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No Thanks to Bed Bugs at Thanksgiving: Prevent Bed Bugs During the Holidays

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 by Knockout Pest Control

How to prevent bed bugs while traveling NYC | Long IslandPrevent bed bugs during the holidays. In addition to leftover turkey, you might have leftover guests in your house: bed bugs. Bed bugs are notorious hitch-hikers. Kids home from college and guests in from out of town could unwittingly bring bed bugs into your home. Once they are in, it is tough to get them out.

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Because the holiday season is also bed bug season, we have compiled this one-stop place for all the information you need to combat this pest:

Learn about bed bug basics
Identify a bed bug infestation
Understand the newest bed bug treatment options
How to prevent bed bug infestations

Preventing Bed Bugs

Preventing bed bugs from getting in and preventing a full-scale bed bug infestation if a few have made it inside requires a multi-faceted and up-to-date approach. Click to find out more about environmentally friendly options such as:
Packtite® hot boxes for frequent travelers
Cryonite® bed bug extermination
ActiveGuard® mattress protection
ClimbUp™ Bed Bug Interceptors

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 and Rockland 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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