“Don’t let the bed bugs bite” – Do you know the person who said this? Wherever it came from, the phrase holds a grain of truth to it. It starts with the villain, the bed bugs. Bed bugs are bloodsucking insects that thrive in warm areas of your furniture like the bed, couch, draperies and carpets.
They are tiny parasites and they feed on a blood meal like a flea. In general, the bed bugs prefer human blood. The adage “Don’t let the bed bugs Read more . . .
Bed bugs are one of the most annoying insects anywhere. But you see how film makers make even the most annoying creatures loveable in movies.
Thus pictures of bed bugs in modern day magazines and textbooks are not as disgusting. Pictures of bed bugs you may see nowadays are just like pictures of cockroaches, ants and other insects. They are now ‘humanized or given the cordial and physical attributes of humans’. Read more . . .
Bed bugs have long been known to infest our houses. Bed bugs are mentioned in the medieval European texts and in the classical Greek writings as early as the time of Aristotle. They are like unwelcome visitors to our private rooms.
With news of widespread infestation, stories of bed bugs and public health concerns spread like wild fire. However, what is the truth about bed bugs and public health? Should people be alarmed at the risk of bed bugs and public health? Read more . . .
Eliminating bed bugs can be a tiring and tedious task. Because bed bugs are really annoying, people who live with bed bugs in their homes, desperately find and adopt measures to get rid of them.
Then, just like the subject ‘bed bugs’, the question “How do you get rid of bed bugs?” is also persistent. Read more . . .
Bed bugs have been eliminated from the US soil sometime in 1940’s and the 1950’s. The use of DDT has been successful in exterminating these pests. International travelling and immigration, however, have brought back to the US the once exterminated, blood sucking pests. The following establishments are said to be the bed bugs exchange centers: 1) Buses, 2) Trains, 3) Cabs, 4) Airplanes, 5) Hotel rooms, 6) Motels and breakfast-inns. Read more . . .