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Does Washing Bedding in Hot Water Kill Bed Bugs?

A common misconception about bed bugs stems from their name – bed bugs. They must live in beds, right? Yes, they do. They also live in bed frames, storage boxes and containers below beds, the nightstands and furnishings around the bed, even the electrical outlets near the bed! If you...
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What Happens During Heat Treatment to Kill Bedbugs?

As unsanitary as a bed bug infestation sounds, it can occur anywhere – even 5-star hotels. Bed bugs can spread relatively quickly, which is why you’ll want to get rid of them as soon as you spot them – not to mention that they also feed on blood, which means...
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Bed Bug Control Services in Michigan

Are DIY Bedbug Sprays Effective? At-home spray treatments for bedbugs are as old as recorded history. Unfortunately, bedbugs have adapted to many of these chemicals, and scientists suspect this is what caused a recent resurgence in the bed bug population. Advantages to At-Home Treatments or Sprays Less expensive than having...
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Does Rubbing Alcohol Kill Bed Bugs?

When it comes to the issue of whether or not rubbing alcohol is a good way to kill bedbugs, there is a short answer, and a correct answer. The short answer is YES, Rubbing Alcohol MAY kill a bedbug after a few moments of contact (some studies cite that it...
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Can I Get Rid of Bedbugs Myself?

Generally speaking, it is very difficult to get rid of bedbugs yourself if you have no training or experience with successful bed bug treatment. If you knew where to look and were able to find every bug and every egg, and eliminate them all via washing, cleaning, and other sanitizing...
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6 Tips for Hiring a Professional Bed Bug Extermination Expert

Bed Bug Extermination is a service where cheap is never better. Cheap bed bug extermination, in fact, usually ends up being quite expensive. Bed bugs can come back and another treatment is needed. And another. And another. Buying “cheap” is just one way to make a mistake when hiring a...
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Common Misconceptions About Cockroaches

When it comes to cockroaches, there are a lot of misconceptions out there. At one point in our lives, we’ve all heard the astounding fact that cockroaches can survive a nuclear explosion. That’s incredible… Or, it would be if it were true. While it’s true that cockroaches can withstand significantly...
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Bed Bug Nightmares

Real stories of bed bugs in Michigan homes This is certainly no bedtime story! Not with bed bugs…in YOUR bed. We thought you might want to learn about a few of our cases, what the customer was experiencing, and how we were able to help. These are actual case stories;...
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What is a Bed Bug Anyway?

The first steps to removal & prevention are knowing where bed bugs come from, how they live, & how to remove them. Bed bugs come out at night, drawn to their prey by sensing carbon dioxide emissions from breathing. They can scale sheer surfaces, and fit in the smallest of...
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Do Dryer Sheets Kill Bedbugs?

by Bobby Wilford | Aug 29, 2014 | Got Bed Bugs? Don’t DIY!, Uncategorized It’s common to look for Do-It-Yourself solutions to a bedbug problem. Store-bought solutions and old-time remedies may work for certain pests, so there must be a products or remedy for bedbugs too, right? The answer is...
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