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We have all heard the saying “sleep tight, and don’t let the bed bugs bite.” If you are concerned about a possible bed bug outbreak in your home, there are both things to do, and things not to do and we will outline them in this blog. (more…)

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Minnesota Bed Bug Treatments Minneapolis MN

The old nursery rhyme is gaining new relevance as the blood-sucking insects are crawling into households and businesses, and straining the finances of many families.

Exterminators, public housing officials, social service providers and tenant advocacy groups report sharp increases in the number of bedbugs in recent years. Minneapolis Minnesota has been ranked as the 15th most infested city in the nation. (more…)

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Bed Bug Control MN

As you may know, bed bug infestations are challenging people in all kinds of residences. Besides, sucking blood from their victims, they leave unsightly fecal matters and shed skins in bed-associated parts, cracks, crevices, voids, folded places, as well as in every imaginable place of their hidden spaces. Furthermore, they are known to cause extreme anxiety to vulnerable individuals by turning their lives into nightmares. (more…)

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Funding For Elderly In Minnesota To Fight Bed Bugs

A change in guidelines from the Department of Human Services will help disabled, elderly residents in Minnesota with the high costs of dealing with bed bugs.The Department of Human Services in Minnesota made the decision to allow funding to be used for bed bug removal for low-income, high-risk elderly individuals.  The cost of extermination and disposal of household furniture will now be included in expenses covered in waiver programs.

In order to help combat a growing bed bug problem, the department decided recently to allow the costs of exterminating bed bugs and properly disposing of household furniture to be included in expenses covered in waiver programs for low-income, high-risk elderly individuals who receive state services. (more…)

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Information For Travelers | Holiday Travel and Bed Bugs

When staying in a hotel it is a good idea to inspect your room for bed bugs as soon as you arrive. You do not want to unpack or settle in until you have checked to see if there are bed bugs in your room.

Bring a small flashlight with you when going to stay at a hotel; this will make it easier to inspect your room. As soon as you arrive, keep your suitcase on the floor away from the bed or place it in the bathroom. These areas are less likely to have bed bugs. Never put your suitcase, clothes or personal items on the bed as this is the most common way to get bed bugs in your possessions and transfer them to your home. (more…)

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Avoid Bed Bug Infestations

Preventing Bed Bug Infestations

Bed bugs are very successful hitchhikers, moving from an infested site to furniture, bedding, baggage, boxes, and clothing. Although they typically feed on blood every five to ten days, bed bugs can be quite resilient; they are capable of surviving over a year without feeding.

Bed bugs are easy to transport in luggage and very hard to get rid of.  For this reason, they have become an especial nuisance for hotels, dorms, hospitals, movie theaters, libraries, and other public spaces.  You can’t tell whether a building or hotel room has them based on cleanliness – the bugs can thrive anywhere there are cracks and crevices to hide in. (more…)

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