Frequently Asked Questions
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Why Use Daisy To Inspect Bed Bugs?
During a University of Florida study, it was found that trained dogs were 98% effective in detection of bed bugs and could locate even one live bed bug or viable egg.
This does not even compare to the rate of success found for visual human inspections, which is around 30-40% accurate.
A canine searching for bed bugs takes a fraction of the time that a visual human inspection would take. The canine will also be able to identify the exact location of the bugs to help exterminators, saving time and money.
A dog’s sense of smell is 1000 times greater than that of a human and with proper training, this fact can be used for good! Canines have had careers using scent detection for decades including the detection of bed bugs. Learn More! The amount of time an inspection takes varies based on the size of the area that is being inspected. However, an average length of time per hotel room is around 2-3 minutes.
How Long Does The Inspection Take?
What Do I Need To Do Before The Inspection?
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Does Bed Bug Inspector LLC Exterminate If Bed Bugs Are Found?
Why Am I Hearing More And More About Bed Bugs In The News?
Why Is It Important To Act Quickly?
Should I Set Off A Bomb Instead Of Calling An Exterminator?
Where Can I Find Out More About Bed Bugs?
If you are interested in learning more about bed bugs and the necessary steps to eradication, there are many websites that have helpful information available. The CDC’s website (http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/bedbugs) provides detailed information on the biology of the bugs and links to articles.
NECSDA’s website provides additional information on the use of dogs to detect bed bugs (http://www.nesdca.com/).
Columbus Ohio Bed Bug Task Force’s website can provide unbiased information on bed bugs for the central Ohio region. (http://www.centralohiobedbugs.org/)