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Dear Annie: My mom’s house is infested with bedbugs, and she’s decided to just live with them

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Dear Annie: My mother lives alone and has bedbugs in her living room and bedroom. She also has a lot of clutter. She had a professional treatment of one of the rooms, but the bugs returned. She says that preparing for further treatment would be too stressful, so she is choosing to live with the bugs. She has refused any assistance from me or my siblings. We have offered to help her prepare or get rid of the bedbugs. Lately, she is saying she thinks the bugs […]

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Bedbugs begone | | meadvilletribune.com

Bedbugs begone | | meadvilletribune.com

Meadville Housing Authority officials said this week that they are making progress in their efforts to eradicate bedbugs and other pests that have bedeviled residents in authority apartments. Following the authority’s monthly meeting Wednesday, Executive Director Vanessa Rockovich said there had “definitely” been improvements at Holland Towers, located on Market Street, and William Gill Commons on Walker Drive, over the past several months and expressed optimism regarding future pest treatment. “We have a good maintenance program, so we’ll be on top of it,” she said. “It’s not […]

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Aussie travellers face ‘traumatising’ new pandemic, and we have La Niña to thank

Aussie travellers face 'traumatising' new pandemic, and we have La Niña to thank

How the holiday from hell could happen to you, too. It was the holiday they needed. After Melbourne’s gruelling lockdown measures had them housebound for the better part of two years, friends Justine and Anna were pumped for sun, surf and everything a summer trip to Gold Coast entails. Well, not everything. After checking into their hotel, besties Justine and Anna were “left traumatised” after they began to“feel things crawling on them” once they got into bed. The women alerted hotel staff who moved them into another […]

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Where Bed Bugs Come From

The number of reported cases of bed bugs in schools, hotels, motels, cruise ships, dormitories, shelters, homes, movie houses and apartments are rising. And the authorities are somehow already alarmed and concerned over the issue. In the United States alone, it is reported that six out of ten apartments have bed bugs. Because bed bugs are not known to transfer or spread out any form of disease, the alarm is somehow flamed down. Origins Bed bugs are tiny, wingless creatures that are scientifically labeled Cimex lectularius. They […]

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All About Bed Bugs

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Bed bugs are rarely seen these days because of the widespread use of DDT during the 1940’s and 50’s to exterminate all sorts of pests in the United States. However, bed bugs are making a comeback. Hotels and motels are among the places that suffer from bed bugs infestation. According to studies, bed bugs’ comeback may be attributed to international travelling of Americans to countries with bed bugs infestation on hotels and motels and the immigration to the States by people from countries with bed bugs infestation. […]

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Battling the Distribution of Bed Bugs

Stop the Spread of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are insects that do not have wings. They are roughly shaped oval. They measure, once fully grown, from four to five millimeters long. You might find the next piece of information unexpected, but bed bugs are fast runners. There are easy to see on white linoleum or marble floors, but very difficult to spot on brown wooden floors. This is so because bed bugs are rust brown in color and they even change into a deeper red brown when they finish a blood meal. The […]

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