David Cain

New interview with David Cain and more on the bbalert (TM) system

May 4, 2009

Check out this new and fascinating podcast from New York vs. Bed Bugs, where Renee Corea of New York vs. Bed Bugs and David Cain of bed-bugs.co.uk (and well known to our Bedbugger Forum users) talk about the recent Pestex 2009, new bbalert™ passive and active bed bug monitors, new treatment options (including oxygen depletion), […]

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Another journalist tells own bed bug tale of woe, this time Michael Hann in the Guardian (UK)

February 9, 2009

It’s always good when journalists and others in the media tell their own bed bug stories. As far as raising public awareness about how bed bugs can (and will) infest anyone’s home, having a journalist or writer tell their bed bug story in the news media is almost as good as having a friend or […]

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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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Bed-bugs.co.uk study of how bed bugs spread in London

December 1, 2008

David Cain is well known to frequenters of the Bedbugger forums, and his company, Bed-bugs.co.uk has now completed a survey of the locations of bed bug infestations in London, with some interesting results the company has now made available. By mapping bed bug infestations on a highly localised level, using postcode sectors*, the company has […]

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Times article on spread of bed bugs via trains, planes, and automobiles

August 25, 2008

A Times (UK) article today on the spread of bed bugs emphasized the role of travel, specifically, the spread of bed bugs in public transportation: Savvas Othon, technical director at Rentokil, said: “The short turnaround times for planes and other forms of transport means they are sometimes not inspected as thoroughly as they used to […]

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Another Craigslist bed bug story

August 21, 2008

It’s a dangerous time for taking in secondhand goods. These days, you don’t need to crawl the curbside looking for secondhand furniture that may contain bed bugs. Craigslist, Freecycle, and similar websites offer forums where people with stuff can connect with people who can buy it or take it for free. Inevitably, some of that […]

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Some UK housing authorities ceasing to pay for bed bug treatment

August 13, 2008

This article from the Hounslow Chronicle (in London) on Tuesday reports that some UK housing authorities are no longer paying for tenants’ bed bug treatment, due to the rise in cases. It tells the story of Claire Prince, 24. She and her four children are sleeping on floors, air mattresses, and in a stroller, since […]

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More of the exclusive David Cain interview at newyorkvsbedbugs.org

May 13, 2008

David Cain dishes to New York vs Bed Bugs’ Renee about the leather trousers he works in, shooting sticks, the desirable traits of a pest control operator, how to avoid getting bed bugs, and how PCOs can deal with the problem of infested neighbors, when hired by a single tenant in a building. Excellent reading. […]

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Bed Bug Beware: new website from David Cain

March 25, 2008

David has a new website with bed bug information, as well as a helpful warning message you can download, print out, and affix to your discarded bed bug-infested articles. Click here for bedbugbeware.com and here for the bed bug warning labels. Thanks David, for a great bed bug resource!

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What is it going to take to convince these people that bed bugs are not dust mites, or fleas?!?

March 6, 2008

I finally had a chance to listen to David Cain’s UK radio appearance last Friday via the BBC iPlayer interface (which requires a RealPlayer plugin; I’m on a Mac and I was able to listen; I am sure Windows users will have no trouble). Go to this link. Find “The Breakfast Show with JoAnne Good” […]

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In London? Got bed bugs (or think you do)?

December 21, 2007

David Cain is a PCO in London who only works with bed bugs, and he really knows his stuff. He writes on our forums, I have been asked by a TV company in London to offer a free bed bug treatment in exchange for being able to film the inspection and analysis work that we […]

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News of the World: New Bedbug Horror Facing England

September 30, 2007

News of the World covered bed bugs this week. The article comes under the banner “New Bedbug Horror Facing England,” and below a photo of a Titanic-like bed bug floating through a sea of white carpeting fibers: (Photo by News of the World) It is entitled, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers!” NOTW journalist Sophy Ridge […]

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