If you think that humans are the only ones that know how to hitchhike – then you are mistaken! Bed bugs are also successful hitchhikers too. They can move from an infested site to furniture, clothing, and baggage (you name it!). They can also show up in public places outside of your home, schools included!
Bed bugs are pests that exclusively feed on blood, causing itchy and red welts or swelling bites. They are the most challenging type of pest to eradicate quickly. Therefore, if you see signs of beginning infestation, make sure to contact a pest control company that will professionally exterminate bed bugs as soon as possible.
If you fail to notice bed bugs in your home, you might be a carrying them to public places without noticing. Bed bugs can travel with your belongings and as a result infest schools, libraries, shops and even offices. For example, at a recent incident at Ryerson University, bed bugs were sighted and was caught on camera. Students complained of itchy bites, others claimed to see small, termite-like insects crawling over their hands and sweaters, and some students saw bugs burrowed into the cracks of their desks. According to the reports, the classroom was investigated many times, but the results were negative for bed bugs.
Here at Advantage Pest Control, we have a team of experts who can thoroughly eradicate bed bugs not just in your home but also in other infested places too, including schools. In the event that bed bugs are found in a school, teachers should inspect and monitor the infested area. They should also remain calm and have an immediate action plan. Although technicians are around 50 percent successful in finding bed bugs in homes, a well-trained K9 is usually 95 percent successful in finding bed bugs. K9 are used to find bombs, drugs and even cancer. K9s are the perfect tool for the challenge of bed bugs! Remember, it’s important to educate everyone about bed bugs and report the incident to a pest control company as soon as possible.
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– Paolo Bossio