Bed bugs are a topic that we have covered in the past on this blog and one we will continue to cover again in the future. In honor of the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA) Bed Bug Awareness Week, this week’s posts will be devoted to informing you and helping you fight these persistent pests. Bed bugs, which were once almost eradicated from the United States, have resurged as a major problem throughout the nation. These pests plague homes, hotels, schools and even public transportation. As we approach summer, a prime season for bed bugs, it is important to be informed about these pests. Here are our top ten bed bug facts.
- Bed bugs can produce a sweet musty odor, which can be a sign of them in your home.
- Bed bug bites may take as long as 14 days to appear visibly on your skin. Continue reading