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Why do I need to use an encasement if heat treatment kills bed bugs?

Encasements are fully zippered protectors for your mattresses and box springs that engulf them on all six sides. They can be used for many things like: guarding against stains and spoilage; keeping out allergens; protecting against dust mites; protecting against pet dander; and, protecting against bed bugs. Encasements are becoming more and more popular among…
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The hotel industry is a reputation business so what can you do to protect yours?

The hotel industry is a reputation business.  People typically book hotels based on reviews or other forms of word-of-mouth advice. Consequently, as someone who works in hotel management, it’s your job to ensure that your hotel’s reputation is sterling.  This means offering top-notch amenities, quality service, and, most importantly, clean rooms.  Only one thing is…
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Is Permethrin safe and effective in the remediation of bed bugs?

There are several ways that Pest Management Professionals (PMPs) can remediate bed bugs. Among the most popular is Chemical Remediation. This is when PMPs kill bed bugs by using insecticides, or, more specifically, Permethrin. Permethrin is part of the pyrethroid family. Pyrethroids are synthetic chemicals that mirror the effects of extracts from the chrysanthemum flower,…
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