Bed Bug Boot Camp Marches Into Topeka

Bed Bug Boot Camp Marches Into Topeka


Free Event Sponsored by Schendel Pest Services

June 2, 2011 (Topeka, KS) –Schendel Pest Services will hold an interactive “Bed Bug Boot Camp” on June 14.  This free half-day workshop was scheduled in response to the severe increase in bed bug infestations in homes and businesses throughout the Topeka area.  

According to Schendel’s Bed Bug Division Manager Mark Lillis, “This seminar is perfect for anyone facing questions or issues about bed bugs in their facility.  Healthcare workers, apartment managers, and hotel personnel in particular will benefit by learning best practices to identify, locate, report and eliminate bed bugs.”

Public perception about bed bugs is that poor cleaning or sanitation causes them to thrive.  However, bed bugs are notoriously good hitchhikers and travel in the belongings of people.  Anywhere people congregate can become infested with bed bugs at any time.  It is nearly impossible to prevent a bed bug infestation, so early detection and prompt treatment is the best course of action.

Bed bugs feed on the blood of human beings, most often at night time, when people are asleep. When they feed, they inject a salivary secretion into the wound to prevent coagulation. The fluid can cause a person’s skin to itch and even become swollen. Scratching can cause sores which often become infected.

Each participant in the Bed Bug Boot Camp will receive a free break-room sized poster that can be used for employee training purposes, along with a supply of laminated pocket cards to help identify bed bugs.  All participants will be entered into a drawing to receive a free one-hour canine bed bug inspection, valued at more than $300.


Topeka Customer Support Center Training Room 1035 SE Quincy Topeka, KS 66612

June 14, 2011  1-4pm

TO RSVP:  amber.dempewolf@pestzero.com  {ap_snippet:global-toll-free-tracking-number}

About Schendel

Schendel Pest Services has provided complete pest management services to commercial, industrial, and residential clients since 1947.  Schendel’s corporate office is located in Topeka, Kansas and Schendel provides services to customers in five states – Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.  Additionally, Schendel Pest Services is a partner with Copesan Services, which enables the company to sell and service commercial accounts on a national basis.     



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