bed bug monitors

Bed bugs found in New Rochelle Library again

May 15, 2013

At the end of April, various sources reported that the New Rochelle, NY public library had closed for a day after bed bugs were found in the building.  The New Rochelle Daily Voice reported on May 1, “Pest management experts were immediately called in after one insect was found.  This was not an infestation.  There […]

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Post-recall, Nightwatch good to go

July 16, 2009

Remember the recall of Biosensory’s Nightwatch active bed bug monitors? The manufacturer has let me know they are back in action. I am posting much of their press release below for those who are interested. My apologies for the dearth of posts recently — I have had some health concerns which kept me away from […]

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Excellent new podcast: Renee in conversation with David Cain

December 28, 2008

I don’t have enough time at this moment to do much commentary on this, but I want to point you to New York vs. Bed Bugs, where Renee of New York vs. Bed Bugs posted a new podcast with David Cain of Bed Bugs Limited (many readers will also know David from our Bedbugger forums, […]

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How can I catch a bed bug? How do I know I have bed bugs?

February 18, 2008

Attention! Since this FAQ was written (2/2008) many advances have been made in detecting bed bugs using active and passive bed bug monitors. Active bed bug monitors are available which did not exist when forum users suggested the methods below. Canine scent detection (bed bug dogs) are also more common every day. Please read this […]

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How to avoid bringing bed bugs home when you travel, kill bed bugs in luggage

August 5, 2007

If you think you have been exposed to bed bugs, don’t panic. What you do after discovering you and your luggage may have been exposed can make a big difference as to whether you take the bugs home. It’s worth proceeding carefully and cautiously since avoiding an infestation can save you thousands of dollars and […]

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Do I have bed bugs? Are these bed bug bites?

October 22, 2006

Do I have bed bugs? What bed bugs (or bedbugs) look like depends partly on their life stage and whether they’ve just had a blood meal or not. You need to know that the adults are about the size of an apple seed, and the youngest nymphs can be the size of a speck of […]

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