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2010-04-20 10:07:00

RACINE, Wis., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring here, bug season is blooming. But few people feel prepared to treat a bug problem on their own - in fact, only 23 percent of women say they can tackle it, while 49 percent say they wish they knew more preventative ways to fight unwanted bugs.(1) Their questions are finally answered with the new Raid Max® Bug Barrier that stops uncontrolled bugs in their tracks. (Photo:...

2010-03-09 11:27:00

ATLANTA, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreen? Check. Bathing suit? Check. Bed Bugs? Uh-oh. Cheaper, economy-driven domestic hotel fares may lead spring breakers back to sunny destinations, but vacationers need to watch out for bed bugs. These nocturnal, blood-sucking critters tend to settle in places where humans sleep, particularly hotel rooms. In fact, Orkin has found bed bug infestations in all 48 U.S. states where it operates. (Photo:...

2009-09-11 08:00:00

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- They're BAA-AACK! Thirty years after bed bugs were believed to be exterminated nationwide, the teeny, insidious bloodsuckers--which feast on sleeping humans--are making a comeback of epidemic proportions. They're being spotted in hotels from coast to coast. And not just the expected "fleabag" motels, but posh resorts and upscale chains. In a recent study of 700 mid-priced hotels, 25% were found to host uninvited guests. That gives travelers a...

2009-08-13 13:01:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- While parents may be busy preparing their children for departure for school, it is just as important that parents take important steps to prevent their children from bringing bed bugs home from college and their travels. Bell Environmental Services, a full-service pest management company located in the New York Metropolitan area, has seen a significant increase in bed bug infestations in the last six months in dormitories and student housing in...

2009-06-02 12:00:00

NightWatch Bedbug Monitor for pest control operators helps control bed bug outbreak worldwide PUTNAM, Conn., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSensory, Inc., manufacturer of environmentally-sensitive pest management products to monitor bed bugs and control mosquitoes and biting insects, announces the release of its NightWatch(TM) Bedbug Monitor -- an innovative new product for pest control operators to use to detect bed bug infestations at the earliest stages. BioSensory developed the NightWatch...

2009-05-18 09:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Environmental Services (BES), a full-service pest management company in the New York Metropolitan area, is offering a travel bed bug kit to help abate the bed bug problem for families traveling this summer, business travelers and anyone traveling away from home. Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/NY16954 Bell Environmental Services' Travel Bed Bug Kit contains a 6 ounce bed bug control luggage spray, an inspection card that...

2009-04-15 07:00:00

Arrow Exterminating Expects Public to Get Hit Hard Post-Spring Break LYNBROOK, N.Y., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Deutsch can't believe the places he and the other technicians at Arrow Exterminating are finding bed bugs these days: inside lamp bases, clock radios, TVs, computer keyboards, between the pages of books, inside electric switches, behind ceiling moldings and in one case, inside a cell phone. "We've never seen anything like this," says Deutsch, the Arrow staff entomologist. "We...

2009-03-26 07:26:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Environmental Services (BES), a full-service pest management company that's been operating in the New York Metropolitan area for 46 years, has always been on the cutting edge when it comes to their business practices. Bell is one of the few companies using a pest control tool of the future: Instant Freeze, a completely non-toxic and non-chemical procedure helping to eradicate the bed bug epidemic infiltrating the tri-state area. BES is known...

2008-08-04 09:00:38

One of the greatest westerns of all time, "Lonesome Dove" (Genius, 1989, $39.82), arrives Tuesday in the DVD Blu-ray format. Although the four-part miniseries was made for television, it ranks right up there with the best westerns that were originally produced for theatrical release. The cast is superb and does a first-rate job of bringing to life the characters of Larry McMurtry's celebrated novel. Augustus "Gus" McCrae (Robert Duvall) and Woodrow F. Call (Tommy Lee Jones) are two famous...