Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-18

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  • The Wonderful NJ, NYC Bed Bug Detection Dogs: NJ and NYC residents and business owners that have bed bugs or th.. http://bit.ly/11Vc1f #
  • Vacation ruined! Texas grandmother suing Galveston La Quinta Inn after being bitten by bed bugs during July hotel stay. http://bit.ly/1nAqBT #
  • Can be hard to distinguish bed bug bites from other bug bites. Check out pictures of bed bug bites and bed bugs here: http://bit.ly/qkRoE #
  • Think you're being nibbled to death by bed bugs? Look for live bugs, white molts and black/reddish fecal smears on mattress seams and welts. #
  • Bed bugs are reddish brown, apple seed size, grow while sucking your blood. Watch cool video of bed bug feeding on arm: http://bit.ly/3tNIn1 #
  • Bed bug bites can raise itchy, red welts. Not all people react to bites. Some develop psychosomatic paranoia, feel like being eaten alive! #
  • There’s a party in the attic & you weren’t invited. It might be opossums, squirrels, rats, or mice…oh my. Only pest prof should remove them. #
  • Insect Trivia: We don't remove honeybees but did you know that they bites killed more people last year than snakes worldwide? #
  • Bed bugs spotted in TB unit at the NYC Heath Department…not good news. Time to call in the professionals for service. http://bit.ly/PEw2s #
  • Insect Trivia: Did you know the biggest cockroach ever recorded was 3.8 inches long. That is huge nearly pet sized. #
  • Bed bug detection dogs can detect an infestation or even one bed bug in a matter of seconds. Their nose always knows! http://bit.ly/4xLE1A #
  • Insect Trivia: The smallest insect is the Tasmanian parasitic wasp. It is smaller than an eye of the house fly. Man, that is very small. #
  • Tenants in Vermont to lose soft furniture, bedding and must be relocated for quite some time because of bed bugs. Oh No!http://bit.ly/2LFjuK #
  • Bed bugs are more than just a “nuisance” pest. Holy Cow! Most people don’t like having their blood sucked at night! http://bit.ly/3yUJRv #
  • Keep The Squirrels Out Of The Attic: Most people are used to watching squirrels running to and fro around the y.. http://bit.ly/2Lq8Em #
  • Insect Trivia: There are more insects in one square mile of rural countryside than there are people on the entire earth. We're the minority! #
  • The boroughs of NYC aren't the only places overrun by skunks. Nasty smelling critters seemed to be everywhere during weekend trek. #
  • Insect Trivia: Did you know if you eat bananas you are preferred by mosquitoes – you are ripe for the biting! #
  • Skunks aren't only animal causing problems. Australia overrun by rabbits. Burrows undermining house foundations, damaging highways, RR lines #
  • Insect Trivia: Did you know that only an adult cricket can chirp? #
  • Squirrel populations exploding all along Northeastern Seaboard. Getting fat on bumper acorn crop. Critters will be looking for toasty digs. #
  • Mice populations growing too. Sneak into garages. Attracted by bird seed, garbage cans, food clinging to recyclables in bin. Nest in walls. #
  • Critters fun to watch as scurry through yard/garden; nuisance, health/safety risk inside home. Call Stern at first sign of critters indoors. #
  • Only a trained pest control expert should remove nuisance urban wildlife from your home. They can bite and pose a serious health threat. #
  • Desperate Housing Authority uses 150 pound, 55 foot high tarps and poison to kill bed bugs in apartment building. WOW! http://bit.ly/MrDI5 #
  • Bed bug detection dogs can smell bed bugs in bedding, furniture, floors, electronics, cracks and even through walls. http://bit.ly/4xLE1A #
  • Did you know that skunks spray you from 7 to 10 feet away? Don’t take these guys on, call in a professional instead. http://bit.ly/ortKv #
  • Cockroach & rat infestation + 259 more violations at Brooklyn apartment building. Boy they need a pest control specialist today! #
  • Bed bugs so bad at Flatbush apartments, resident brings sackful to complaint meeting. http://bit.ly/AJjxb #
  • Those Annoying NJ, NYC Bees: NJ and NYC bees will often build beehives under the eaves of houses. Residents som.. http://bit.ly/5jdB2 #
  • Sounds like bed bugs are just final straw in long list of poor maintenance and vermin complaints at Flatbush apartments. #
  • Flatbush apts need concentrated extermination by experienced professionals. Bed bug problems require specific expertise. http://bit.ly/PEw2s #
  • Up and coming Bushwick in Brooklyn home to growing arts community but also growing bed bug community. Watch out! #
  • Keep bed bugs out of your loft or apartment. Leave that funky second-hand "find" at the curb. Used furniture often harbors bed bugs. #
  • Some people confuse flea and lice bites in their bed with bed bugs. If you have pets that sleep with you make sure you flea treat them #
