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The Risk of Bed Bugs is Real in Baton Rouge

You hear stories about them–and maybe you’ve been lucky enough to never experience them–but bed bugs are still a constant risk to property management in Baton Rouge. “In 2015, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) conducted a survey of pest management professionals that found that 99.6% of pest professionals had treated for bedbugs in the past year.” No one wants a report of bed bugs in their online reviews, or have to deal with eradicating them. Multifamily Executive shares tips on how to identify the creepy little pests so you can get rid of them quickly.

With the help of a trained professional like those provided by Real Property Management Baton Rouge, a bed bug infestation can be quelled relatively quickly.  It is important that tenants keep a clean home and the property manager inspects the home on occasion to verify that the environment is not primed for infestation.

According to Arrow Termite and Pest Control in Baton Rouge, “A few years ago bed bugs seemed like a myth and were only heard of through a nursery rhyme. However in recent years, bed bug cases have been more common and an increasing problem in major cities with international travel continuing to rise and the 1972 ban of DDT. It is not uncommon to find bed bugs even in nice hotels. Because bed bugs disfavor bright light, they are mainly active at night. Bed bugs have a tiny flat oval body which allows them to hide easily.

Waking up with itchy or bruised skin is a common sign of a bed bug problem. Although they are called bed bugs, they do not just live in beds. Clutter, baseboards, carpeting, sofas and other furniture are all posh resorts for bed bugs. Fortunately, a bed bug problem is entirely controllable under professional care. Using state of the art equipment and techniques, our certified technicians will inspect your home’s environment and construction to identify the problem and determine the best course of action. We are committed to providing a quick, affordable, and most importantly, effective solution to your pest problem, and we take every measure to protect you and your family’s safety throughout the process.
So whether you suspect you have a bedbug problem or just want to make sure you never get one, we have the expertise and training to get rid of your unwanted house guests for good.

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