Mark Meisner

April 11, 2016

How to Know if You Have Bed Bug Bites

Last week we inspected a Chicago Area home for Bed Bugs.  A family member complained of unexplainable bites and discomfort while others had no signs of bites or skin irritation whatsoever. This is not an uncommon scenario.  The reaction to bed bug bites varies dramatically depending upon the person.  Based on skin sensitivities, some reactions cause dramatic welts similar to mosquito bites that have been further irritated by consistent scratching.  Some have mild reactions and others (roughly 50%) have no reaction whatsoever. Bed bug bites are normally found on exposed areas of the body while sleeping – arms, legs and […]
April 11, 2016

What happens if I don’t treat for Bed Bugs?

You’re horrified… you wake up in the middle of the night with what appears to be a mosquito bite.  But, instead of a mosquito, you find a small, reddish bug the size of an apple seed (photos of bed bugs).  After research on the internet and then an inspection from your local pest control exterminator, it proves to be a nightmare… your first case of Bed Bugs (click here for photos of bed bug bites). It can happen to anyone.   Chicago Area movie theaters, restaurants, hotels and casinos – all locations where bed bugs exist in abundance and hitchhike back […]
April 5, 2016

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs in Chicago

The 2016 numbers are in and once again Chicago is the champion!  Yes, we are the #1 Bed Bug infested city in American.   If only our football and baseball teams were as lucky!  Bed Bugs are extremely difficult pests to eliminate without the assistance of a certified Pest Control expert.  Consider using a local, Chicago Area company that specializes in Bed Bug extermination.  Specialized companies invest all of their time, resources, equipment and expertise to develop and refine solutions to eliminate bed bugs from a home, apartment or commercial property.   The Illinois Department of Public Health offers literature and online […]
January 17, 2016

How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs are extremely difficult pests to eliminate without the assistance of a certified Pest Control expert. Consider using a Milwaukee Area company that also specializes in Bed Bug extermination. Specialized companies invest more of their time, resources and equipment to develop and refine those ‘best practices’ to rid a home, apartment or commercial property of Bed Bug activity. The City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services also offers literature and online information for dealing with the Bed Bug epidemic in Southeastern Wisconsin. First, have the property thoroughly inspected for bed bugs. Finding active, bed bug hot spots through a […]