• 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?

    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

    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 bugs or book lice?

Hi, That does not appear to be bedbug related. Although PCR and QPCR can be used to detect bedbug DNA you have to have species specific primers and to date that is where the services that have sprung up seem to have made a mistake. For such services / tools to be accurate we really […]

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loubugs on "id of bug needed. is this a bed bug!"

It looks most like an aphid species, but one with small cornicles (at rear end). Those are large images but the lighting (and plastic) doesn’t let me see some body characters. Powered by WPeMatico Related Bed Bug Links Bed Bugs 101 | <b>Bed Bug Talk</b> 0ddz-n-Endz » <b>Talk</b> about <b>bed bugs</b>! Huge wasp nest containing […]

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bedbugtakeover on "Ft. Myers, Florida Area – PestMax?"

From what I have read, they should all be dead after a successful heat treatment. I don’t think they should be walking, they should be DEAD! Wait for an expert to chime, they will soon. Powered by WPeMatico Related Bed Bug Links Bed Bugs 101 | <b>Bed Bug Talk</b> 0ddz-n-Endz » <b>Talk</b> about <b>bed bugs</b>! […]

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acp1234 on "Are these fecal stains?"

Replying to myself to bump. Thank you! Powered by WPeMatico Related Bed Bug Links Bed Bugs 101 | <b>Bed Bug Talk</b> 0ddz-n-Endz » <b>Talk</b> about <b>bed bugs</b>! Huge wasp nest containing <b>…</b> Bismarck: Don't Let the <b>Bedbugs</b> Bite! – Super <b>Talk</b> 1270 Lodi Theater Temporarily Closes due to Possible <b>Bed Bug</b> <b>…</b> – KTXL Alleged […]

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Bed bugs or book lice?

Hi, That does not appear to be bedbug related. Although PCR and QPCR can be used to detect bedbug DNA you have to have species specific primers and to date that is where the services that have sprung up seem to have made a mistake. For such services / tools to be accurate we really […]

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

loubugs on "id of bug needed. is this a bed bug!"

It looks most like an aphid species, but one with small cornicles (at rear end). Those are large images but the lighting (and plastic) doesn’t let me see some body characters. Powered by WPeMatico Related Bed Bug Links Bed Bugs 101 | <b>Bed Bug Talk</b> 0ddz-n-Endz » <b>Talk</b> about <b>bed bugs</b>! Huge wasp nest containing […]

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

bedbugtakeover on "Ft. Myers, Florida Area – PestMax?"

From what I have read, they should all be dead after a successful heat treatment. I don’t think they should be walking, they should be DEAD! Wait for an expert to chime, they will soon. Powered by WPeMatico Related Bed Bug Links Bed Bugs 101 | <b>Bed Bug Talk</b> 0ddz-n-Endz » <b>Talk</b> about <b>bed bugs</b>! […]

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

acp1234 on "Are these fecal stains?"

Replying to myself to bump. Thank you! Powered by WPeMatico Related Bed Bug Links Bed Bugs 101 | <b>Bed Bug Talk</b> 0ddz-n-Endz » <b>Talk</b> about <b>bed bugs</b>! Huge wasp nest containing <b>…</b> Bismarck: Don't Let the <b>Bedbugs</b> Bite! – Super <b>Talk</b> 1270 Lodi Theater Temporarily Closes due to Possible <b>Bed Bug</b> <b>…</b> – KTXL Alleged […]

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments