bed bug traps

Bed bug aggregation pheromone breakthrough

December 23, 2014

A new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University details the identification of all six components of bed bug aggregation pheromone. This is exciting news, as it may lead to the development of more effective active bed bug monitors. The study, led by Regine Gries, Gerhard J. Gries, and Robert Britton, is forthcoming in the […]

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Bed bugs can be detected using homemade interceptor bed bug traps

May 28, 2014

Think you have bed bugs? Short on cash? Commercial bed bug traps (such as those in our FAQ on bed bug monitors) can cost $20 per bed or more. The University of Florida has now produced a helpful video explaining how consumers can construct homemade interceptor bed bug traps. (Click here to view the video […]

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Bed bug monitors help detect bed bugs

April 23, 2009

Cheap and cheerful bed bug monitors! Where else but do you see the phrase “cheap and cheerful” and “bed bug monitors” in the same sentence? Okay, we’re not Apartment Therapy, but we know a good thing when we see it. Bed bug monitors are a very good thing. They come in three types: active, […]

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Bed bug trap on its way, finally

July 30, 2008

You may be interested in our more recent FAQ on Bed Bug Monitors, which offers a comparison of various models of active and passive bed bug monitors. While most claims of an effective bed bug trap have to date been much ado about nothing, a new product which seems to be the real deal is […]

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