There is nothing like your first night in a new house or apartment. That is, of course, after you have unpacked and organized all of your belongings. The question remains though: Have you checked for those creepy critters called bedbugs?
It's no secret that bedbugs are running rampant throughout colleges, homes, offices and hotels across the country. These pesky creatures have worked their way into the cracks and crevices of our beds, offices and cars, and spread like wildfire.
In the city that never sleeps, bedbugs are still a major cause of insomnia for thousands of New Yorkers. Whether you're renting or buying, here's how to minimize the chance that they will be waiting behind your next front door.
Prior to a pest control company coming to treat your home, preparing for it is just as important as the actual treatment. In celebrating Bedbug Awareness Month, we thought this was one of the most important topics to educate people about.
Yes, they live in your bed; they suck your blood; and they are almost impossible to kill or get rid of. All of these can be considered negative qualities. But play a bit of compare and contrast, and bedbugs come out looking pretty good.
Why are these little bloodsucking critters not going away? It would seem that with all the news stories, we as a public would know the precautions needed in place so that we don't find ourselves battling a case of the bedbugs.