Archive for July, 2020

Blood stains on sheets and pillowcasesWhenbedbugsbite, they inject an anticoagulant. This stops the blood from clotting.When thebughas finished feeding, the bites can continue to bleed for some time.Bedbugshave a hollow tube like mouthpart, called a .. Read More

ACROSS ILLINOIS 'Tis the season for bug bites, and LawnStarter, the largest U.S. provider of lawn care, pest control, and other standard home services evaluated information on biting and stinging pests to find the worst insect pests in Illinois and .. Read More

Whether the cause is stress related to working from home, wearing masks, lack of day care, or limited access to health care,COVID-19-related anxietyhas spilled into nearly every aspect of our lives. Apparently, it has even invaded our dreams.People a.. Read More

SASKATOON -- The owner of a Saskatoon hotel poised for closure by the Saskatoon Fire Department claims inspectors have been looking hard for any reason to shut down his business.I dont think this is right. At my age, Im 77-years-old, I dont feel good.. Read More

One of my first church trips was an adventure out to some nearby woods where we had an old-fashioned night of camping under the stars.We enjoyed deliciously burnt hotdogs and marshmallows, and we concluded our feast with a brief devotion about living.. Read More

Before coronavirus took over all news cycles in March, the world was worrying about another rapidly spreading plague: bed bugs.Paris had become so infested with them the government launched an eradication campaign, complete with an emergency helpline.. Read More

Five seasoned professionals share stories about the Islands continuing problems with pests, and their efforts to protect us from the harm they may cause.Walter Wlodyka: Skunk, Raccoon & Pest Animal RemovalWhat pests do you trap and remove?Skunks, squ.. Read More

gettyAs new coronavirus cases spread in many countries since the end of lockdown in mid-June, its clear we dont understand this pandemic. The rush to restart the economy is leading, earlier than expected, to a sharp increase in the spread of the viru.. Read More

How to treat a bed bug biteBedbug bites usually clear up on their own in a week or so but there are things you can do to alleviate symptoms.The NHS recommends the following:You can also ask a pharmacist about using a mild steroid cream like hydrocort.. Read More

GETTING rid of bed bugs can be an unpleasant and tricky job which can often require the help of professionals.But what can you do to tackle an infestation, how does it occur and how can you treat bites? Here's all you need to know...3Bed bugs are sma.. Read More

When you lay your head down after long, hard day, the last thing youre probably thinking about is how clean your pillow is. But that actually might be something worth considering at some point.Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center... Read More

With stay-at-home orders still in place in many states, and many senior living communities closed to the general public, public health structural pests such as bedbugs, roaches and rodents are proliferating because of increased accessibility to their.. Read More

Other signs of bed bugs include dark bloodstains on the sheets and bedding, where they've sneakily attacked you.Your skin may be itchy and irritated from the bites. If you have sensitive skin, you may have painful swelling after being bitten.Another .. Read More

New study says that bed bugs can modify microbial communities in homes they infest, an advance that could lead to better indoor environmental quality (IEQ).Homes infested by bed bugs appear to have different bacterial communitiesoften referred to as .. Read More