How to Select a Bedbug Control Provider

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

This 6-page publication outlines what to look for in a pest control company.

Bed bugs are a growing problem. To effectively control them, you must carefully select a pest control provider with the needed skills. This publication outlines what to look for in a pest control company. It also explores how to prepare rooms and personal belongings for treatment. The document includes practical tools for individuals as well as property managers. (6 pages)

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