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BED BUG PREPARATION

January 30, 2017 8:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The following are steps you can take to assist us in doing the best job possible. ⦁ Remove mattress and box spring from the bed frame and place them upright against a wall for inspection and treatment. Remove the fabric dust cover from the bottom of the box spring and throw away in trash outside. ⦁ Remove all bed linens and launder them in HOT water and HOT dryer. Place the clean items in sealed plastic bags. ⦁ Remove drapes/curtains and launder them in HOT water and HOT dryer or dry clean and then put in sealed plastic bags. ⦁... View Article

TREMIDOR VS. BAIT

January 10, 2017 8:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The following articles are condensed from three research studies by Michael F. Potter, Extension Entomologist at the University of Kentucky. Kentucky has thousands of wooden tobacco barns spread across the state. UK is very involved in termite research because of the economic impact of termite’s in this agricultural economy. Consumer Update: Termite Baits The New Termite Killers Thinking “Outside” the Box By: Michael F. Potter, Extension Entomologist University of Kentucky. To Bait or Not to Bait… The biggest complaint, common to all of the current systems, is that baiting is a slow, prolonged process; several months may pass before the... View Article

BED BUG LUGGAGE KIT

January 1, 2017 8:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most people bring bed bugs into their home with used furniture and bedding or from a trip in their luggage. In a recent survey done by a Pest Control Magazine they had 1000 responses from 43 countries. The following is a list of where Pest Control Companies have found Human Bed Bugs: 89% Hotels/Motels 88% Homes/Apartments 24% Senior Care Facilities 12% Hospitals 10% Schools 9% Public Transportation In my experience if you have not brought in used furniture or bedding, bed bugs can be traced to a trip or stay in a hotel, however recent evidence shows that they get... View Article