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If You Don’t Want Bed Bugs You Might Want To Reconsider Living In These Cities

Yes, we know, that headline is silly. Because the truth is? No one wants bedbugs and if you say you do you are a dirty liar. Just the mention of the critters sends shivers skittering over many people’s spines because well, bed bugs are awful, itchy, expensive to get rid of and a flat-out nightmare. And there are some cities who have it worse than others [More]

Orkin Man Uses Sippy Cup To Sprinkle Poison, Leaves It Behind In House With Little Kids

Orkin Man Uses Sippy Cup To Sprinkle Poison, Leaves It Behind In House With Little Kids

An Orkin exterminator’s decision to use a child’s sippy cup as a pesticide dispenser has gotten him suspended from his job after he left it behind in a house with three young children. [More]

Orkin "Lifetime Guarantee" Costs $214 A Year?

Orkin "Lifetime Guarantee" Costs $214 A Year?

Chris writes, Last year we had Orkin come and get rid of a termite problem in our 60 year old house. It is a small three bedroom house and we were putting concrete siding on and discovered some termite trails.

Termite Woes: Am I Evil For Going With Orkin?

Termite Woes: Am I Evil For Going With Orkin?

Reader Melissa is shopping for pest control services. She has termites and needs to get rid of them. She got three estimates and, while Orkin wasn’t the cheapest, she was afraid the cheapest was too low.

Ask Consumerists: Orkin or Terminix?

Ask Consumerists: Orkin or Terminix?

Wesley asks via the tipline, Orkin or Terminix, who’s better?