K9 P.I. BLOG

K9 P.I. BLOG

Bed Bugs

BED BUG FACT

How quickly does a bed bug population grow? Even if you brought just one female bed bug home with you their population can double about once every 16 days. That means if you have 500 bed bugs today, you could end up with 1,000 in just over two weeks. Make…
K9PI
September 13, 2021
Bed Bugs

BEING PROACTIVE

Why are canine bed bug inspections important? Years ago, it was frowned upon to have a bed bug action plan in place. Some felt it would be as if they were admitting their hotel had bed bugs. Now, having a plan in place can save reputations and give a hotel…
K9PI
August 19, 2021
Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs During Summer

When it is colder out, bed bugs become less active which affects how they grow and breed. A bed bug nymph goes through 5 stages before becoming an adult. Colder weather slows down this process. Now, that it is summer and temperatures are warmer, bed bugs can completely develop in…
K9PI
July 1, 2021
Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs While Cruising

With the cruise ship industry making a strong reemergence, the setting sail for vacation will be on the rise. Excited for a relaxing time, there is one word that no one wants to hear while boarding their ship: bedbugs. Unfortunately, the increase in these un-welcomed passengers is growing. If you…
K9PI
May 18, 2021
Covid-19

Bed Bug Detection

WHERE CAN YOU FIND THEM? Bed bugs are found almost anywhere despite their name. Beds are the most common spot, but they can also be found in locations such as; picture frames, couches, chairs, office desks, ceilings, base boards, wood flooring, smoke detectors or seating areas. Bed bugs, by the…
K9PI
March 23, 2021
Covid-19

BACK TO BUSINESS

Even though reports of bed bugs have slightly decreased around the country, in various cities, they are seeing a big jump in bed bugs cases according to Orkin’s recently released list of “top 50 bed bug cities”. Toledo, OH and Dayton, OH both jumped over 20 spots closer to the…
K9PI
February 26, 2021
Bed Bugs

Back to Business

From business trips to vacation getaways, the amount of people traveling is on the rise. Bed bugs now have more of an opportunity to spread. With many months of staying dormant, they will be eager to travel too. Have our canine team complete an inspection to find any possible chances…
K9PI
January 5, 2021
Bed Bugs

Fun Fact

There is this notion that bedbugs are found in beds and only feed at night. While they do prefer beds since this is where they can find their host, they can be found in many places. In your house you may not consider finding them behind picture frames, in outlets,…
K9PI
November 9, 2020
Bed Bugs

Bed Bug Laws

Bed bug laws can be as old as 90 years in some states. Something overlooked and not taken seriously. Every state does differ as it comes to their bed bug laws. Depending on the laws in your state, it is important to educate yourself before complaining to your landlord.  There…
K9PI
September 12, 2020