No Bed is an Island . . . Or is it ? How to isolate a bed to prevent bites.
Bed bugs suck! And, they bite too. Yes, one major factor that bed bugs are different than other pests, such as roaches, is that they’re going to bite our customers if we don’t get 100% of them when we service the account. It’s not like cockroaches or ants where some customers won’t complain about any post treatment sightings. However, customers will most definitely complain about post treatment bites! Bed bugs are raising the bar for our entire pest management industry and related industries as well. They are, after all, serving to make us better at what we do.
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Whether Bed Bugs, Carpet Beetles, Cockroaches or Fleas, when searching for pests the best place to start is knowing the biology and behavior of the pest in question. Just like a successful hunter knows about deer, a successful Pest Pro knows about pests. And, the more you know about the pest, the better.
As a Pest Pro with decades of experience I get a lot of questions about pests from all sorts of people from all sorts of places, circumstances and situations. No matter the situation, the fundamental pest management concepts apply and adherence to these fundamentals sets us on the path toward successful elimination of the pest problem we're dealing with.