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Bed Bug Thermal Heat Treatments Minnesota

Once a pest of the past, bed bugs now infest every state in the U.S.  Abundant in the U.S. prior to World War II, bed bugs all but vanished during the 1940s and ’50s thanks to improvements in hygiene and the use of pesticides. In the past 10 years, however, the pests have made a big comeback worldwide. (more…)

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Control Bed Bugs In Your Minnesota Home

You’ve heard the horror stories. The unsuspecting tourist whose souvenir of his trip came in the form of small red welts up and down his leg. The mom from the playground who tells a trusted friend about her “problem” and how she had to toss out her daughter’s entire collection of dolls.  The young couple excited to close on their first apartment only to find out that their neighbors had an “infestation.” (more…)

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Bed Bugs In MN | Minnesota Pest Control

Bedbug cases have been on the rise across the world since the mid-1990s.  The rise in infestations has been hard to track because bed bugs are not an easily identifiable problem.  Most of the reports are collected from pest-control companies, local authorities, and hotel chains.  Therefore, the problem may be more severe than is currently believed. (more…)

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Bed Bug Pesticides Making People Sick

As bedbugs have made a comeback, aided by resistance to pesticidesand spread by worldwide travel, scientists have found that panic over the blood-sucking pests may be more dangerous than their bite. Some people are misusing poisonous chemicals in a desperate bid to eradicate the pests.

With the rapid rise in bed bug infestation, bed time is now filled with anxiety. People even suffer sleep-loss and anxiety long after the bed bug infestation has been dealt with.  A good night’s rest can no longer be taken for granted! (more…)

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MRSA and Bed Bugs | Bed Bug Removal Guarantee

MRSA is a dangerous bacteria usually acquired from hospital visits. It often happens when a person has a cut or bite, such as those you might find from bed bugs. It’s not the bite itself that causes the problem, it’s scratching the bite and causing an infection that brings you to the hospital and eventually in contact with the MRSA Virus (although not really a virus, it’s a strain of bacteria Staphylococcus aureus).

When you catch MRSA and have not been in a hospital, such as a bed bug infested apartment complex, it’s called Community Associated MRSA or CA-MRSA for short. (more…)

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Is The Cure For Bed Bugs Worse Than The Pests?

Bloodsucking bed bugs have made a comeback in recent years. But as victims of infestation have become increasingly desperate to rid their homes of the bedeviling pests, many have only done themselves more harm.

Bed bugs do not transmit disease or cause illness — but the insecticides used to kill them do. A total of 111 illnesses associated with bed bug-related insecticides were reported in seven states between 2003 and 2010 (mostly in the last three years), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. Most cases of poisoning were not severe, but the data included one death. (more…)

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Battling The Bed Bug Epidemic

Statistics show a dramatic 500% increase in reported bed bug cases over the last few years, and experts are predicting no end in site.  Bed bugs are real globetrotters, making an appearance in virtually every temperate climate across the globe.

But how did they spread so rapidly? (more…)

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