bed bug registries. Are they worthwhile?

Bed bug Registries – are they worthwhile?   The bed bug registries are commonly used by tenants to seek an apartment that is bed bug free. And a common reason for tenants to seek out a bed bug registry is because they have personally experienced them. And in their hope to move away from a […]

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Communicating bed bug protocols to tenants. What works?

Communicating bed bug protocols to tenants. What works?   I recently picked up some bed bug supplies and received a package of free Government of Manitoba bed bug prevention hand outs. They were very colourful with cartoon bed bugs on mattresses and contained very little useful information. I was appalled at the lack of content […]

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bed bugs in clothing – purgatory is the culprit

Bed bugs in clothing – purgatory is the culprit   It is becoming more common that bugs are being spotted in public places such as libraries, office buildings, and schools. Sometimes bugs are spotted on people’s clothing as they are going about their daily activities. How do the bugs get there? We know that when […]

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Climb Up Interceptors : Do They Work?

    The short answer is “yes” and we have used about 40 large cases of these devices in our business thus far. A better question would be what is their ideal use and what are the limitations? The biggest limitation of these devices is that bed bugs are repelled from a slippery edge pitfall […]

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Circadian rhythm of the bed bug and the best discoveries are accidental

A few years ago I was doing some dry ice (carbon dioxide attractant) experimentation with Susan Mcknight’s Climb up interceptors in a rental suite and found that the device really did work. Unfortunately the tenant complained that during periodic inspections the Interceptor was found to trap bugs but also lose bugs. There would be perhaps […]

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How do multi family complexes remain bed bug free?

How do multi family complexes remain bed bug free?   The answer to this question is multifaceted and there are many key points to keep in mind. However there are three main components: cooperation from the tenant, cooperation from the landlord, and an exterminator willing to do a good job. All three people have a […]

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Bed bugs and landlords

Bed bugs and landlords   As a landlord I was utterly horrified when I received news of bed bugs in my apartment block. And the more I read about these bugs the more concerned and stressed I became. I thought bed bugs only happened to slum lords! How could this happen in my building? How […]

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Bed Bugs Mattress Dragging in the Alley

Bed Bugs Mattress Dragging in the Alley

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Winnipeg Bed Bug

Who gets bed bugs in my apartment block?

As a hands on landlord I know my tenants quite well. We got our very first case of bed bugs in 2007 via used furniture. I educated my tenants about that issue and since then my tenants have stopped bringing in used furniture. But we still averaged about two cases of bed bugs per year […]

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Sleep Tight Exterminations LTD

Hello and welcome to the new home of Sleep Tight Exterminations LTD. Check back for more updates.

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