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News and Insights from the 2016 Bed Bug Summit

News and Insights from the 2016 Bed Bug Summit Bed bugs have plagued humans for literally millions of years. Now, every two years, the pest management industry holds an event focused on the current status of bed bug infestation and the emerging science and methodology...

How To Avoid Bed Bugs During Holiday Travels

The holidays are nearly upon us, and we are coming into winter when travel increases. Whether that means heading for relatives for a holiday gathering and feast, escaping the clutches of winter or heading to the slopes, lots of people are on the move at this time of...

When is Ant Season?

Google “ant season” and you find responses for most times of the year, including December, April and July. Fact is, there is no single “ant season.” Ants may choose to enter buildings at any time of year seeking shelter from the elements, whether that means rain and...

Genetic Research Reveals Bedbug’s Unique Biology

Bedbugs have plagued humans for a long time—at least 3,000 years. DDT and other insecticides introduced in the wake of WWII knocked down their numbers to the point where these pests were largely ignored, forgotten for a couple decades. But now they are back, resistant...