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One Final Challenge

Tuesday September 11, 2012

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Question:

I have an apartment complex that I am treating for bed bugs. I have one particular apartment that has a major problem and the tenant is now irate. I have vacuumed the baseboards, mattresses, furniture. I have treated with Phantom, Gentrol, Phantom Aerosol Crack and Crevice III, dusted voids with CimexA dust and I still have a problem. What am I missing?

John La, NJ

Mr Pest Control

Answer:

If this one apartment seems to have "the" major problem then perhaps it has been the epicenter of the bed bug problem for this complex. Question is, are you getting all the cooperation you need here to eliminate these very difficult pests?


We are fully aware now, due to the great many seminars and articles and advice from experts that insecticides alone are unlikely to eliminate entrenched bed bugs. Since the female bugs can and will deposit (glue) there eggs just about anywhere within an infested room you need to take the necessary steps to ensure that even all those eggs are dead. This means in some way treating in some manner even the curta... Read more

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