It’s that time of year again. Garlands of lights adorn houses, festive tunes play endlessly on the radio, and the succulent smells of side dishes fill the air. From Thanksgiving to the end of the year the Holiday Season brings weary travelers hither and yon to be with friends and family. And, while joyous and…

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Wow, where did the summer go? Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and you may be thinking about that last hurrah of the season prior to back-to-school. Before you sum up a summer season with a road trip or quick weekend getaway, let’s review some helpful hints to avoid the sneaky traveler –…

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What you’ll need: Rubber gloves, flashlight, magnifying glass, and credit card or similar. What you’re looking for: reddish stains on bed sheets, tiny dark spots indicating excrement, eggs or exoskeletal remains, and live bed bugs. The first thing you’ll want to do is to make sure your skin is protected by placing the rubber gloves…

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There’s no greater threat to a guest experience than bed bugs. These world travelers are known to overnight (and eventually inhabit) hotel rooms without notice. But, there’s a major misconception that because you’re not in lodging or property management, you have nothing to worry about. Wrong! Bed bugs are easily transported via clothing, purses and…

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A Proactive Plan to Control Bed Bugs in Apartment Complexes Bed bugs are moving into the apartment next door and proving to be a hassle for urbanites and property managers. To reduce the likelihood of a wide-spread infestation, Expert Pest Control has put together a preliminary plan to help landlords and building superintendents. 5-Steps to…

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When you’re buying something second hand the assumption is that it was once used. But, can you be sure it’s not still being used…or occupied? Bed bugs are a nuisance for bargain-hunters and shoppers looking for that vintage appeal. It’s best to be well informed before negotiating with consignment vendors and resellers. Looking for a…

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