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Toronto and Cincinnati/Hamilton County bed bug updates

October 15, 2008

Renee of New York vs. Bed Bugs is bringing the updates on the Toronto Bed Bug Action Committee Toronto Bed Bug Project here and here, and a rundown on what’s up with the Cincinnati / Hamilton County Joint Bed Bug Task Force Strategic Plan here. Definitely check out those posts, and the links Renee provides.

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More bed bug stories from Cincinnati; also, pig spotted in sky over New York City

September 8, 2007

Today, Cincinnati’s WKRC (local12.com) tells more local bed bug stories in an article and video. “Bed bugs,” said Diann Waters, bed bugs in home. “All over my baby.” Diann Waters may tell her son, “don’t let the bed bugs bite” before he goes to sleep, but it looks like they did anyways. “He done scratched […]

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A tale of another city: Monticello, NY low-income tenants 1, slumlord 0

July 4, 2007

The Times Herald-Record reports today that a Monticello, NY building was seriously infested with bed bugs and had other code violations. In some ways, it was similar to Denver’s Halcyon House, in that the residents don’t have much money, and they were being made to live under inhumane conditions, in violation of housing codes. Halcyon […]

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W. O. Buggy’s bed bug elixir: get yours here! Or, some notes about bed bug detection and treatment options

May 22, 2007

Editor’s note: this is part two in what will be a three- (or more) part series by a well-known bed bug professional, writing under the pseudonym, Winston O. Buggy. Thanks again, Winston! On sale here! Dr. Winston O. Buggy’s bed bug elixir. This material will kill em, kill the eggs, shine your multi-colored hobnail boots, […]

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Good news: bed bug aggregation pheromones

March 15, 2007

A pest control professional confirmed for us today the reports Parakeets heard about bed bug aggregation pheromones being developed. We’re told that within 2-3 months, assuming the red tape is cut swiftly enough, glue traps should be available for sale which use bed bug aggregation pheromones to attract bed bugs to aggregate there. This is […]

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Thanks from a reader

March 14, 2007

Hey everyone, As some of you know, I (Nobugs, since the current WordPress theme does not tell you who’s writing) get a lot of emails. Many of them contain questions, some people are very distraught. Some have bed bugs, some have something else. I also get suggestions for bed bug solutions (some of which would […]

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Promising new research re: CO2

March 7, 2007

by bugzinthehood Although this article is about mosquitos, bed bugs are attracted to our Co2 also. How to Cut the Mosquito’s Sensitivity to Carbon Dioxide? … the tinny buzzy devils that transform our nights in real nightmares and transmit fatal diseases like malaria or West Nile fever are guided to our bodies by a GPS […]

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some hotels know what to do about bed bugs

November 23, 2006

It’s true that even upscale hotels suffer from bed bugs. Back in May, an unidentified hotel in Vancouver disclosed its bed bug protocols to Hotelchatter.com: 1. We’ve trained our housekeeping staff to watch for the tell-tale signs, i.e. blood spots on sheets and other visible signs. Also to watch for and have repaired any maintenance […]

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Bedbugger readers: multiplying faster than bedbugs?

October 18, 2006

Welcome to readers of Mentalfloss and the BedBugBlog! This blog is attracting an ever-increasing readership. We’ve only been going about two weeks, but every day more people find us; visits to the site increase by about 20% per day. I hope most of you are just curious, but I have a horrible feeling lots of […]

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The iceman cometh.

October 10, 2006

Hallelujah! There’s now a slightly increased chance of your home temporailty becoming a walk-in freezer. A non-toxic pesticide marketer claims it has a new product (Cryonite) which can freeze out bed bugs. Lifestyle Extra Fincance News says: Venteco PLC, the non-toxic pest control investment compant, said it has deployed bed bug eradication technology to its […]

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