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Home for the Holidays—Bed Bug Visitors

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Knockout Pest Control

Visitors this holiday season could include bed bugs. Travel is the top way bed bugs spread. Kids coming home from college and out of town guests could be inadvertently packing bed bugs when they visit. Stop them at the door with these tips to prevent bed bugs.

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Tis the season for bed bugs–and that is nothing to celebrate
Click here is a one-stop information source so you can learn about bed bug basic, identify a bed bug infestation, prevent bed bugs, and understand bed bug treatment options.


Preventing Bed Bugs

Preventing bed bugs is a lot easier than getting rid of them. inside requires a multi-faceted and up-to-date approach. Click to find out more about environmentally friendly options such as:

Put coats and luggage in a hot box when your guests arrive. A few hours in a Packtite® or alternative will kill every stage of bed bug, from egg to adult, without harming belongings.

ActiveGuard® mattress protection will keep bed bugs from infesting bedding.

Bed Bug Climb-Up Interceptors not only prevent bed bugs from attacking you while you sleep, they are an early warning that you have bed bugs in your home.

If you have even the slightest suspicion you have a problem, get an inspection. If you wait until you see bed bugs or get bitten by bed bugs, you already have a bed bug infestation. Call in the bed bug dog and you’ll have peace of mind.

Knockout Pest Control Can Knock Out Your Bed Bug Infestation

If you find yourself facing down a bed bug infestation, we can knock them out and keep them down for the count. Our innovative, green treatments, like Cryonite®, and our deep knowledge and bed bug expertise puts them down for the count. We serve all of Long Island, New York City, and Westchester, Rockland and Bergen Counties. Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 for fast, 24 hour service seven days a week. We don’t have the big red boxing glove in our logo for nothing!

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