The TRS Extermination Bed Bug Blog

Miscellaneous thoughts about killing bed bugs and other pests with heat to keep your family, property, and business safe.

5 Bed Bug Hot Spots (not your hotel!)

July 3, 2019

Much is made of the bed bugs lurking in your hotel. Travel is a potential culprit of bed bugs, but definitely not the only place you might encounter them. Bed bugs love areas of large human populations and can hitchhike from many different locations. Tomorrow is the 4th of July, and today, we are sharing five common bedbug infestation spots. Read more

Fact or Fiction? 5 Common Bed Bug Myths

July 1, 2019

It’s true that there has been a resurgence of bed bugs in the US since the 1990s. Changes in pest management, increase and world-wide travel, and bed bug resistance to pesticides have contributed to the increase. But along with the growing population, fears and myths about bed bugs have thrived as well. We are the experts in the field. Today we debunk 5 common bed bug myths to help you better protect your property and manage your fears. Read more

Do Essential Oils Prevent Bed Bugs?

June 11, 2019

Online, devotees of essential oils recommend them as a green alternative to stopping a bed bug infestation. Consumers, desperate for a safe treatment, have been tuning in and purchasing over-the-counter ‘green insecticides’ with essential oils as the active ingredient. Could tea tree, lavender, lemongrass, or thyme be the solution to the Cincinnati bed bug problem? Read more

Travel Clean: 6 Tips for Avoiding Hotel Bed Bugs

June 3, 2019

Summer travel season is here! Your hotel might look pristine, but what is lurking underneath? Bed bugs don’t care about the cleanliness or star-rating of a hotel, and they are found everywhere. Here are five tips for bed bug prevention you should make part of your travel clean routine... Read more