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The Importance of a Bed Bug Inspection For Property Owners and Managers

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By Bed Bug Dog Bob on October, 15 2019
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Bed bugs are annoying pests that spread quickly and easily travel from one place to the next because they can latch on to a person‚ on to their belongings, such as their backpack, handbag, suitcase, or even their clothes. Because it is easy for someone with bed bugs to spread them around and give them to other people, it is important for people to remain as proactive as possible when it comes to targeting these pests and eliminating them as soon as there is any sight of them. Commercial property owners must act quickly to have the bed bugs removed from their properties otherwise they are likely putting hundreds of people at risk of getting them.

Owners of businesses, apartment complexes, and offices should have a bed bug inspection performed by a professional pest control company whenever they have a feeling that there is a bed bug presence in the building. For example, a worker may have spotted what appeared to look like a bed bug while sitting at his or her office desk or a tenant in an apartment complex may have found bed bugs near his or her bed. When these sightings occur, there is no time to waste. The property owners must be told about the bed bug sightings because then they can take proper action and call the pest control company to find out if there is a bed bug problem.

The pest control company will complete a detailed and thorough inspection of the property to see if there are any signs of bed bugs, including live bugs, feces of bed bugs, or even casings from when these pests shed their exoskeletons. When the presence of bed bugs is detected, the pest control expert can discuss the methods of treatment that are available. Different methods are commonly used to quickly and effectively eradicate the bed bugs from the premises.

Heat treatments are often available because they are the most effective method of treatment. The property is heated to a specific temperature to destroy the bed bugs and their eggs. However, there are other options offered, including the use of pesticides that are known to cause the bed bugs to dry out from the minute that they walk through any traces of it. When property owners take the right steps, they can get rid of the problem quickly by enlisting help from pest control experts that know what they are doing. It is better to take care of the problem quickly than to allow it to get any worse than it already is when first detected.

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