Bed bugs re-emerging at scary rate ~ Al Hoffer’s Pest Termite Lawn Protection

The Discovery Channel’s Jorge Ribas recently interviewed Mike Raupp of the University of Maryland Department of Entomology about the rise of bed bugs. Raupp explained that bed bugs have re-emerged due to increased global travel as well as the pest control industry’s movement away from residual pesticides. Ribas cited data from the National Pest Management Association, which reported a 71 percent increase in bed bug calls since 2001.

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One Response to “Bed bugs re-emerging at scary rate ~ Al Hoffer’s Pest Termite Lawn Protection”

  1. rabryson Says:

    Are you familiar with mattress protector specifically for bed bugs? I purchased one from overstock.com called cotton bed bug blocker mattress protector. It had good reviews and was highly rated. Are these really effective? I read on another blog that you should enclose your mattress in plastic but that seem uncomfortable. Any feedback?

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