Pest Control Inspector Accused of Planting Bedbugs in Customer’s House

A local pest control inspector was suspended Monday after a customer accused him of planting bedbugs in his house. Matt Donaldson, of the KED (Kill 'Em Dead) Pest Company, was performing an inspection at Robert Brown's house in Raleigh, when Brown says he noticed Donaldson acting in a suspicious manner. "He was crawling around on … Continue reading Pest Control Inspector Accused of Planting Bedbugs in Customer’s House

Harold

As many of you have learned by now, I'm a hard-core Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark fan. One of my favorite stories, albeit not one of the scarier ones, is "Harold." Two farmers, Alfred and Thomas, decide to make a scarecrow for their garden. They name it Harold, after another farmer who they … Continue reading Harold

A New Type of Pest

In my three years as a pest control technician, I have encountered some pretty hair-raising stuff. Cockroaches, bed bugs, rats, snakes, customers with unrealistic expectations (sorry, but I don't get paid enough to go into your crawl space and seal up EVERY SINGLE TINY HOLE), you name it. But I certainly wasn't prepared for what … Continue reading A New Type of Pest