5 Horrific Things That Might Happen During a Bed Bug Infestation

01 May 2020
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Bed bugs can be a real-life nightmare for many people around the world, especially if proper bed bug treatments aren’t applied.  When bed bugs infest a home or apartment, the effects can be catastrophic both mentally and physically for all involved. 

Here are five things that could happen to you, your family, your customers, or your friends if bed bugs aren’t treated quickly:

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Bed Bug Remediation: The Misuse of Pesticides - Part 2

01 Apr 2020
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In part one of this series, we mentioned the fact that many off-the-shelf pesticides aren’t tested for use on bed bugs.  We also discussed the fact the pesticides are becoming less effective against bed bugs as well.  If you missed part 1, check it out by clicking here PART 1 For part 2, we will dive deeper into the reasons why these facts are accurate and show you the simple way to kill bed bugs, in just one day. Why Pesticides Don’t Work There are two main reasons why pesticides don’t work.  The first reason is simple.  Many readily available pesticides aren’t made for bed bugs specifically.  While they may kill some of the bugs, Bed bug doesn’t “pick up” substances on their legs like roaches and other insects do.  That means that each individual bug must be sprayed or come in contact with the pesticide while it’s still wet for there to be any effect on the bug.  Because bed bugs are so good at hiding in hard to reach/see areas, this can make treatment with pesticides very difficult.  Even with foggers or bug bombs, bed bugs can be completely protected inside a mattress or inside furniture.  Bed bugs...
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A Temporary Method of Decontaminating Medical PPE during the Coronavirus / COVID-19 Pandemic

20 Mar 2020
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Considering these findings, the urgent necessity for effective and safe medical PPE, and the capability of our heat systems, we are proposing using a vacant hospital room or similar sealed room(s) and electric bed bug heat equipment to create a temporary / simple convection oven to be used as an easy and cost effective means of disinfecting contaminated medical PPE.  We feel the medical PPE could be easily hung on hangers and clothes racks (to ensure proper air circulation and heat penetration) all while being remotely monitored with cellular temperature probes to ensure proper temperature and exposure times.
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Bed Bug Remediation: The Misuse of Pesticides - Part 1

01 Mar 2020
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Bed bugs are some of the most resilient pests around.  Not only are the hard to eliminate due to their uncanny ability to hide in the smallest of spaces, when traditional methods are used, an infestation can also take months to eradicate.  These hardships have caused many people to turn to unhealthy and unsafe practices to get rid of their bed bug problem.  The truth of the matter is, traditional pesticides don’t work as the main method of bed bug elimination. 

Pesticides were one of the first used treatments for bed bugs and were proven effective in the beginning.  Historically some of the most effective and accessible pesticides include DDT and other pyrethroid insecticides, pyrrole insecticides, and synthetic pyrethroids.  These methods have been proven to be both dangerous and ineffective over the past few decades.

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The Financial and Social Burden of Bed Bugs

06 Feb 2020
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The truth is, society is feeling the economic and financial burden of bed bug infestations, now more than ever before. Increasing daily, the economic losses from disposal of belongings, repeated non-effective treatments, replacement of belongings, health care, loss of wages, loss of business income, and reduced productivity can be quite substantial.
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