Forget black mattress stains, bed bugs, shells, and eggs: NMPA press release tells consumers to look for “blood spots”

October 28, 2007

We Bedbuggers know that bed bugs can be very difficult to find, even for trained Pest Control Operators. Time and again, people with bites are told they do not have any “evidence.” Since other conditions and pests can cause similar symptoms, it is of course important that other “signs” are present–but too often, actual bed […]

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Bed bugs on tape

April 23, 2007

Bed bugs on tape Originally uploaded by louento.pix. A wonderful photo from Lou. Click the photo then choose “All sizes” and then “Large.” You should then be able to see eggs, feces, and bed bugs, all stuck to the tape.

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handy tip: bed bug feces identification

March 17, 2007

Goodness, what a day. Bed Bug Helloise would share this, but she blushes and becomes speechless when poop is under discussion. She’s a funny old thing. Tip from a reader, who heard it from Lou Sorkin: try dabbing a bit of hydrogen peroxide (rather than water) on those little black specks you find in your […]

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