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What Do Bed Bugs Look Like & Pests They’re Often Confused With

 Many children were once sent to bed with the short rhyme, “Good night, don’t let the bed bugs bite.”   For most, it was a silly saying that meant nothing. Bedbugs were eradicated in the 1940s in the United States and no longer a concern for many generations.   Unfortunately, the pesticide DDT was the method of eradication, and …

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Do Bed Bugs Jump? Here’s How They Get Around

According to pestworld.org’s recap of the 2018 Bugs Without Borders survey, “[a]lmost all (97 percent) pest professionals have treated bed bugs in the past year,” and the numbers are going up. Bed bugs are nasty, blood-sucking creatures that have become a true nuisance across the country. Their size, habits, and stealthy travel techniques make them nearly …

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Studies Show Bed Bugs Transmit Deadly Diseases: Here’s What You Should Know

The bed bug has been around since humans began setting up houses and sleeping in the same location repeatedly. In the past they were considered just a nuisance pest, but with modern science we’ve figured out their ability to transmit diseases and on what level its possible. You’ve probably heard the saying “don’t let the …

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