1617–The Year Bed Bugs Settled North America

By |2016-10-28T14:13:55-08:00May 26th, 2016|Categories: Bed Bugs, San Diego Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , |

On a recent visit to the James Fort archaeology site in Jamestown, Virginia, we learned one source of bed bugs in North America. Danny Schmidt, one of the archaeologists at the site, explained that remains of bed bugs were found in a colonial timber-lined well [...]

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

By |2016-10-28T14:17:42-08:00February 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 [...]

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Bad Idea #7: Useless Products

By |2016-10-28T14:18:11-08:00January 21st, 2015|Categories: Bed Bug Bad Ideas, Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , , |

The five most useless products (aside from water) for bed bug control-- These five "natural" oil products do little more than make your home smell good while bed bugs flourish and you waste time and money: Cedar Oil, Cinnamon Oil, Lemon Grass Oil, [...]

How to Talk with Kids About Bed Bugs

By |2016-10-28T14:18:16-08:00January 16th, 2015|Categories: Bed Bug Bad Ideas, Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , , |

What do you tell kids about bed bugs? We like age appropriate facts-- Cari Donaldson gives a child's perspective on bedbugs at the beginning of one of her blogs. The rest of the post is religious in nature, and quite good, but [...]

Worst Christmas Gift Ever for Your College Student

By |2016-10-28T14:37:21-08:00November 24th, 2014|Categories: Bed Bugs|Tags: , , , , , |

The Bed Bug Prevention Kit is possibly the worst Christmas gift you can give your college student. It rivals socks and fruitcake as the least desirable present under the tree, but it is a gift that keeps on giving...to mom and dad! [...]