Posts with the tag: "bedbugs"

Putting the bite on bedbugs

February

06

2012

Portland Tribune: Hotels, dorms and local groups work hard to keep little suckers at bay

“Goodnight. Sleep tight. Don’t let the bedbugs bite.” The old bedtime saying has taken on new meaning for thousands of Portlanders in recent years, ever since the local bedbug population mushroomed. Infestations at homeless shelters, hotels, apartments, hospitals and college dorms have served as a wake-up call, prompting a variety of countermeasures.

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Tags: bed bugs  |  bedbugs  |  hotels  |  heat

Bedbugs found in Seattle IRS offices

November

30

2011

Sprague experts Gummow, Pleas interviewed by KOMO News

See the story SEATTLE -- The mere mention of the Internal Revenue Service is enough to make most people squirm, but now some of the agency's own employees are feeling queasy after discovering bedbugs in their office.An IRS worker first spotted a single bedbug at the Seattle office in October. An exterminator trapped a second bug, and that was enough for IRS officials to send in the…

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Tags: bed bugs  |  bedbugs  |  Gummow  |  seattle

Preparing for Bedbugs

June

28

2011

Sprague mentioned in an article by the Register Guard

A great little write up by Diane Dietz of The Register Guard mentioned Sprague and our company-wide preparation for bedbugs and the solution to removing them. Her words are below. Sprague Pest Solutions, a regional pest management company based in Tacoma, bought $500,000 worth of room-heating devices with temperature probes so that the company would be prepared for the arrival…

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Tags: bedbugs  |  bedbug dogs