Entries by AZ Heat Pest

Worst Cities for Bed Bugs

Bed bugs have been reappearing across the nation in epidemic numbers. There are certain places however that bed bugs are being found in much larger numbers. There is a key factor that these cities have in common. They are some of the largest cities in the country. This allows for the proliferation of these critters […]

Best ways to avoid getting an infestation

Just like how the easiest way to get a job is to already be employed, it is easiest to deal with bed bugs before you have an infestation. Being vigilant in keeping this from happening to you is one of the most important steps in pest control. Here are some of the best ways to […]

Adverse affects of improper use of pesticides

A common way that people attempt to deal with their bed bug infestations is through the use of unregulated pesticides. Their ultimate goal is to spend less of getting rid of an infestation but it can ultimately have devastating health consequences that end up costing you more in the long run. Here are some of […]

Are bed bugs dangerous?

There is a lot of rumor and conjecture going around on the internet about just how “dangerous” bed bugs are. So far, only a few studies have pointed to bed bugs potentially carrying disease, but there are many other factors that need to be considered before making a decisive judgement on how “dangerous” they are. […]

DIY heat treatment gone awry

Heat treatment has been proven to be one of the most effective ways to get rid of bed bugs…when done by a professional! If you do not choose to go with a professional, there have been catastrophic effects such as loss of property, injuries and of course, continued infestation. Check out this story of a […]

Why you apartments are a hot bed for bugs

It has been proven repeatedly that bed bugs can infest any location from a 5 star hotel to a school to a nursing home or low income housing. Having low economic status has nothing to do with getting a bed bug infestation but new studies show that it has a lot to do with being […]

Why consumer grade sprays are becoming useless

Did you know that bed bugs were almost entirely irradiated from the United States on a few decades ago? Do you know why they are coming back in higher numbers than ever before? It’s because of DIY pest control and mismanagement of infestation, which only causes the problem to grow. Here’s another study that shows […]

Bed bugs aren’t color blind, study shows

Bed bugs are a lot more intelligent than we give them credit for. They are seen in the media as just as nuisance and that is also inaccurate. These creatures are cunning and can absolutely demolish a space that they occupy. More studies are being done on these awful critters because of their mass re-infestation […]

Lies you’ve been told about bed bugs

There is a lot of misinformation about bed bug treatment out there. We tackled this topic earlier in the month but there is also a lot of misinformation out there about bed bugs themselves. Many people do not have a clear understanding of what bed bugs look like, how they behave and what their bites […]

Do summer months mean more bed bugs?

Many people have heard that summer months mean that bed bugs are more active and they may not be entirely wrong. With increased heat come better temperatures for bed bugs to live in, making it easier for them to reproduce and continually infest more homes, but is this true? Check out this study from ActiveGuard. […]