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How Much Do You Know About Fire Ants?

Wednesday, 29. December 2010 16:34

There are several common misconceptions and myths about fire ants that confuse many people around the country. Here are several misconceptions and common misunderstandings about fire ants that you may not have known:

  • The biggest misconception about fire ants is their size. Many people believe they are large in size.  Actually, this is false. Fire ants that have been imported to our country are about the size of the small black sugar ants that invade our homes. They are red in color and have a back portion that is solid black in color. The easiest way of identifying fire ants is to look at their mound.

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How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Tuesday, 28. December 2010 12:56

Bed Bugs Control

3 Most Popular Bed Bug Treatments:

-Thermal Remediation:

Thermal Remediation has become quickly popular as an alternative to chemical treatment. The three most important keys of success in a Thermal Remediation is the heat, movement of the heat, and monitoring of the heat.

The idea of the thermal remediation treatment is to eliminate the bed bugs through the excess amount of heat ranging in the temperature range of 120°-140℉.

Bed bugs are ultimately attracted to heat; therefore they will most likely come out of their hiding places and quickly become affected by the Thermal Remediation treatment. This method of treatment is known to effectively kill bed bugs in all of their stages: eggs, nymphs, and adults. Keep Reading

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Bed Bugs Questions and Answers

Monday, 4. January 2010 13:19

Bed Bug Control, what are the bed bugs?

1. What are bed bugs?

Scientific naming and distribution

Scientific name: Cimex lectularius
Common name: Bed bug
Family: Cimicidae
Order: Hemiptera (true bugs)
U.S. Distribution: all states
World Distribution: All temperate areas
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Bed Bug Control Dust

Monday, 4. January 2010 12:39

The Basics on bed bug control using dust pesticide

Insecticidal Dusts abrade the insect’s outer waxy coat and cause the bugs to dry out quickly. Some consist of a finely ground glass or silica powder. These dry dust may be applied to cracks and crevices, as well as within the hallow interior of the tubular bed frame. Some dust formulations include another kind of insecticide. Keep Reading

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Bed Bug Experiences

Monday, 4. January 2010 12:31

Bed Bug Control, first hand experience

First hand on bed bug experience

Ever heard the saying, “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite!” before you went to bed? If you are like most people, the answer is probably a quick yes. Furthermore, if you have been paying attention to the news in recent years, you have probably noticed quite a few stories about bed bugs. Bed bugs are nasty little critters that have six legs, hide during the day, and drink your blood at night. The typical bed bug is reddish- brown insect that grows to be about 0.2 inches big. When they bite you, bed bugs inject you with an anticoagulant so the the blood keeps flowing as they drink. This anticoagulant also contains a numbing agent so that the bed bug victim does not feel it while the bed bug attacks. Keep Reading

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