There is a tiny and extremely annoying pest plaguing modern households. There was a time when bed bugs were said to frequent only the dingiest of motels. Now, they are finding their way into average homes across North America.
Health experts and authorities believed that bed bug infestations were eliminated with DDT use in the 1940s. In the 1990s, however, the problem began to resurface. There are a couple of factors that may have contributed to this reoccurrence. International travelers are believed to be the main culprits, as bed bugs can still be found quite regularly in parts of Asia, Africa and Europe. Read more . . .