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The Importance of Proactive Bed Bug Detection

Bed bugs can be a devastating experience for both families and homeowners. For landlords, property owners and managers, not being proactive enough when it comes to tackling the issue of bed bugs in their properties can result in dire financial...

We’re Giving Back!

We here at Bed Bug Finders, LLC love animals. By day, our bed bug dogs Ruby, Pasha, and Bullet sniff out bed bugs to keep you safe. By night, they are great animal companions, enjoying a dog's life at home. So we want to help other dogs as well...

Establishing a Bed Bug Policy for Your Apartment

There are many issues involving tenants and landlords that can cause conflict. Bed bug treatment is one of them. In some parts of the United States, there are currently little or no laws concerning what apartment managers and owners should do...

Why Do Bed Bug Dogs Need to be Certified?

If you pay attention to television at all, you may have heard about how bed bug dogs can potentially sniff out annoying pests, and help humans get rid of bed bugs. But not all bed bug dogs are alike, or as qualified. In canine terms, it's like...

A New Look at the NYC Bed Bug Problem

New York is known for being one of the most diverse cities in the world. From the people, to the cuisine, to the clothing, there are so many different ethnicities, food choices, and apparel styles that it boggles the mind. Believe it or not,...

Understanding and Communicating with Bed Bug Dogs

Most people who have dogs know how intelligent the animals can be.  Dogs are smarter – and easier to train -- than many other animals, including cats. There is a reason that dogs work at a variety of jobs, from K9 cops to service dogs, while...

How Are Dogs Trained to Detect Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are a nuisance – there is a reason “don’t let the bed bugs bite” became such a popular expression over the years. And the human eye cannot easily spot them. Not only is the adult bed bug only the size of an apple seed, but the...

Are There Bed Bugs on Your Clothing?

Just thinking about bed bugs on your clothing is enough to make you itch, isn't it? It is a frightening thought. Unfortunately, it could happen to you. If you travel and stay in a hotel room that is infested with bed bugs, you could potentially...

Could You Get Bed Bugs from Buying Used Furniture?

Bed bugs are some of the worst pests around. So you might wonder if it is safe to buy used furniture, given the possibility that bed bugs could already be in the furniture. And it is a real possibility. The adult bed bugs are only the size of...

Are Bed Bug Chemical Treatments Safe?

Bed bugs are a real nuisance. The small insects are hard to find – and to get rid of – and they can bite people – and pets. They also are not just found in beds – they can be all over your house, in cracks and crevices throughout the...

Bed Bugs and Tenant Rights

You know that bed bugs are a nuisance. But do you know your rights, if you are a tenant, when it comes to bed bugs? There are some important things that you need to know when it comes to dealing with your rights as a tenant and what that means...

How to Treat Bed Bug Bites?

Having bed bugs in your home is a nightmare situation as it is. Getting bitten by bed bugs is even worse. So how do you treat bed bug bites? We’ve collected some helpful tips from experienced professionals in the pest control industry to...

Do Bed Bugs Carry Diseases?

Bed bugs are known to be a pest that bites people, destroys their sleep and ruins their peace of mind, but it has generally been assumed that they do not carry disease.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has said that “bed bugs are not...

Top Bed Bug Resources

If you watch the local news, read the papers, surf the internet, or even just check social media frequently, you may have heard about the resurgence of bed bugs in recent years. Bed bugs were once thought to be on the run in the United States,...

What Do Colder Temperatures Mean for Bed Bugs?

Summer is over, fall is here, and now winter is coming. And that means that for most of the country, especially in areas like New York and Connecticut, temperatures are about to take a dive from the heat of summer to the winds of winter. Colder...

How to Avoid Bed Bugs on Public Transit

Recently, there have been a slew of recent stories in the news – especially in New York City – about bed bugs invading public transportation.  There were 21 reports just last month of bed bugs in New York City subways. According to the New...

They’re Back! Why Bed Bugs Are Making a Comeback

If you have seen the headlines in the news, you may be aware about how bed bugs have infested homes and hotels and hospitals, and now even places like subway cars and schools have seen the insects show up. Yet many of us only knew about bed...

How Bacteria Helped Bed Bugs’ Evolution

Bed bugs are a nuisance, to be sure – in this country, the bed bug history has been one of the pests infesting areas and biting people. The life cycle of a bed bug is never pleasant for humans – and even pets that may have been bitten by...

Bed Bugs Invade Park Slope Co-Op Building

Some people think of bed bugs as a nuisance that only low income people may have to face. However, as a bed bug expert could tell you, the reality is that whether people live in a rundown tenement, or a swanky co-op, they may have to deal with...

