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Sleep tight - don't let the bed bugs bite

- Experts: nursery rhyme is a legitimate warning for summer travel -

MISSISSAUGA, ON , June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - With summer vacation now in sight, pest control experts have advice so you're not up at night!

Avoiding Bed Bugs (CNW Group/Orkin Canada)

According to Orkin Canada, the largest pest control company in the country, cases of bed bugs continue to persist in the Canadian market.

High occupancy rates provide more opportunity for the introduction of pests into a property.

The stress from encountering bed bugs can be alleviated, in part, when travellers know what to do when staying at a hotel, short-term rental or cottage.

Contrary to popular belief, bed bugs are actually large enough to see with the naked eye. The bugs are flat before a meal and swollen and reddish after a meal. They are also wingless and up to 5 millimetres long. Skilled at hiding and hitchhiking, bed bugs can be difficult to detect but a well-informed traveller will know where and what to look for:

For more information about bed bug prevention, visit orkincanada.ca

About Orkin Canada
Orkin Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins, Inc. (ROL) is the country's largest pest control provider and leader in the development of fast, effective and environmentally responsible pest control solutions. One key program is the Home Pest Protection Program that prevents and eradicates pest infestations and provides key information about pests. Orkin Canada provides professional services to both residential and commercial clients from coast to coast. For more information, visit www.orkincanada.ca,  like https://www.facebook.com/OrkinCanada and follow @orkincanada.

Orkin Canada (CNW Group/Orkin Canada)

SOURCE Orkin Canada

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