Posts Tagged ‘Bed bug infestation’

The following article caught our attention and we’re curious what you think. Do you think alcohol keeps bed bugs away? Next time you go on a bed bug job drink a few and let us know.  (just kidding)

Can Drinking a Glass of Wine Keep Bed Bugs Away?

By: Brooke Borel, Life’s Little Mysteries Contributor

Date: 29 May 2012

The common bed bug mainly survives on human blood, but what happens when that human has upped his or her blood alcohol content with a few glasses of a nice red wine? New research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests bed bugs are not as fond of alcohol as their boozy hosts, which may lead to fewer bug bites.

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The following article was posted last week in the New York Times real estate section. We wanted to share it with you because it helps to shed light on our profession and how effective a well trained and educated pest control operator is. We think you’ll appreciate this article and may use it as a reference for your clients who think a home remedy will do the job.

The Pest Parade, and How to Stop It

By SAMANTHA STOREY

Published: May 17, 2012

IT has happened to everyone. You are standing in the kitchen and you see something out of the corner of an eye. Was it a mouse scurrying across the floor, or worse, a cockroach dashing along the counter?

Do you start feeling itchy every time an advertisement for a bedbug removal service comes on television?

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