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2011-09-19 08:00:00

Maker of Innovative BugZip® Clothing Travel Protectors to Launch New Bed Bug Products- Summit Brings Together Leading Bed Bug Management and Pest Control Companies Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 USBedBugs.com, the leading provider of pesticide-free bed bug prevention and protection products, announced today it is the sole platinum-level sponsor of the 2011 North American Bed Bug Summit. The event is being held September 25th through the 27th at the Hyatt Regency...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

As Part of National Bed Bug Awareness Month Research Entomologists Provide Tips on how to Select a Pest Management Firm to Treat for Bed Bugs (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Selecting a pest control company for bed bug treatments can be a difficult task. Not only are bed bugs relatively new to the pest management industry, they have also proven extremely difficult to treat. As part of National Bed Bug Awareness Month, entomologist Jeffrey White of BedBug Central provides advice to consumers on...

2011-08-12 00:00:02

Although many New Yorkers are experiencing bed bug issues again this summer, it is important to note that it is only a small percentage of the city that is affected. Assured Environments offers bed bug K9 inspections and so far this year, has cleared over 29 million square feet of space as being bed bug free. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Assured Environments, New York's largest pest management firm, has noticed a significant increase in bed bug infestations during the months this...

2011-08-09 08:10:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Protect-A-Bed®, the leading provider of bedding protection products, is continuing their mission to ensure that people of all ages benefit from the qualities of a healthy sleep zone. In honor of back-to-school season, Protect-A-Bed is launching the Healthy Sleep Zone Back to School Sweepstake. Participants can enter directly on Protect-A-Bed's website by clicking the "back to school" button on the left. (Photo:...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

AMBLER, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergy Technologies LLC, manufacturer of ActiveGuard(TM) mattress liners, is sponsoring a new bed bug research program at The Ohio State University through an initial $100,000+ grant provided by the Company. This new endeavor will examine the importance and effects of specific products, protocols and strategies relating to innovative bed bug treatment applications. The dramatic rise in bed bug infestations throughout the country in the last ten...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

New York's largest and oldest pest control firm, Assured Environments, is launching its first official marketing campaign in 76 years. An internet campaign focusing on a variety of the company's products and services will support the television initiative. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 As New York's largest and oldest pest control firm, Assured Environments has built its business on superior service and word of mouth advertising. Now the 76-year-old firm is launching its first official...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bed bugs are back. Since 2000, bed bug infestations have risen 81 percent, according to The National Pest Management Association. This resurgence has consumers nationwide on high alert, seeking information on the pests and how they can protect themselves. Gail Getty, a noted entomologist at the University of California Berkley, explains, "Bed bugs and their habits are actually very simple to understand. For the unassuming public, though,...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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