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In the next several weeks a lot of families around the country will be sending their children off to college.
And it's an exciting time but there are some things you need to know about before you or son or daughter moves into their college dorm room some.
Hidden dangers that you may want to know about in some ways to prevent them.
While you're packing up the kid to go away Michael Klein -- on its president and owner of -- just.
Bed bug inspectors and He joins us here into the advocacy thanks very much for being here you thank you so much for having -- interest in that as we're having this debate watching lawmakers in Washington creeping and crawling around our nation's capital trying to.
Work out a deal that we're talking about these.
So bed bugs you know here in New York it's it's a problem here every you know it for a long time it was in the headlines because some of the fanciest hotels.
Had had been become infected.
With bed bugs but I guess -- it can happen anywhere but anyway what we go they go that's the problem you know so they're everywhere we are.
OK so we're gonna focus on on college.
Dorm rooms because as we said a lot of kids are gonna be.
Heading off to college in the next couple weeks so what do what do parents need to know what is students need to know while they're you know unloading their stuff and move ahead.
Short and very important information to keep in mind when you're turning back to college not only for parents but also for the children as well.
They want to take precautions prior to moving into the dorm room to make sure.
-- dorm room is clean.
And -- bed bugs and they don't have any problem bringing it back home how do you make sure that you -- this Korea bed bugs.
First step to take is you wanna educate yourself on bed bugs you want to know the ins and outs as best you possibly can that you can protect yourself.
You want to do your own inspection you know we spend.
And hours and hours days upon days seven days a week working in homes offices hotels schools.
Doing our own inspections but as a consumer.
You wanna take the right -- -- you know for yourself.
Checked the bed check the -- in your in your dorm room.
-- your mattresses check -- -- box springs make sure that you have some tools I brought some tools to me today.
To show you guys.
Some do it yourself first.
Some information for you out there -- want to get yourself a good flashlight.
You want to make sure that.
You pull the -- all the mattress you move the -- away from the the walls inside of the house and you take your flashlight out.
In the dark it's better to do this in the dark and with the lights on.
And you really taking a good look at the -- the cracks and crevices in the walls.
Make sure you're looking at the head boards make sure -- looking in the closets open up the closets and take a good look in the perimeter.
To make sure -- -- but think before you bring any of your items in slushy take.
-- about that bugs who are you talk are you ready doesn't do is definitely coming I'm trying to ignore that happy about it because it makes me I assure itself because well it's ignoring it's not a great idea if it's effective.
One other thing that you -- really they're taken to -- as you get a spray a bed bug spray that creates a barrier.
So whether you.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Make sure it stays that -- -- And pick up -- -- a bottle of pronto plus that votes right.
And make sure that you're spreading it and following a label.
-- in using your dorm room and it it creates a barrier so if anybody comes and stays in Europe and your dorm room.
Where these days or else you're not bringing it in and they're not -- in and if they do.
You can have the barrier treatment so that you don't have to worry about it kills eggs and want their votes on contact.
You give us a list of nine health hazards that are hidden in college dorms and -- course bed -- is on the list but it's by no means the only one meningitis.
Is a problem the kissing disease I have no idea what you're talking about here I went to college and never came across anything like this colds and flu mold is bed bugs and an Athlete's Foot.
Sleep deprivation binge drinking and sexually transmitted.
Diseases because some of these things actually -- familiar -- but what the whole idea of knowing how.
The whole idea of you know going and having shared bathroom and showers stalls and all of that stuff that's right get you know you can some of these things can be transmitted certainly athletes but -- -- -- want.
Without -- -- flops or something exactly.
And what's the name of that Brad talk until plus so plus bed bug -- comes and keeping U three -- -- and also ten ounce -- well.
I'm sure you have a website that folks can visit if they'd like to learn more about about this stuff without a doubt that go to pronto plus dot com where they can go to got you bed bug inspectors dot com as well.
Michael coli you known as president and owner of abduction that but inspectors and we're glad you came and thanks very much thanks to -- -- --
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