Bed bug infestation is one of the worst problems that most people can encounter in their homes, office, and even in hotels, as well as other establishments. In Canada, one of the top ten be bug infested cities is Toronto. If your house or workplace is situated in any of the infested cities, it is important to know how to prevent them from coming or infesting your space.
According to a journal published in the Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, bed bug prevention is possible through risk management strategies, which can help minimize the chance of infestation. Four phases (the introduction of the pest, the establishment of the infestation, the growth of the pest population, and the spread of the insect) were identified in the dynamics of bed bug infestation. Through these phases, risk management strategies are applied.
People should learn to identify signs of bed bugs especially when traveling. Knowing how to avoid bed bugs and how to treat luggage suspected of having bed bugs can decrease the chance of pest introduction in your place.
Cracks and crevices should be eliminated or minimized to help decrease the establishment of bed bug infestation. For the growth of the pest stage, early detection is essential and can be implemented through house and establishment maintenance, use of bed bug traps and monitors and regular monitoring by pest managers in your workplace or through inspection by pest control experts. Lastly, to minimize the spread of bed bugs, immediate implementation of pest control measures are needed.
Getting rid of bed bugs is not an easy task and you need to hire professionals to eliminate these pests. Whether you want to learn more about bed bug prevention or you need our professional help in eliminating bed bugs in your area, please feel free to contact us at Advantage Pest Control. Our specialists are professionally trained and skilled to help treat bed bug infestation in Toronto and the GTA.