Bed Bug Resurgence
Bed bugs have become all too common. The National Pest Management Association found that one in five Americans has experienced an infestation in their home or knows of someone who has encountered the insects. Potent pesticides made the creepy-crawlies practically disappear from the mid-1950s to the 1990s; however, they’ve come roaring back. Most pest control experts agree their numbers are increasing. The insects’ long absence has left many Americans unable to identify them, and pest control professionals report most of their clients confuse bed bugs with other creatures. Read on to discover how to identify bed bugs and what you can do about them.