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It’s a Summer to Remember for Pesky Critters!

Posted: August 14th, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

From what we gather from professionals in the know, the weather conditions these last couple of months have been conducive to the rapid multiplication and spread of some of those creepy, crawly and flying things that we normally like to avoid this time of year.

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Moth repellents: Repulsive or not?

Posted: July 31st, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

We all know how pesky moths can be, but before deciding on a moth repellent there are few things you should know to keep your family and pets safe. In 2010, there were 3,863 calls to U.S. poison centers regarding human exposure to moth repellent products, so the risk is real.

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Battle of the Bad Bed Bugs

Posted: November 16th, 2010 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Tony Burda, Carol DesLauriers, Abra Berg (Student Resident)

If even the briefest mention of bed bugs is enough to make you itch, imagine spending hours researching this topic! However, for the sake of our readers, we stalwartly slathered on the calamine and dove right in.

If you have been following the news in the past year or two, the problem of bed bug infestation in private residences, travel lodges, schools, and even theaters is all to familiar. Although no official statistics exist regarding the incidence of bed bug infestation, www.bedbugregistry.com cites 20,000 reports of bed bugs since 2006. Read more »