Content tagged "bed bugs"

Integrated Pest Management for Bed Bugs

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: November 27, 2018

IPM in Schools for Nursing Staff

Schools depend on nurses for their clinical knowledge and judgment to provide health care to students, and also to serve as a link between school staff,...

Don't Bug Me Webinar Series 2013

Imported Fire Ants Updated: July 13, 2016

We hope you enjoyed the 2013 Don’t Bug Me series of eXtension webinars. Experts discussed sound, research-based management solutions to these pest problems....

How to Inspect Your Hotel Room for Bed Bugs

Copyright Virginia Tech Department of EntomologyHere are the steps you can take to have peace of mind when you travel. Checking for bed bugs is a very simple...

IPM Action Plan for Bed Bugs

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: October 19, 2015

In general, school and institutional child care center environments are not conducive to bed bug infestations. Bed bugs prefer an environment where they can...

How to Bug Proof Your Home from Bed Bugs

Bed bugs feed on the blood of humans, rodents and other animals. These insects are capable of transmitting certain disease causing organisms. They also...

Urban IPM Webinars & Events

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: November 07, 2014

Learn how to keep bugs and other pests from invading your home, your school or other structure with these nifty webinar recordings. These and other webinars...

Bed Bug Information for Homeowners and Tenants

The way our homes are configured, owned, and organized varies across cultures and social groups but we all have in common the fact that we live in a home and...

Bed Bug Information in Hmong

Hmong communities, just like any other community, can be severely affected by bed bugs. Here we have collected some information available in the Hmong...

Bed Bug Information in Somali

Somali communities in the United States can also face issues with bed bug infestations in their homes. These new materials in the Somali language will help...

Bed Bug Information in Spanish

Spanish is the second most common language in the United States. Many Spanish speaking families have to deal with bed bugs in their homes. The bed bug...

Bed Bug Information for Travelers

More often than not, we associate bed bugs with traveling. In the public eye, bed bug infestations are most often associated with having stayed in a bed bug...

How do bed bugs spread?

Here are some common ways that bed bugs are spread:Make sure to check the seams of mattresses for bed bugs before bringing your luggage into a hotel room. ...

Where are bed bugs found inside my house?

Bed bugs hide in tight spaces, such as cracks in base boards and tube bed frames, behind picture frames and under mattresses. They can also be found behind...

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