Sensible and concise educational information about bedbugs
and how to detect them since 2007
Reducing the spread of bed bugs through education and early detection
The aim of this web site is to help inform people of the bedbug issue and to illustrate
that it can happen to anyone.
However as an exposure pest they can be avoided. Spending 5 or 10 minutes learning
about bedbugs can help you avoid ever having them as a problem at home.
As treatment can cost $1,000’s and take months to complete it seems a sensible use
Thankfully there are no known cases of diseases transmission by Bedbugs.
Understanding your problem and situation means understanding what bed bugs are and
how they interact with humans.
Reading this primer will help you identify if bed bugs are the cause of your problems.
In recent years some great web resources have been developed.
Although there is a lot of bad information out there here are some of the best.
As well as the obscure bazaar and down right ridiculous YouTube has some amazing
contributions about bedbugs. From clips of TV programs to personal messages and
We have short listed what we feel are some of the most important and factual clips
so you don’t have to go hunting for them.
Communicating the issue and need to be aware of bedbugs is a difficult subject. There
is a lot of inaccurate information out there which can do more harm than good.
Spending a few minutes communicating the dangers of bedbugs has never been easier
with the availability of email. Two minutes spent sending this information to friends
and family will help stop unwanted house guests staying after the next time they
We have also added social media like buttons to our site, please click on them to
help spread the word, by doing so you reduce your own risk of getting bedbugs and
it does not mean you have them, just that you are aware of them.
One of the first things people often do when they discover an infestation is panic
and throw things out of their home.
In many cases this can cause more harm than good in spreading the problem around
your home. It can also result in someone else getting infected by contact with your
Help to break this vicious cycle of infestation by ensuring that all disposed items
are done in the correct and safe fashion.
It is however NOT essential to dispose of furniture to eradicate bed bugs and the
cost of replacing things is often an expense you don’t need to endure.
The information on this site is provide free to help people clearly understand the nature of bedbugs and their resurgence in modern society. To help us keep this information updated and accurate we only ask that you help to “spread the word and not the bedbugs” so that others can be helped and we don’t need to waste money on advertising.
Read about the history and social significance of bedbugs in Prof. Mike Potters recent