Are Bed Bug Bites an Effective Early Warning Sign?

Are Bed Bug Bites an Effective Early Warning Sign?

One of the first signs of a bed bug infestation is the appearance of bites on one or more members of your family. But that doesn’t necessarily make them a viable early warning system. It takes some time for a bed bug population to grow and an infestation may be well...
Is There an Actual Bed Bug Season?

Is There an Actual Bed Bug Season?

As we bid farewell to the warm days of summer it seems like the perfect opportunity to tackle one of the more common questions we get around here. Specifically, “Is there a bed bug season?”. You’d think that the chillier nights of fall would bring some respite from...
Creature Features – Bed Bugs and Halloween

Creature Features – Bed Bugs and Halloween

It seems like this year is just flying by. September is over and now we’re rolling into October. And you know what October means. It means Halloween parties (for kids AND grown-ups), trick-or-treating, and (if you’re anything like me) too much candy and not enough...
How to Avoid Bed Bugs at Thrift Shops

How to Avoid Bed Bugs at Thrift Shops

I recently stumbled across a social media post regarding thrift stores and bed bugs. The thread went back and forth for a bit, as social media posts tend to do. Some people argued that buying clothing or furniture from thrift shops was perfectly safe because...
4 Simple Tips to Help Prevent a Bed Bug Infestation

7 Signs Your Home May Have Bed Bugs

No one wants to discover that their home is infested with bed bugs. Just the thought of these blood-sucking pests can make your skin crawl. But with bed bug infestations on the rise across the country it’s a good idea to know how to recognize the early warning signs...