As Bed Bug Claims Mature, So Must Treatment Protocols
By John Culotta
When the current bed bug resurgence first began to scramble across the U.S., pesticides were our primary defense against the pests. But as Pest Management Professionals know, these resilient insects quickly developed a resistance, mutating and evolving to deflect our chemical defenses. Today, many in the pest control industry see traditional chemical treatments as the least effective way of combating bed bugs.
In response, the industry has armed itself with an arsenal of weapons against the bed bugs’ relentless assault on homes and businesses. Today, more and more pest control operators are using steam treatments, heating and freezing all as front-line treatments for bed bug infestations.
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Pest Management Professional - Direct to You Newsletter (Sept 2014)