21 Mar

Why Alaska May be the New Frontier for Bed Bugs

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  • March 21, 2014
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Bed bugs are making their presence known in Alaska. Anchorage’s KTUU reports that in 2007 and 2008, Alaska had 84 combined cases of bed bugs. There were 68 alone in 2013. “We have seen an increase in the bed bug complaints or calls in the last five years in Anchorage,” Tony Barrett, municipality environmental health program manager told KTUU. “Part of that may be there is increased awareness.” Barrett notes that most reports include bed bugs in hotels, motels and... Read More
07 Mar

Stay Bed Bug-Free During Spring Break Travels

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  • March 7, 2014
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Spring break season is almost here, and travelers across the country are preparing for exciting vacations. Before embarking on those exciting journeys, it’s important to make bed bug prevention a priority. Inc. Magazine recently shared seven travel gadgets for 2014, including ThermalStrike bed bug-proof luggage. By heating up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit, ThermalStrike luggage kills all stages of bed bugs before they enter – and infest – the home. For more spring break travel tips, use this Hotel Bed Bug... Read More