The Orkin Blog

Stay informed - check out the Orkin Blog for answers to common questions and general information about pests in Canada.

Can bed bugs jump?

Bed bugs are not capable of flying and do not have wings and unlike some other insects they cannot jump long distances. Bed bugs accomplish their movement by crawling and climbing everywhere.

Do Bed Bug Bites Itch?

Bed bugs are blood-sucking insects that rely on humans for meals.

Do Bed Bugs Fly?

The surprising answer is that they do not. They also are not known to jump, but they can climb and crawl, though the speed of crawling and climbing will depend on the surface they are on.

Home Remedies for Bed Bugs

Because of the maddening effects of bed bugs, homeowners are often tempted to try removing bed bugs on their own.

Bed Bugs on Mattresses

There is a good reason for homeowners to keep an eye out for bed bugs on mattresses, as these tiny brown insects feed on human blood.

Attack of the Birds

While most people don’t consider birds a pest, they are capable of spreading disease and their droppings can be more than just an eyesore – in fact, bird droppings can cause structural damage to your building.

The Bed Bug Epidemic

Bed bugs seem to be everywhere lately –in apartment buildings, hotels and even hospitals.

Bed Bugs - What to look for and what to do | Fall 2017 | Residential

The Draculas of the insect world, bed bugs only feed on blood and make their move in the dead of night.

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