HUD Guidelines on Bed Bug Control

Bed bugs can be a serious problem, especially in densely populated areas (such as large cities) as well as buildings such as theaters, hotels, apartment and other housing complexes where people are in close proximity to each other. Housing apartments and complexes (condos, federal housing, nursing homes, etc.) present a particular set of problems because…
If you plan on traveling for the holiday season, make sure you take precautions to protect yourself from bringing home unwanted guests in the form of bed bugs. Think we’re kidding?  Even the department of Housing & Urban Development warns travelers to keep their luggage clean while traveling to avoid this problem. Bed bug infestations…

Can You Kill Bed Bugs on Your Own?

DIY Pest Control has gotten to be a big industry with many stores and products on the market for roaches, wasps, bees and even termites.  But do these type products work for bed bugs? The problem with trying to get rid of bed bugs using DIY methods is that many of the DIY treatments simply…
When it comes to the itchy, crawly, blood-sucking bed bugs that keep people up an night, it’s always the big cities that are hardest hit. There are two reasons for this. The first is that there are more people living and working in large cities, creating a greater chance for bed bug infestations. Second, people…

Signs of a Louisiana Pest Infestation

Louisiana residents have a unique take on wildlife. Since so much of the Louisiana economy relies on natural resources, we take the time to appreciate the naturalistic habitat around us. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see organizations and annual festivals that raise awareness of animals placed on extinction lists in order to draw more…

DIY Pest Control Gone Wrong

It’s not uncommon for homeowners to tackle jobs around the home on their own – yet there are some jobs that are better left to the professionals. One of those jobs is pest control; more specifically, the jobs that require eliminating the home of stubborn pests such as bed bugs, mice and termites. And despite…

3 steps to controlling bed bugs

Contrary to popular belief, bed bugs have nothing to do with personal hygiene. Even if you maintain perfectly clean bedding habits, you can still have bed bugs living and breeding in your sheets, clothes, dressers and even the walls of your house! Many people are unaware that bed bugs can survive in furniture, clothing, carpets…