  • Bed bugs have been found in every region of the country. Even the cleanest homes can have them. Clutter provides good hiding spots though. #
  • Tenants forced to sleep outside their New York bedrooms because of bed bug infestation. No real sleeping going on there. http://bit.ly/8b7b6 #
  • When urban wildlife is removed from an attic they will become aggressive and dangerous. Rabies is always a concern. http://bit.ly/ortKv #
  • Buying a new mattress? If delivery company provides “take-away service”, carefully inspect you new one for potential bed bug hitchhikers. #
  • Insect fact: The Goliath Beetle from Africa weighs in at ¼ pound and is 5 inches long. I would hate to have to squish that with my shoe! #
  • News From Our Treasured Customers: At Stern Environmental Group we always strive to provide the best possible s.. http://bit.ly/EbHIa #
  • There's a lot of information about bed bugs on the internet, but not all of it is accurate. Get up-to-date facts at http://bit.ly/2J2UN #
  • Another good source of bed bug info is Harvard School of Public Health http://bit.ly/11Unsg. Answers most commonly asked questions. #
  • University of Kentucky entomology dept. at forefront of bed bug research. Site offers excellent pictures of bed bugs: http://bit.ly/MA43Q. #
  • Scientists of International Institute of Biology in UK report today's bed bugs have built up resistance to commonly used pesticides. #
  • Cryonite kills even pesticide resistant bed bugs on contact. Kills bugs in all phases development with CO2 frost. http://bit.ly/BDe7L #
  • RT @bedbugbytes: Man’s Best Friend is New Weapon Against Bed Bugs http://bit.ly/SCRVk #
  • RT @EdenPest: Firefly beetles use their glow to attract other fireflies. Males flash about every five seconds; females flash every two sec #
  • RT @bedbugbytes: Philadelphia School and Community IPM educational session on bed bugs (10/21/09) http://bit.ly/1738MH #
  • Bug Dome now for sale http://bit.ly/44x9ow Price is $99.95 with free shipping We're 1st in US to carry this personal bed bug monitor #
  • Loving #Hootsuite you should check it out. http://hootsuite.com #
  • There are approximately 10 quintillion individual insects alive at any given period of time. Any wonder why we all need exterminators? #
  • Use Protect-A-Bed Mattress Encasements on mattress and box springs. They trap any remaining bed bugs in and keep any new from making a home. #
  • Pigeons do more than damage your cars paint. Their droppings carry more diseases that are harmful to humans than rats! http://bit.ly/ortKv #
  • You can't get a good night’s sleep when you know you will have your blood sucked by bed bugs! Call a prof to get them! http://bit.ly/88WL9 #
  • Don’t unpack your luggage in a hotel. Keep clothing zipped in suitcase & on top of luggage rack away from bed. Maybe bed bug won't jump in. #
  • College Dorms and Those Obnoxious Bed Bugs: Boston University has recently reported bed bug infestations in coll.. http://bit.ly/3ljZEs #
  • Don't be fooled. Just read travel tips article that said tucking unused dryer sheets in your luggage will ward off bed bugs. NOT TRUE. #
  • Dryer sheets bust as bed bug deterrent, but Bed Bug Control Spray for Luggage and Bedding will keep you bed bug free. http://bit.ly/3gmXdT #
  • To avoid bed bugs when you travel, inspect mattresses, bed area for signs of bb before unpacking. What to look for: http://bit.ly/2GeNPV #
  • RT @GWPStudio: Stunning! Greatest Butterfly Pictures U'll Ever See! http://bit.ly/3YRVmQ rt @Flipbooks via @paul_steele #
  • Follow Friday @GriffinPest great info #
  • For peace of mind when traveling, use BugZip luggage bags to protect your clothing and possessions from bed bugs. http://bit.ly/2NHygf #
  • Want more tips on how to travel and return home bed bug free? Read our handy Vacation Traveler's Guide to Bed Bugs. http://bit.ly/pCVBS #
  • Reporter is forced to live out of plastic bags because of bed bug infestation! Her bed bug encounter is no fun either! http://bit.ly/c96Xc #
  • The real experts weigh in on bed bugs in this incredibly interesting article in the New York Times http://bit.ly/F1JhV a must read! #
  • Female bed bugs will lay between one to twelve eggs per day. Eggs hatch in 6 to 17 days and babies need to feed immediately. Lunch anyone? #
  • Fire ants love to eat bed bugs! But who can sleep in a bed filled with fire ants? Time to call a professional instead! ttp://bit.ly/88WL9 #
  • If you see a dark red colored bed bug that is slightly elongated with a swollen body crawling around…guess what…they just drank your blood! #
  • There is 1,017,018 species of insects in the world. You could spend your entire lifetime looking at bugs & never see them all. Great news! #
  • See my newest press release on personal bed bug monitors http://tinyurl.com/ygj7w9k #