Well bed bugs are currently 20% of my business. They are being found in all walks of life and structures.
Currently Bed bugs are not deemed to be a health issue in Canada. Although the stress encountered by the individuals that do have Bed Bugs is overwhelming. There is a lot of work to be done in order to eliminate this pest from a structure, furniture has to be turned upside down in order to treat for example. So what do you do with all your belongings? Big job! No Fun!
Start a calendar of what has been happening at your place eg.) when you were bitten, where you were, things that you have done, whats new, anything that might be important in seeing whats going on. Remember bed bugs feed every 7-10 days.
Some good documents to read on Bed Begs are:
University of Kentucky Entomology Department
Australian Bed Bug Code of Practice at this site there are other articles that you may want to read
Bed Bugger.com lots of reading and links found here
Images of Bed Bug Bites .
We also use a monitoring tool that has been very helpful with the fight Bed Bugs. That is The Night Watch System
So how fast can a Bed Bug run? Here it is!