5 Ohio Cities on the List of Top Bed Bug Spots

5 Ohio Cities on the List of Top Bed Bug Spots

Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Toledo and Dayton

According to a study done by Orkin from December 1st 2018 to November 20th 2019, 5 Ohio cities rank in the top 50 spots for bed bug infestations. This is up from 3 cities the previous year. Dayton and Toledo are new to the list for 2020. According to the most recent data, bed bugs to not transmit disease, but take a toll on emotions and stress.

The national ranking is as follows:
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Baltimore
  • Chicago
  • Los Angeles
  • Columbus, OH
  • New York
  • Detroit
  • Cincinnati
  • Indianapolis
  • Atlanta
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Philadelphia
  • San Francisco
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Norfolk
  • Champaign, IL
  • Dallas
  • Grand Rapids
  • Pittsburgh
  • Charlotte
  • Richmond, VA
  • Greenville, SC
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Charleston, WV
  • Denver
  • St. Louis
  • Nashville
  • Lansing
  • Flint
  • Miami
  • Milwaukee
  • Tampa
  • Omaha
  • Orlando
  • Davenport, IA
  • Houston
  • Syracuse
  • Boston
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Seattle
  • San Diego
  • Phoenix
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Las Vegas
  • Hartford, CT
  • Dayton, OH
  • Toledo, OH

The key to eliminating bed bugs is to identify an infestation early on. Look for brown stains on your mattress, under sheets, and especially around the corners of your bed. Look for small bite marks on your body. You may also smell an odor in the room as the bed bug population increases.

The best way to destroy bed bugs and their eggs is through heat treatment. Sure Fire offers different packages designed to treat rooms of varying square footage. We also offer professional extermination if you do not want to do the work yourself.

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