Bedbug Reports on the Rise in Connecticut

For a variety of reasons, there are a rising number of reports of bed bugs throughout the country, and Connecticut has also seen its share of increased bed bug reports. Bed bugs are on the increase due to a variety of reasons, including the...

Tenants Bite Back in Court Over Bed Bugs

Tenants at an apartment building in California are tired of bed bugs invading their home. Now they are fighting back against their landlord in court. NBCBayArea.com reports that residents of the Rosemont Apartments in Concord, California, a...

Bed Bugs Are Unwelcome Guests at Movie House

When you go to the movies, you want to watch a good flick, snack on some popcorn, and scream if it’s a horror movie. Unfortunately for one Wisconsin moviegoer, there was something really frightening at the movie theater -- bed...

Bed Bugs Infest New Jersey Senior Housing

A low-income housing complex for seniors is reportedly infested with bed bugs, and residents are spitting mad. The Newark Star-Ledger spoke with over a dozen residents regarding their complaints. Richmond Towers, a senior housing complex in...

Bed Bugs Are Unpleasant Surprise at 911 Call Center

You expect bed bugs to infest homes and hotels, but you do not expect to see them at an police emergency facility. Yet that is exactly what happened at the St. Louis Police Department’s 911 call center. The emergency center was "cleared out"...

Not All Bed Bug Treatment Options Are the Same

There have been some stories in the news as of late about homes catching on fire due to faulty bed bug treatments. In Woodbury, New Jersey, people trying to get rid of bed bugs in their home used some unorthodox methods and caused two...

Bed Bug Buses Concern Canadians

Bed bugs are not only in beds – they can also be on your bus. That is not exactly a comforting thought the next time you have to take public transportation. The city of Edmonton, Canada is facing an issue of possible bed bug infestations on...

Penn State Faces Bed Bug Infestation

High school students who recently got a great opportunity to visit a college and compete in a science competition unfortunately saw something very unwelcome -- bed bugs. Three students from a Pittsburgh high school who were visiting the school...

Bed Bugs Are Unwelcome Visitors in Hospitals

The next time you go to a hospital, you may find something a little extra in the hospital bed -- bed bugs! According to a recent survey by the National Pest Management Association, over a third of the pest management companies surveyed have...

Bed Bugs Invade Public Housing

People who live in a Connecticut public housing complex have some unwelcome visitors -- bed bugs. Residents of Community Towers, a Meriden, CT public housing building, tell WTNH that their residence is infested with bed bugs. Now they are...

Bed Bugs Heat Up Firehouse

Las Vegas firefighters are hot about something – that their local firehouse is reportedly infested with bed bugs, KTNV.com reports. Firefighters at Fire Station 20 in the Sunrise Manor neighborhood told the TV station that they have been...

Kidney Bean Leaves Can Trap, Impale Bed Bugs

Could the kidney bean leaf provide a natural way to trap bed bugs? That is what renowned entomologists at the University of Kentucky and the University of California are studying. The researchers recently published an article in the Journal of...

April Conference Will Tackle Bed Bugs

What is the future of the bed bug? A new conference intends to answer that question. Three pest management agencies -- the National Pest Management Association, the Greater Chicago Pest Management Alliance and the Illinois Pest Control...

Connecticut Considering Bed Bugs Crackdown

The state of Connecticut is considering legislation to help combat bed bugs.  The bill, entitled “An Act Concerning the Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants Regarding Bed Bug Infestation", would establish legal...

Oregon Considering New Way to Battle Bed Bugs

One state is looking into a unique way of dealing with an increasing bed bug problem – asking for information on bed bugs in exchange for privacy. Governing.com reports that the state of Oregon is working on a bill that could help the state...

Student Dodges Snow; Gets Bed Bugs

A pre-med student in Michigan reportedly tried to stay in a local hotel to avoid driving in a winter snowstorm, but ended up with bed bugs instead. WWJ Newsradio 950 talked with the Wayne State University student under condition of anonymity....

Top Bed Bug Cities Named

A recent ABCNews.com story claimed that Chicago was the Number 1 city for bed bugs, with Detroit, Los Angeles, Denver, and Cincinnati rounding out the top five. According to the list, which a bed bug control business devised, New York City is...

Women Sues Hotel Chain, Claiming Bed Bug Attack

A woman who claimed that she suffered 25 bed bug bites after an ill-fated hotel visit is suing for over $7 million in damages. The Westchester Journal-News reports that Yvonne Rollins, a 56-year-old Spring Valley, New York woman, is suing...

Bed Bugs Infest Nursing Home

A Connecticut nursing home recently had to evict some unwelcome visitors – bed bugs. The Litchfield News reports that Rose Haven, a Litchfield nursing home, recently became infested with the pests. Brian Bedard of Apple Rehab, the...