View Full Version : Top Spot in Annual Bedbug-Infested Cities List, did your city make it?

06-14-2012, 08:25 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia has won the dubious title of most bedbug-infested U.S. city, according to the annual Most Bedbug-Infested Cities ranking, released today by Terminix, the world's largest pest control provider and a division of the ServiceMaster Company

The List of Cities (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/philadelphia-takes-top-spot-annual-120000637.html)

06-15-2012, 12:29 PM
I can see how Detroit is 5th-it's a problem that has come up in the children's services business, and in the rental housing market.

06-21-2012, 08:06 PM
It looks like this might be the issue:

"One reason is that the chemicals we use in pest control are safer today," says Heydon. "They break down more quickly. But that also gives the pests more time to get away and thrive. So to be effective, you need to increase the number of treatments."



06-21-2012, 08:18 PM
That really bites my ass!http://www.smiley-lol.com/smiley/expressifs/raleurs/express1.gif