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Expert issues warning over the rise in bed bugs – here’s how to prevent them in the home

Expert issues warning over the rise in bed bugs - here's how to prevent them in the home

As lockdown restrictions have eased, Brits are being warned about a rise in bed bugs – with a pest control businesses witnessing a 75 per cent rise in callouts, compared to last year. The steep increase is due to bed bugs being “great hitchikers” that can hide in small crevices and, therefore, can move between homes, hotels, and offices by travelling on clothing, furniture, bedding and luggage, say experts. Bedding firm, MattressNextDay, enlisted the expertise of Vicki Sims, managing director of Lady Bug Pest Control, who has […]

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Report says Bed Bug infestations are on the rise in NJ

Report says Bed Bug infestations are on the rise in NJ

It doesn’t seem particularly scientific, but television station CBS 2 New York says that bed bugs are spreading in New Jersey at least, in part, because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the station there has been an “alarming” rise in bed bug cases due in part to people not wanting to let exterminators in their homes. Channel 2 says: “Favio Ulloa, the owner of Prestige Pest Services….says that his bed bug business is up. “Probably 50% more from last year,” Ulloa said. Ulloa said he has […]

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