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Tips For Travelers Worried About Getting Bed Bugs

Worried about bedbugs on your next hotel stay? The mere mention of the critters probably makes you itchy. Bed bugs are skilled travelers. They can hitch a ride into your home on used furniture (upholstered AND wooden pieces; they love small spaces, and can both hide and lay eggs in the tiniest crack). They can infest your luggage via hotel rooms and taxi trunks (a favorite hiding place). They can hop between garments in a coat check. Bottom line: Don’t think they can’t get to you. Know what they look like and how to  get rid of them.
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Avoid Bed Bug Infestations This Holiday Season

With the arrival of the holiday season, people all across the country are eagerly anticipating festive decorations, giving and receiving gifts and gathering with family and friends around a roaring fire.

What people don’t usually expect is to encounter pests as they prepare for holiday festivities. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) suggests consumers take precautions against pests that can make their way into homes via holiday decorations, Christmas trees and even firewood. (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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New Technology For Scanning Bedbugs

Airline Passengers Could Soon Be Scanned For Bedbugs.  Technology developed to scan air travelers is being used to create a device that can search for bedbugs in houses and hotel rooms, U.S. researchers said.

According to UPI.com, VisiRay of Corvallis, Ore., has signed an option agreement with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to create the devices, which would use millimeter wave technology to allow inspectors to see through drywall particle boards and view clear images of pests on the other side of a wall. (more…)

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Home Damage Repair From Unwanted Pests

Damage Repair From Unwanted Pests

Our Pest Control Process

At Eco Tech, we are flexible to work with and guarantee your problem will be handled immediately, no long waiting periods.  To put an end to your pest problem today follow our easy 4-step process! (more…)

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Keep Those Pests Away This Winter

For many Minnesota homeowners, pest control is a chore relegated to the warmer months of the year.  But many pests gain entry into homes in the winter as they seek shelter from the cold weather.  In fact, according to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), rodents alone invade an estimated 21 million homes in the U.S. each winter. (more…)

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Minnesota Pest Control – Spider Problem

Most people are well aware how beneficial spiders are because they eat insects, still there is much confusion and unwarranted fear of the potential harm spiders might do to people. Spiders rank just behind bees and wasps as the most feared arthropod. It is common for any unexplained skin irritation to be called a “spider bite.

If you have an insect or pest problem, it is not uncommon to also have a Spider problem. Spiders feed upon insects, so it is natural for them to infest areas where large amounts of pests are present. (more…)

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