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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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Bed Bug Pest Control MN

Bed bugs are small wingless parasitic insects that live by feeding on the blood of warm blooded-animals including animals.  They are very elusive and hide during the day, only coming out at night to feed.  This is   why most people find out they have these nasty insects when the wake up and have bites on them.  Their nymphs are tiny, about the size of a poppy seed, while adults can grow to about 1/4 of an inch long. They have flat oval bodies that allow them to hide in very small places such as the folds of a mattress or under baseboards.   When disturbed they will quickly scurry to find a hiding place. (more…)

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Bedbug Problem In Minnesota

They are increasingly being encountered in homes, apartments, hotels, motels, health care facilities, dormitories, shelters, schools, and modes of transport.  Other places where bed bugs sometimes appear include movie theaters, laundries/dry cleaners, furniture rental outlets and office buildings.  Immigration and international travel have undoubtedly contributed to the resurgence of bedbugs in the U.S. Changes in modern pest control practice — and less effective bed bug pesticides — are other factors suspected for the recurrence. (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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Bed Bug Infestation

Bedbugs usually cluster together in favorable harborage areas.  However, some bedbugs will live by themselves, away from the majority of the infestation.

Signs of Bed Bugs

The best way to see if you have an infestation is to look for bedbugs where you rest and where you usually set down luggage (or bags) when you enter the house.  Your luggage and places where your luggage may be stored are also some of the first areas to look. (more…)

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Economic Impact Of Bed Bugs

Economically, bed bug infestations are also a burden on society. Although the exact dollar amount is not known, the economic losses from health care, lost wages, lost revenue and reduced productivity can be substantial. The cost of effectively eliminating bed bugs may be significantly more than the cost of eliminating other pests because bed bug control usually requires multiple visits by a licensed pest control exterminator and diligence on the part of those who are experiencing the infestation. (more…)

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MN Pest Control For Multicolored Asian Lady Bugs

Multicolored Asian Beetles

Although multicolored Asian lady beetles can be a nuisance when they occur in large numbers, they do not damage homes or other property. These lady beetles cannot sting and they do not carry disease. They can pinch the skin and cause minor, short-lived discomfort. They can secrete a strong smelling yellowish liquid from the joints of their legs, a process called reflex bleeding. They use this to discourage predators or at other times when they are stressed. This liquid can also stain light colored surfaces. (more…)

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