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2011-07-07 00:00:30

Precision Fabrics Group suggests mattress encasements are a must for residence hall move-in day. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 For college students beginning preparations to head back to their residence hall "home away from home," a specialized product from Precision Fabrics Group is helping address concerns about allergens and bed bugs. Students who regard their dorm room bed as a comfortable, carefree refuge where they rest and unwind may want to rethink. Information from the...

2011-07-06 08:30:00

CHICAGO, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Protect-A-Bed® recently released the only guaranteed way to kill virtual bed bugs - a fun, interactive iPhone® game called Bed Bug Plague. Bed Bug Plague is a new addition to Protect-A-Bed's free Bed Bugs 101 iPhone application, a comprehensive and easy-to-use reference guide on bed bugs, including how to recognize them, details on their appearance and the symptoms they cause. In Bed Bug Plague, the enemy is a...

2011-06-28 11:05:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Pest Services, a New Jersey-based pest control company with branches throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, warns that as temperatures rise this summer so will the level of bed bug activity. Western Pest Services has already seen an increase in bed bug service calls this year. "Bed bugs are cold-blooded, so warmer temperatures lead to faster development and allow them to lay more eggs," said Phil Pierce, entomologist and...

2011-06-24 08:30:00

NEW YORK, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is upon us, which means that it is officially "moving season" in New York City! As residents begin thinking about this major undertaking, they should be sure to take precautions against Bed Bugs. iMoveGREEN, an agent for Bekins Van Lines and a premier green moving company in the United States, has recently discovered the main carrier of Bed Bugs: moving blankets! While Bed Bugs continue to be a pandemic across the United States, most moving...

2011-06-22 00:00:33

Pest control firm Assured Environments is now offering an extremely effective and professional bed bug preparation service that can help people get rid of bed bugs while saving a considerable amount of money, hassle and time. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Pest control firm Assured Environments is now offering an extremely effective and professional bed bug preparation service that can help people get rid of bed bugs while saving a considerable amount of money, hassle and time....

2011-06-15 00:00:28

Featuring games, activities and helpful information, "Roscoe and the Big Bed Bug Hunt" follows beagle detective Roscoe as he teaches children about these insects in a fun and friendly way. Roscoe is scheduled to visit several New York-Metro area libraries to educate children and distribute this free book. Parsippany, N.J. (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Bell Environmental Services announced its beagle detective Roscoe the Bed Bug Dog® is sharing his bed bug hunting skills in a new activity and...

2011-06-13 08:00:00

CHICAGO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a survey released earlier this year by the National Pest Management Association, one out of five Americans has had a bed bug infestation in their home or knows someone who has encountered bed bugs at home or in a hotel. In response to the growing bed bug epidemic, Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON), announced today its strategic alignment with Global Excess Partners, an innovator in the...

2011-06-07 13:00:00

PR Newswire incorrectly transmitted the multimedia web site, in the news release, Solution for Growing Bed Bug Epidemic: Introducing Ortho® Home Defense MAX® BEDBUG Killer, issued 07-Jun-2011 by The Scotts Company over PR Newswire. The multimedia web site under the first paragraph did not link properly in the original transmission. The complete, corrected release follows: Solution for Growing Bed Bug Epidemic: Introducing Ortho® Home...

2011-06-07 06:00:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Congress' "Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite" Act of 2009, bed bug populations have grown by 500 percent in the United States in recent years, primarily due to increased travel and antique merchandise. Ortho® Home Defense Max® BEDBUG Killer is an effective solution for killing those unwanted pests. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-06-02 00:00:30

Decon ProGreen, LLC has developed a protocol called: "bio hazards & bed bugs" that kills MRSA, bed bugs, and their eggs using non toxic biodegradable solutions.This protocol is now available for licensed pest control applicators. (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Even though there is no proven correlation between bed bugs and MRSA, an alarming amount of people bitten by bed bugs end up in the hospital with severe infections, MRSA being one of them. As reported by:...