This isn’t cool: Freezing bedbugs may not kill them after all

Controlling bedbug infestations by freezing the pests may not be as effective as once thought, a new study suggests. Researchers found the blood-sucking pests have a high cold tolerance, but they will eventually succumb to the cold after several days of exposure. To survive in cold environments, the bugs use “freeze-intolerant” strategies, such as lowering…

Pest Control Insulation: Safe, Insect-free Energy Savings!

The latest development in home insulation technology is insulation that doubles as pest control. Thermal Acoustic Pest Control Insulation, or “TAP”, was designed with two main principles in mind: concern for people, and concern for the environment. TAP uses borates – not pesticides – as its active pest control ingredient.  Borates are mineral salts mined from the earth, and…