We sure are getting a lot more bedbugs up here any more. It used to be they happened mostly when families hosted visitors. Now it seems to be a whole lot of short stay renters that are bringing them. We’re getting multiple calls a week these days!
SO unnecessary though! If you going to offer up a cottage for short terms rentals (or long term for that matter) – there are things you can do to protect your property – and your pocketbook!
- There’s a new product that can be used as a preventative – it’s a lot cheaper to prevent than to treat, honest!
- There are certain types of bed frames that make a lot more sense than others.
- And there are mechanical aids (such as proper mattress covers, moats & monitors) that can be used too.
Treating often costs $600 & up (plus HST) – prevention costs about $200+ materials.
And guess which one involves the fear of bringing home hitch-hikers? And/or bad reviews and lost revenue?
If you have rental properties in Tay, Tiny, Muskoka, Penetanguishene, Port Severn, etc – basically up to about Parry Sound (but sometimes beyond) – and (NEW!!!) now in & around Durham as well, we are happy to help. Give us a call at 705-534-7863, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and Jessa and/or I will be happy to help.