How to use bed bug monitors for prevention

By |  April 14, 2019

An increasing number of PMPs are using bed bug monitors as part of a prevention program. In commercial settings like office buildings, companies may offer a proactive monitoring program to clients that will provide a discounted treatment if bed bugs are found — or even cover the entire cost of treatment.

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Crystal Giberson, Director of Public Relations, BedBug Central

For residential properties, companies have built-in bed bug monitoring with their quarterly insect programs, which would include the cost for treatment if bed bugs are introduced.

For public housing and multi-housing accounts, property managers also are opting for proactive monitoring programs to keep an eye on the entire community — and assist in identifying bed bug infestations early on.

Read more: Get to know your bed bug monitors

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About the Author:

Danielle Pesta is the digital editor for PMP magazine and its parent company, North Coast Media. She can be reached at or 216-363-7928.

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