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Preemptive Strike?

Saturday August 11, 2012

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Question:

I have a hotel that wants to be proactive with daily inspections of guest rooms for bed bugs. Do you think this is necessary?

Jodi

Mr Pest Control

Answer:

I absolutely DO think that hotels and motels had better be proactive about the bed bug problem, and have a clear and enforced policy in place. The liability and bad publicity for hotels and motels that are found to have bed bugs, particularly when guests decide their home became infested because of the place they recently stayed, is too high for hotels to ignore. They could be sued for millions of dollars and their name displayed on the local news papers if they are found to have bed... Read more

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