The Rollins Corporation owns seven pest control companies, including Orkin. They have seen a 33.6 percent increase in the bed bug business since 2010.
The company just released its rankings of American cities in order of the number of bed bug treatments in 2011.
And the winner is … Cincinnati, Ohio.
Chicago was second, followed by Detroit, Denver and Los Angeles. In fact, L.A. moved from 25th to fifth on the list.
The Top 10:
5. Los Angeles
6. Columbus, Ohio
7. Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
8. Washington, D.C.
9. New York
10. Richmond/Petersburg, Va.