Bed Bug problem at University of Nebraska costing 300,000.00 for treatment -from PRWEB

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Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) March 20, 2012
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln housing has been battling bed bugs for two months now. And just a few days ago, it finally gave an estimate as to the amount that the pests are costing them. The figure is a massive $300 000 according to

However, said the estimated cost could still increase. That is because the university officials still have two room-to-room scheduled bed bug inspections to complete. And with an amount of $1,300 a room for a bed bug treatment with 197 rooms affected to date, the expense is expected to rise quickly.

The first of the two bed bug inspections is set after the student left for the summer. The second search for the pests in the school housing is due at the end of summer before students move back in. And although the cost of the bed bug control treatment is undeniably huge, the university’s Associate Director Glen Schumann cleared that students will not be burdened by it.

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Bed bugs are causing havoc in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The campus housing was reported plagued by the blood-feeding insects two months ago. To date, 197 rooms were found in need of bed bug treatment. And in terms of money, the treatment costs about $300,000.

The estimated amount though is said not final. Because officials are set to conduct two more room-to-room inspection for bed bugs, the cost could still rise. The searches for the pests were scheduled after the students leave for the summer and before they move back in at the end of it.

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