Florida guests have the right to assume that the room they rented in a hotel or motel is clean and free from certain health and safety hazards. This includes the assumption that the room has been properly cleaned and inspected for bed bugs, a problem that could lead to great discomfort and complications if left untreated. There are certain steps hotels and motels can take to prevent and treat these problems, ensuring guests are not harmed.
Cleaning for bed bugs
Regular cleaning is an effective way to combat the possibility of bed bugs. There are certain cleaning steps and prevention strategies that will keep bed bugs from infesting and treating an existing problem. Some of the things that can be done to fight and prevent these pests include:
- Take steps to inspect each room carefully and on a regular basis.
- Take immediate action if there is any sign that of a problem, including proper cleaning.
- Rely on the expertise and skill of an experienced pest control company.
Fighting bed bugs also means looking in hard-to-reach and inconspicuous places in the room, including mattresses, along the bed frame, along the seams of furniture and more.
When hotel guests become victims
If a Florida hotel guest becomes a victim of a bed bug problem, he or she does not have to remain silent. There are steps this individual can take that will allow him or her to hold the hotel accountable and seek a beneficial outcome to his or her case. It is also helpful to seek the guidance of an experienced attorney at the first opportunity.