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Historic Bed Bug Control

By |2016-10-28T14:13:37-07:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: Bed Bug Bad Ideas, Bed Bugs, How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs, San Diego Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , |

In The Complete Vermin-Killer, published January 1777, we discovered a list of old-time historic recipes for getting rid of bed bugs. Back in the day, three out of four houses were infested with bed bugs. If you're suffering from bed bugs [...]

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs: Bad Idea #1 Move

By |2016-10-28T14:17:08-07:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Bed Bug Bad Ideas, Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , , |

Renters on the Move Keep Bed Bug Companies in Business-- You complain to your landlord about bed bugs, get tired of waiting for action, so you pack your bags and move. Those in the pest control business thank you! You've [...]

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Bad Idea #2: Look the Other Way

By |2016-10-28T14:17:20-07:00February 26th, 2015|Categories: Bed Bug Bad Ideas, Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , , |

Ignoring Bed Bugs Costly for Landlords, No Solution for Tenants-- Landlords, are you ready to do jail time for failing to get rid of bed bugs? How about facing fines of half a million dollars or more? Ignoring bed bugs is [...]

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Bad Idea #3: DIY Heat Treatment

By |2016-07-07T15:20:08-07:00February 19th, 2015|Categories: Bed Bug Bad Ideas, Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , |

  Which of these items have NOT been used as a DIY bed bug heat treatment: camp stove, blow dryer, propane heater, heat gun, stove, or space heater? Yes, they've all been used and all have caused home fires. Heat kills [...]

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Bad Idea #4: DIY Poison

By |2016-10-28T14:17:42-07:00February 12th, 2015|Categories: Bed Bug Bad Ideas, Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , , , |

When your baby suffers from bed bugs, would you spray her with insecticide? Of course not, but some people would! That's why DIY poison is number 4 in Thrasher Termite & Pest Control's bed bug bad ideas. The Centers for Disease [...]