Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Bed-Bugs articles below.
Take proactive measures to prevent pest infestations before these gain a foothold.
Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.
The number of bed bug infestations in the United States continues to rise, according to Orkin, which just released its annual Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list.
This is the first time Baltimore has made the list's top five. Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem all made the list for the first time this year.
The Bugo Tape is a method of detecting bed bugs and preventing them from spreading. bed bug detection and protection.
The last thing you want to worry about is a bed bug infestation in the office, but unfortunately, it is becoming more common. How can you prevent these pests from infesting your facility?
Due in part to the large size of most facilities, as well as the numerous hiding places such structures offer bed bugs, expelling this pest can be extremely difficult.
The Verifi™ bed bug detector from FMC Corporation provides continuous detection of bed bugs for up to 90 days at a time in a compact device. It is designed to be unobtrusive, operate silently, and not require occupants to vacate the room.
Colleges and universities need to develop policies on how to manage and mitigate bed bug infestations if and when they occur.
We have had several instances where bed bugs have bitten students, but the bugs could not be officially detected by a certified expert. How I could become more knowledgeable regarding this issue?
A series of viral, campy animations has been hitting the Internet over the past few months. These timely snippets come from the Hong Kong-based company, Next Media Animation. The latest covers the recent outbreak of bed bug complaints.
In April 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a summit to address a developing pest problem—bed bugs in homes and other buildings. In a follow up on this topic, TFM spoke with an expert from Orkin, Inc. who attended the EPA Summit in April.
According to the EPA, bedbugs are no laughing matter; in fact, they're serious enough for the EPA to hold its first ever National Bed Bug Summit (April 14-15, 2009) in the DC metro area.