October 13, 2023

Vägglöss på Stockholm Tunnelbana

Anticimex utförde i veckan en vägglusinspektion för första gången åt Stockholms Länstrafik. Enligt artiklar i bl.a. Aftonbladet lokaliserades det angripna området och sanering utfördes. Vägglössen har troligtvis följt med resenärer som har vägglöss hemma. Detta medför en risk att vägglössen spridit sig genom att de har krupit på andra personer på tunnelbanan. Vägglöss sprids via […]

March 24, 2022

Maintaining a bed bug-free environment in hotels

Staying bed bug-free is a top priority if you are in the hotel industry to avoid ruining your guests’ holiday and your hotel’s reputation, not to mention leaving you with a hole in your budget. So what can you do as a hotel manager to avoid this nasty pest?

March 22, 2022

The disadvantage of treating instead of preventing bed bugs in hotel chains

When it comes to bed bugs, prevention is better than treatment. Once you get bed bugs in a hotel, this elusive pest can be very hard to eradicate as they can live a long time without food and are notoriously good at hiding.

March 17, 2022

Plan of action for avoiding bed bugs in hotels

As a hotel manager, you want to avoid bed bugs at all costs. Read on to learn about what you can do to avoid this nasty pest from ruining your guest’s holiday, your maintenance budget and, above all, your hotel’s reputation.  

March 15, 2022

How bed bugs spread in hotels

In 9 out of 10 cases, bed bugs are found around the bed as they want to be close to their host. Bed bugs can spread passively through, for example, used bedding, but also actively on their own.

March 10, 2022

The costs of bed bugs in hotel chains

Treating a hotel room for bed bugs can be a costly situation. Not just considering the actual pest control cost, but the lost revenue when moving a guest to another room and closing off the room for the time of the treatment.

March 8, 2022

Bed bugs – a growing problem in the hotel industry

During the last decade, the number of bed bug infestations has exploded in the hospitality industry. We take a look at the different reasons behind these bed bug infestations and what can be done to prevent them.

February 23, 2022

Did you know that bed bugs are clever hitchhikers?

Tips for all assisted living staff (or all those in jobs where there is a risk of coming into contact with bed bugs at work).

December 14, 2021

Risk of bed bug contamination when travelling or buying items online

Do not let fear of bed bugs prevent you from travelling or buying things from jumble sales or online. Do not stop travelling, just be aware and careful not to spread bed bugs to your home.