BUG INFESTATION AND DISPERSAL PATTERNS 3/23/2010 (Courtesy of PCT)

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A recent study  by Rutgers University found that Multi-unit apartment buildings are more susceptible to the rapid spread of bed bugs and chronic infestations than single homes. So what can you do to stop them?  Read the study results (courtesy of PCT):

It is safe to say that no other urban pests have elicited the degree of media hype and sensation as have bed bugs in recent years. Bed bugs have gone from a pest that was almost non-existent to one that is now of serious concern in all 50 states within a short period of time. To most people who experience them for the first time, bed bug infestations are simply intolerable. The economic losses and complaints associated with bed bugs continue to mount rapidly. As a result, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development listed “support research to improve methods for preventing and combating bed bug infestations” as one of the long-term strategies of the Healthy Homes Strategic Plan…

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