Throughout the New York metropolitan area, two words have the ability to strike fear in the heart: bed bugs. The number of bed bug reports in this region has skyrocketed in recent years, and anyone with experience with these tiny creatures knows how … [Read more...] about Eliminating and Preventing Bed Bugs
Hiring the services of a professional when it comes to pest control is always a good idea. Pest control companies not only have the tools for the job but also the necessary knowledge to fulfill their end of the bargain. However, there are many pest … [Read more...] about Pest Control Myths Dispelled
The scent gland of bed bugs produces a musty odor that is often described as smelling like coriander. The smell is not pleasant. If you have an infestation of bed bugs you may begin to notice your home smells like moldy shoes or wet moldy clothes. … [Read more...] about Do Bed Bugs Smell?
The short answer is “yes.” Pest management professionals who have experience in bed bug abatement will tell you (without seeing a single bed bug) if bed bugs are present based on a particular “smell” they detect in the room. The same professional can … [Read more...] about Do Bed Bugs Stink?
Bed bugs do not hop, skip or jump. They don’t have wings so they cannot fly. However, bed bugs are really good at crawling and hitching rides on clothing, furniture and other items. In fact, that’s one way a bed bug infestation begins. One female bed … [Read more...] about Bed Bugs – How far do bed bugs travel?