Meet the spaniels sniffing out hotel bed bugs – and they find more than you’d think

Based in West Sussex, Merlin Environmental has a team of 16 spaniels who have been trained to sniff out bed bug infestations in UK hotels at high speed Merlin Environmental uses spaniels as puppies for pest control ( Image: Merlin Environmental) A team of 16 Sniffer Spaniels have scoured hotels, planes and transportation for creepy … Read more

4 Michigan cities ranked among worst for bed bugs in 2022

Four cities in Michigan made Orkin’s list of the 50 Worst Cities for Bed Bugs in 2022, and one even made it into the top five. Orkin released their annual list of the Worst Cities for Bedbugs, with Chicago “winning” again, followed by Philadelphia and New York, which improved significantly from last year, and then … Read more

Where the bed bugs bite: Detroit, Flint, Lansing among most-infested U.S. cities

DETROIT – Three Michigan communities were featured on a list of 50 American cities with the highest levels of bed bug infestation. Orkin recently released its list of Top 50 Bed Bug Cities 2022, which ranked Detroit No. 3, Flint No. 23, and Lansing No. 48. For the second year in a row Chicago topped … Read more

Woman’s urgent warning about summer bed bugs and the red flags to look for

What was intended as a relaxing weekend getaway to the Gold Coast quickly turned into a “vulgar” experience for Victorian travelers Justine Martin and Anna McLean. The two friends arrived at a hotel resort late in April 2021 and looked forward to closing their eyes but were instead traumatized after feeling something crawl all over … Read more

How to prevent bed bugs as Orkin ranks Chicago No. 1 city for household pest

CHICAGO – Chicago was named # 1 city on Orkin’s list of Top 50 Cities with Most Bedbugs in 2022 for the second year in a row, with Philadelphia and New York moving up to second and third, respectively. These two northeastern cities saw the biggest leaps, with Philadelphia moving up 12 places and New … Read more

PEST PROBLEMS: Canadians despise bed bugs, rats most, survey says

Links to the breadcrumb trail Toronto & GTA Author of the article: Kevin Connor In Canada, online searches for pest control increased 200% in the past 12 months, according to a report from Confused.com. Photo from iStock /GETTY IMAGES Article content Bed bugs and rats, oh my god. display This ad hasn’t loaded yet, but … Read more

H&M store shuts down after former employee shares photos of bed bugs on hoodies

H&M Shuts Down After Employees Post Pictures Of Bugs On Hoodies | Photo credit: Twitter Key highlights An H&M store reportedly closed after an employee shared photos showing flaws on hoodies The employee has since quit her job H&M said in a statement that they closed the store “out of caution” The price and quality … Read more

H&M Store Closes After Employee Shared Photos Of Bed Bugs On Clothing For Sale

An employee of the H&M World Trade Center in New York tweeted that a customer discovered lice on the store’s clothes. Others discussed and said they were bed bugs as lice are tiny. After alerting managers to the issues, one employee said they simply locked the area instead of closing the store. This prompted women … Read more

World Trade Center H&M Store Closes After Employee Posts Photos Of Bed Bugs On Clothes

An employee of the H&M World Trade Center in New York tweeted that a customer discovered lice on the store’s clothes. Others discussed and said they were bed bugs as lice are tiny. After alerting managers to the issues, one employee said they simply locked the area instead of closing the store. This prompted women … Read more

South Carolina lawmaker wants hotels, landlords to face jail time for not disclosing bed bugs

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – A South Carolina lawmaker wants hotels and landlords to face fines or jail sentences for not disclosing bed bugs. Myrtle Beach is known as the bed bug epicenter. Representative Wendell Gilliard, D-Charleston County, is pushing for a law that will send hotel owners and landlords to jail if they fail … Read more