It has been a dubious honor for the Capital Region the last 5 years, but things are looking up for our bed bug problem with the latest Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list.

It is something we would rather not be know for, right? For the last 5 years, Albany/Schenectady/Troy has been on Orkin's list of the 'Top 50 Bed Bug Cities.' It creeps me out just writing about it!

Well, things are looking up for t he bed big issue in the Capital Region. The Times Union is reporting we have finally fallen outside the top 5. And looking back, we have made a lot of progress. The first year the list was published in 2010, we were in the top 25.

But it is not all good news for the state as a whole - New York City still ranks pretty high on the list at number 4, and Buffalo is at 18 and Syracuse sits at 40.

You can see the full list here. And don't forget to bring some Raid the next time you do to NYC, Buffalo or Syracuse! ;)

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