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2012-06-11 02:21:16

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia has won the dubious title of most bedbug-infested U.S. city, according to the annual Most Bedbug-Infested Cities ranking, released today by Terminix, the world's largest pest control provider and a division of the ServiceMaster Company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110824/CL56999LOGO ) Philadelphia took the top spot from New York City, which held the title for two years. The 2012 most bedbug-infested cities...

2012-06-07 23:00:33

The 2012 Summer Olympics is a big attraction for tourists and bed bugs alike. To help Olympic attendees protect themselves form the blood-sucking pests, the company issued a warning about the insects. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Bed bug exterminators are a big help to a smooth elimination of the blood-sucking insects. However, when in a travel, vacation or business trip, one is on his own to prevent contact with bed bugs and avoid bringing them back. In relation to that,...

Bug Bombs Ineffective Against Bedbugs, But Booze May Help
2012-06-04 08:52:50

Commonly used bug bomb foggers used to rid homes of bedbugs have proven ineffective against the tiny blood-sucking insects, according to researchers of a new study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology. The products, known as “bug bombs” or “foggers,” have been sold and used for decades to control common household insects. And they have been even more popular in homes, hotels, and dorm rooms since a resurgence in bedbug infestations within the past decade....

2012-05-29 06:21:13

As thousands of children across the GTA prepare to spend nights in summer camp, Magical Pest Control and its certified bed bug detection dogs are making sure children are sleeping in a bed bug free environment TORONTO, May 29, 2012 /CNW/ - "If you're among the thousands of parents preparing to send their children off to summer camp this year, make sure your children won't come home bringing more back than arts and crafts" says Alex Dayan, manager of Magical Pest Control....

2012-05-10 10:25:04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimex Exterminating Corp, a bed bug pest control company, has announced that it now offers financing. It is the only exterminating company in Virginia that offers this service for its customers. "When you have a bed bug infestation, you don't want to wait. You want to have the problem fixed as soon as possible," said Kevin Campbell, co-founder of Cimex Exterminating Corp. "Our new financing program makes treatment possible for customers who...

2012-05-09 23:01:50

Bed bugs are some of the pests that give moms the worst headaches. Knowing that, BedBugBully.com is giving out 17% Mother's Day Special product discount to help and laud all the mothers out there. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Mother's Day is on in the next few days. It's time again to honor all the moms in the world. To join the celebration, BedBugBully.com is giving out a 17 percent price cut-off. The company offers a bed bug spray, called Bed Bug Bully, that has been highly...

2012-05-08 02:23:03

LITTLE SILVER, N.J., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BedBug Chasers, a World Class provider of heat remediation services and manufacturer of US made bed bug heat remediation equipment is franchising its service business. The business features a low entry cost, is a 100% chemical free and Green enterprise, and will be offered through the BedBug Chaser Franchise Corporation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120508/CG01754) The cornerstones of this booming franchise program...

Prehistoric Flea-Like Insects Were A Mean Bunch
2012-05-02 07:09:47

Illustration by Wang Cheng, Oregon State University --- Massive flea-like insect fossils discovered by Chinese scientists are believed to be the oldest of their kind, and may have feasted on dinosaurs some 165 million years ago, according to zoologists who analyzed the creatures. The fossils were discovered in Inner Mongolia by a group of Chinese scientists, and recently announced in the journal Current Biology. The blood-sucking pests, which are similar to fleas, are more likely...

2012-04-29 23:00:09

Bed bug cases in New York are decreasing. Bed bugs resource website BedBugBully.com pointed out the major reason. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 29, 2012 Bed bugs are some of the worst pests to exterminate. However, a recent news from dnainfo.com said that New York was winning the war against the blood-sucking pests. And in its latest post, BedBugBully.com pointed out the reason why their widespread slowed down. Additionally, the website advised to kill bed bugs naturally for the public to...

2012-04-27 23:00:29

Bed-bug-panic in New York ebbed out. But because the pests remain a big problem to the residents, BedBugBully.com/blog advised the use of bed bug spray to kill bed bugs safely and easily. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 New York has become more accepting of bed bug presence. A report from nbcnewyork.com dated April 24 said that panic over bed bugs has subsided in the city. However, the pests still remain a big problem to the residents. And so, BedBugBully.com suggested the use of a...