Do Bed Bugs Freeze?

If a bed bug wanders outside, it will eventually freeze or die. They’re able

to lower the freezing point of their bodily fluids, allowing them to live in

the cold for a few days.  However, Bed bugs are a transfer bug, meaning they don’t get into your house

like a Stink Bug or Asian Lady bug, through cracks in a foundation or around

your windows and doors. They are carried or transferred into your house via a


Bed Bugs Have a High Cold Tolerance

They can remain active at temperatures as low as 46 degrees, and they can survive at even lower

temperatures. If you keep your house at a cooler temperature during the winter

months, bed bugs may slow down, but they still stay active.

To learn more about bed bugs, check out our previous posts. If you need help with bed bugs, give us a call today! 314-732-1413

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Test Your Knowledge of Bed Bugs

I know, I know…Why would anyone want to know that much about bed bugs let alone want to test your knowledge about them? Do you start itching just thinking about them? Me too! Holper’s continues to receive calls and Internet inquiries about bed bugs on a daily basis. It seems like most of our recent […]

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How do Bed Bugs Travel?

“How do Bed Bugs travel” has been a very popular search recently.  It’s a very good question…you may not want to hear the answer to, but should be aware of the problem. I recently wrote a blog on this issue called Bed Bugs: Not Just in Beds! Please click on this link, to read the […]


Bed Bugs: Not Just in Beds!

Unfortunately, bed bugs are all too common today, and there are many other ways people can encounter bed bugs, inadvertently taking them home. Bed bugs are most commonly found in residential homes, hotels, hospitals, schools, warehouses, office buildings and on the seats of transportation vehicles, but there are many other places that are susceptible to […]