Touched by a bug

September 14, 2019

One out of five Americans have been touched by bed bugs.

We hear many stories from people all across the country and other parts of the world. Everyone wants to tell me their experience with bed bugs. Sharing some highlights is worth volumes to open the eyes of many who have no clue about the mysterious bed bug.

Someone once shared their story of battling bed bugs on their own...

I bought a case of bug spray and foggers. My house smells like fresh laundry soaked in pesticides. I had to get a hotel room for a week and discovered bed bugs in the hotel room. Is there a place on Earth that doesn’t have bed bugs?

We have a blog about the effectiveness of sprays and powders.

According to a recent NPMA’s Bugs without Borders survey, pest management professionals report that residences top the list of places where bed bug infestations are found, with 95 percent of pest professionals treating bed bug infestations in apartments/condominiums and 95 percent treating bed bug infestations in single-family homes. Respondents also reported other common areas, with 75 percent treating bed bug infestations in hotels/motels, 46 percent in college dormitories, 58 percent in nursing homes, 45 percent in office buildings, 43 percent in schools, 33 percent in hospitals and 29 percent on various modes of transportation.

 

Bedbugs get around

Today, bed bugs can be found throughout almost every region of the world and in all 50 U.S. states. Specifically, the pests were encountered by 17 percent of 2011 Bed Bugs in America survey respondents in the Northeast; 20 percent in the Midwest; 20 percent in the South; and 19 percent in the West.

TRS Extermination has killed a lot of bed bugs but they are still here. We are ready to come kill your bed bugs.

I find it interesting sometimes today with all the news about bed bugs that some folks think only other people— only dirty people or dirty housing businesses!— will get bed bugs. They even have a bit of an attitude that “Not us! We run professional quality apartments.” I think to myself, So naive. And TRS Extermination wants to help.

It’s not how clean or the quality or how many rating stars you have... bed bugs just don’t care. Bed bugs are not interested in crumbs, leaky water pipes, or messy rooms. Bed bugs just want you and your family.

I know someone who stayed in one of the finest suites in Las Vegas and had bed bug bites! How dare that hotel!

Bed bugs have been a household pest issue for more than 3,300 years, dating back to ancient Egypt. They were first brought to the United States by early colonists, where they thrived for many decades. However, by the 1950s, bed bugs had been all but eradicated in the developed world, thanks to the availability of new pest control products like DDT, a wicked pesticide that can cause cancer in humans, maybe getting them to grow a tail or a third eyeball— just kidding about the tail and eyeball.

Several factors led to the explosion of bed bugs beginning again in the late 1990s; increased international travel, and a lack of public awareness about pest prevention methods.

The best and most-thorough treatment for bed bugs is heat. In fact, it’s the only honest one-day treatment out there. Make one call to TRS Extermination at 513-604-6332. Our trained technicians will treat your home or business with clean, safe heat and all your bed bugs will be dead in just one 1-day treatment. Guaranteed.

 


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You don’t have to live with bed bugs

January 3, 2020

You can get bed bugs from almost anywhere, and having bed bugs is not your fault.You don’t have to live with bed bugs. You also don’t have to live with lengthy bed bug treatments where you and your family continue to get bit while everyone waits for pesticides to work. Read more

Bed bugs don’t take holidays... unless they’re traveling to eat you!

December 3, 2019

So, how do these bugs get in your bed and everywhere else around your home? They don’t just appear one day! These bugs hitch hike or walk through the unusual places in search of a host— you and your family! Remember they are an insect that needs to feed to survive. It’s interesting how many people discover bed bugs in their home and say “I know where they came from”. In reality the introduction of a bed bug could have come from anywhere. Read more

A time for giving thanks

November 22, 2019

We are the recipients of gratitude and thanks every time we perform a bed bug heat treatment. The words our customers use— even the looks on their faces— clearly communicate the change we bring into their lives. It’s not fun walking in to someone’s home or business and experiencing their despair, panic, frustration, fear, or hopelessness. A bed bug infestation is disparaging! Good folks share their stories with us, and we hear their pain and disgust. We use heat to eradicate bed bugs because heat does more than just kill bed bugs. I believe in giving more than we take, and a heat treatment makes your life better. Read more

Heat disinfects and works harder than pesticides

November 15, 2019

Heat kills bed bugs and other insects. It’s been proven in university studies since the late 1980s. We prove it every day in the field, treating homes and business of good folks like you. I want to take a moment and describe the cleansing and disinfecting power of heat, and the benefits heat provides to you and your family, your business, your friends and customers. These additional benefits are included for free every time we do a bed bug heat treatment. Read more

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