bed bug inspection

Do you have bed bugs? (video from the University of Florida)

June 27, 2011

This video is from the University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Department does a fairly good job of showing signs of bed bugs. Some complaints: The music is unnecessarily creepy (and since there’s no audio narrative, I would encourage you to mute the audio)! Some of the closeups are disturbing, though they are also educational. […]

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Residents at the Bella Vista apartments learn their building has bed bugs by watching the news

September 4, 2008

News Channel 8 in New Haven claims that after they aired a story on bed bugs in the Bella Vista apartments in Elm City, lots of people came forward to tell management they had the problem too: News Channel 8 showed you the critters up close, then management was flooded with complaints. Bella Vista is […]

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bed bug harborage inside a recessed screw hole

March 11, 2008

bed bug harborage site Originally uploaded by louento.pix Lou Sorkin took this photo in a seriously infested home. He describes it: “Bed bug harborage site in recessed screw hole on side of textured, molded plastic desk chair. Opposite side of chair had no bed bugs in the screw hole.” This is a helpful reminder to […]

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New York Times Real Estate Q&A: do sellers have to notify buyers about prior bed bug infestations?

January 20, 2008

This Q&A in the New York Times Real Estate section brings up an interesting question. A couple selling a New York City apartment had bed bugs six months ago. They have not noticed any problem since. So the question is, do they need to disclose that the property they’re selling had bed bugs recently? Jay […]

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