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Keep Arms And Legs Hairy To Keep Bed Bugs Away
2011-12-15 12:21:04

Looking to avoid confrontations with bed bugs? You will be better off not shaving your legs according to researchers in the UK. Twenty-nine volunteers bravely tested the theory by Michael Siva-Jothy, from Sheffield University´s Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, BBC News is reporting. Siva-Jothy found that more layers of both long and short body hair near the surface appeared to work as a deterrent to the blood-sucking insects, with the finer hairs acting as an early warning...

2011-12-08 10:00:00

Capital K9 Pest Solutions is proud to announce the launch of its bed bug detection and elimination services designed to help homeowners and businesses affected by bed bugs. Arlington, VA 22201 (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 Capital K9 Pest Solutions, based in Arlington, Virginia, is proud to announce the launch of its bed bug detection and elimination services. Capital K9 uses specially-trained and nationally certified bed bug detection dogs to locate bed bugs in residential and commercial...

Inbreeding Could Be Key Cause Of Bed Bug Infestations
2011-12-07 04:55:50

As bed bug populations spread throughout the United States, scientists at ASTMH meeting release new research on their biology and behavior New research on the bed bug's ability to withstand the genetic bottleneck of inbreeding, announced Dec. 6 at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) annual meeting, provides new clues to explain the rapidly growing problem of bed bugs across the United States and globally. After mostly disappearing in the US in the 1950s, the...

2011-12-07 04:45:00

On Friday November 18th, the management and employees of Mattress Safe, Inc. gathered together to aid in "Operation Holiday Stockings for the Troops". Partnering with Operation Stars & Stripes, a non-profit organization, the Staff of Mattress Safe® spent the day filling Christmas stockings with essential needed items and handwritten letters of appreciation for our military forces overseas to let them know they are remembered. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Each year, as the...

2011-11-17 04:45:00

Entomologists and Pest Management professionals have attributed the rise in bed bug infestations to increased travel. With the holiday travel season arriving, people who travel regularly are more susceptible and likely to encounter bed bugs and unknowingly bring them home. Mattress Safe solves this problem with the SuitcaseSafeâ“ž¢ luggage encasement. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Mattress Safe's® SuitcaseSafeâ“ž¢...

2011-11-09 08:00:00

EPA has Chosen BedBug Central to House its Comprehensive Resource List on the BedBug Central Website to Increase Exposure and Aid in Wide-Spread Education Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Since the bed bug epidemic continues across the nation, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has compiled a master resource list to highlight bed bug basics, prevention, treatment, travel, and general bed bug facts. This list is housed by BedBug Central, an educational resource for bed bugs...

2011-11-03 09:00:00

Assured Environments is unveiling a more user-friendly website. The redesigned website conveniently breaks out information for commercial and residential customers. This new educational website aims to be helpful to anybody with pest problems, questions or concerns. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Assured Environments, New Yorkâs largest and oldest pest control firm, has built a solid reputation for its professional, environmentally-friendly pest management solutions....

2011-11-01 03:55:00

Mattress Safe, Inc. has launched BedBugGeneral.com, an extensive website designed to help everyday people and pest management professionals link forces to wage war against the rising tide of bed bugs. Containing photos, videos, treatment methods, professional advice, historical, and biological information, BedBugGeneral.com answers every question a visitor may have about bed bugs. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 Featuring a military theme, BedBugGeneral.com provides visitors access to...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.