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Ultra-Safe to Host Annual Bed Bug and Urban Pest Awareness Week

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During the week of Aug. 23, the company is offering free educational presentations, training seminars and handout materials.

| August 13, 2013

BOSTON, Mass. — During the week of Aug. 23, Ultra Safe Pest Management is offering free educational presentations, training seminars and handout materials in recognition of Bed Bug and Urban Pest Awareness Week.

August and September are two of the busiest months of the year for PMPs in New England, according to Vic Palermo, president and staff entomologist of Ultra Safe Pest Management. He explains, “These two months create a kind of perfect storm for pest activity here in the Boston area. You have a lot of people returning home from vacation and summer homes as well as the large influx of students. The movement of large numbers of people, combined with the arrival of autumn, can cause a significant increase in pest activity here in Boston.”

The company is hosting Bed Bug and Urban Pest Awareness Week in response to the peak pest season and the Sept. 1 student move-in day. Ultra Safe, along with Boston area community groups such as the Allston Brighton CDC, form a “Bed Bug Task Force.” The objective of the task force is to be active in the college neighborhoods warning students of the dangers of second hand furniture and ways to prevent or minimize the spread of bed bugs. The task force also hands out orange stickers to be placed on infested or discarded furniture. The stickers read “WARNING THIS ITEM MAY CONTAIN BED BUGS”.
Free group educational sessions are available upon request on a first come first basis.
 
Educational & Training Topics Include:
Property Managers, Tenants and Pests – Legal issues, best management practices, prevention
Bed Bugs – Latest activity trends, new advancements in control and prevention protocol
Rodents – Rats are on the rise again, what you can do to protect your property
Occasional Invaders – Fleas, Stink Bugs, Cluster Flies, Spiders and other fall pests

For more information email custsvc@ultrasafepest.com or call 866/472-5858
 

 

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