Bed Bug Infestation Causing Problems Across the Nation

By: Dave Spencer Email
By: Dave Spencer Email

An old pest is rearing it's ugly itchy head all over the country and that includes right here in Lexington!

According to the pest experts at Critter Control they've been busy handling an extraordinary amount of cases of bed bugs.

Dr. Chris Christensen says the increase may have to do with more and more people traveling internationally and says the parasites are becoming more resistant to pesticides some use to kill the bugs.

Dr. Christensen says the best way to get rid of bed bugs is by heat or steam, but says the bugs are very resilient and usually takes more than one treatment to get rid of them.

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