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35 million visitors come to San Diego each year. With that much tourism traffic, there are plenty of opportunities for bed bugs to hitch a ride. Approximately ⅓ of those visitors are overnight visitors staying in hotels and motels, a popular hideout for these blood-sucking pests. The city of San Diego has about 550 hotel/motel properties, with over 60,000 rooms available to travelers and bed bugs alike.
The bed bug experts at Western Exterminator are San Diego's best line of defense against these pests. If you're having a bed bug problem, contact us today.
Bed bugs do not discriminate when it comes to a meal. Even the nicest 5-star resort can fall victim to a bed bug infestation, despite its efforts to maintain a spotless environment. The reality is, bed bugs are attracted to the heat and carbon monoxide that humans emit. Where there are humans, bed bugs will go looking for food.
When you arrive at a hotel or motel, check the following locations for bed bugs, bed bug eggs, shed skin, and blood or fecal smears:
Additionally, you should keep your luggage up off the floor. Place it on a luggage rack to prevent bugs from entering. If you suspect bed bug activity in your hotel room, report it to hotel staff immediately and request a room transfer. The hotel should then seek professional bed bug treatment, as a bed bug infestation in this type of environment is nothing to take lightly. Western Exterminator’s Entotherm heat treatment provides a great solution for hotel bed bug control, as it is a chemical-free method and will not compromise the health and safety of hotel guests.
Despite their unpleasant nature, bed bug bites are not harmful. Bed bugs are not known to be disease vectors, so their bite will only cause itching. These pests tend to hide away while San Diegans are awake and active. But when the humans turn in for the night, all bets are off. If you wake up to find a grouping of small red bites on your neck, hands, arms, legs, or face, there is a good chance you have bed bugs. Better call Western!
Doing a quick Internet search will reveal many DIY solutions for bed bug treatment, but the most effective way to get rid of bed bugs is with the help of Western Exterminator. Not only are our specialists the best in the business, but our bed bug dogs are too. With their help, we are able to do extremely thorough inspections that catch even the hardest to detect bed bugs.
Among many other options, we offer Entotherm bed bug heat treatment as a chemical-free, non-toxic bed bug control solution. Heat treatment kills bed bugs at all stages of the life cycle and allows for effective penetration through infested materials. After treatment, your pest specialist will do follow-up visits to make sure your bed bug problem is gone for good.
Here at Western, we have industry-leading expertise and years of experience that make us the best choice for San Diego bed bug control. We know that every situation is different, so your pest specialist will tailor the solution to the individual needs of your property.
If you suspect bed bug activity in your San Diego home or business, don’t wait for it to get worse. Call Western Exterminator at 800-937-8398 right away. Give yourself peace of mind in knowing that your bed bug problem is no more.