Bed Bugs

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Bedbugs: How to Know You Have An Infestation

June 12, 2018

Bedbugs primarily feed on the blood of humans, although some species have a taste for other mammals and birds. We call it a bite but actually the bedbug inserts a sharp proboscis, or beak, into the victim’s skin and sucks the blood. It takes about 10 minutes for a bedbug to consume enough blood to be full…

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Bedbugs May Have Favorite Colors And Be Resistant To Common Pesticides

April 10, 2018

Bedbugs lurk in cracks and crevices and they’ve been living on human blood for centuries. Though they aren’t known to transmit disease or pose any serious medical risk, the stubborn parasites can leave itchy and unsightly bites. However, bedbugs don’t always leave marks. The best way to tell if you have a bedbug infestation is…

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Fighting Bed Bugs In Multi-Family Complexes

March 14, 2018

One of the hardest places to eradicate bed bugs is in apartment complexes. Whether it is a low-rent 4-plex or a high-rent high-rise, bed bugs can become a very persistent nuisance. Milberger Pest Control has been in the business for over 80 years and in that time, we have seen a lot, including fear, embarrassment,…

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Bed Bugs Don't Travel and Other Myths You May Have Heard

February 14, 2018

Did you know that Bed Bugs were almost completely eradicated in the 1950’s. Unfortunately, they have recently made a comeback in a major way. These critters feed on humans blood cells while you sleep. They have increased in numbers throughout the United States since 1972 (when pesticides like Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) were banned) and are increasing…

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BED BUGS – HOW TO IDENTIFY A BED BUG INFESTATION

December 12, 2017

If you have a bed bug infestation, you usually don’t know until it is too late. It is best to find out early, before the bed bugs have a chance to get established or spread. Treating a minor infestation may be a bit inconvenient, BUT it is far less costly and easier than treating the…

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