"Bed bugs Erie problems are similar to other Pennsylvania bed bug problems. There are government resources available throughout the state to help tenants understand their legal rights. For home owners, we recommend using an exterminator. Doing it yourself, is a lower cost alternative, but is difficult."
According to Steve Jacobs, a Pennsylvania State University entomologist, there has been increased bedbug problems in Erie, PA. The infestations not only reflects a global trend, it is due to several factors including changes in pesticide use, bed bug resistance to insecticides and the purchase of used furniture which commonly contain bed bugs and cause infestations.
table of contents
- Government Resources
- Local Erie Control News
- Getting Rid of BedBugs
- Professional Pest Control Elimination & Prevention
Government Professionals Bed Bug Resources
Local Erie Bed Bug Control News
Steps for Eliminating BedBug From Your Home, Office or Apartment
We always recommending hiring a pest control expert. However, treatment can be expensive. Because of this, many home owners decide to treat bed bugs themselves.
If you decide to go the do it yourself route, be sure to buy the combination of bed bug products that are needed to do the job right. The best and lowest cost approach is to purchase either a organic or insecticide based bed bug kit.
For more information see our guide to eliminating bed bugs.
Reno Bed Bug Prevention Resources
Bed bug Reno extermination can cost as much as $350 per room. As mentioned earlier, we suggest getting several quotes since each company will charge a different price and possibly use different methods for getting rid of bed bugs.
Reviews from Erie County and other Pennsylvania residents of local exterminators can be found at Angies List.
There are landlord tenant resources available throughout Pennsylvania.
In Harrisburg for example, landlords are required to "Exterminate insects and rodents, except where the insects and rodents are in only one dwelling unit." In the City of Harrisburg when a tenant or landlord suspects any housing code violations, they should call the Housing Code Office in City Hall.
In Pennsylvania, residents can contact the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection for help.
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