgence. For instance, world wide there’s been a rise in the number of bed bug infestations of approximately 4,000% since the year 1998! [...]

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Bed Bug Bites

Bed Bug Bites

Bed Bug Bites You will normally notice bed bug bites in area where skin was exposed during the night leaving little, red, itchy welts. They cause more of an emotional scar than a physical one. Bed bug bites can be treated with topical creams or corticosteroids. Another option is to take an oral antihistamine. If [...]

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bed Bug Bites – What You Need to Know

Bed Bug Bites – What You Need to Know

You think you’ve been bitten by a bed bug but you’re not sure. Now what? Let’s go over some common bed bug bite symptoms to help you make a positive identification. Bed bug bites tend to occur along a straight line, in a pattern known as breakfast, lunch and dinner. The bites themselves are usually [...]

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bed bug fecal matter can be easily seen

Bed bug fecal matter can be easily seen

Bed bugs can ingest many times its body weight when feeding on blood, but the majority of this weight is eliminated as fecal matter. This fecal matter produces the stains that we can find in locations where bed bugs travel and hide. We can use this to find bed bug hiding spots , these stains [...]

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Can you feel bed bugs bite?

Can you feel bed bugs bite?

It’s unlikely that you would feel bed bugs bite you. Bed bugs spend their time by being sneaky. To survive they sneak in, find a ideal spot to bite, stick in their piercing tubes, suck your blood and slip away. If you could feel them do this, you’d be awakened and just smush the bed bug into oblivion. Like mosquitoes, [...]

| January 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Bed bug bite photos

Bed bug bite photos

Photos of bed bug bites, here you can see clearly what bed bug bites look like. Bed Bug bites  vary from person to person, some get just small bites and yet others get a swollen rash. Bed bug bites typically appear in groups of three, called the “breakfast, lunch and dinner” pattern. Depending on your body’s [...]

| January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
What do bed bug bites look like?

What do bed bug bites look like?

What Do Bed Bug Bites Look Like? Bed bug bites look quite different from one person to another because everyone has different skin types. Some bed bug bites have a red dot in the center, others don’t, some smaller and some are larger, they can even look like a mosquito bites or pimples. The bed [...]

| January 8, 2012 | 1 Comment
What do bed bugs look like?

What do bed bugs look like?

What do bed bug look like? Mature bed bugs are flat and oval in shape, and about 5 to 6mm or ¼ inch in length. They are brown in color until they feed, they then will triple their size and turn a reddish brown. After they feed you might confuse them for another type of [...]

| January 8, 2012 | 1 Comment
Bed Bug Photos

Bed Bug Photos

Here are some photos of bed bugs feeding and under scanning electron microscope.  

| December 29, 2011 | 1 Comment