Rentokil launches Defend+ System for mattress bug accounts



The Protect + System, a new service offering from Rentokil of Reading, Pennsylvania, uses a “proprietary blend of targeted service protocols, precise applications and specialized, environmentally responsible products to eradicate bed bugs and provide ongoing protection,” according to a press release. With a guarantee, the service also offers a processing time of four hours after the treatment.

“Bed bugs are causing disruption to industries including education, healthcare and hospitality,” said John Myers, President and CEO of Rentokil, in the press release. “We developed the Protect + system to protect people smarter and faster and to preserve a company’s reputation. We want to get companies back up and running as quickly as possible, reduce disruptions and lost revenue, and provide the assurance that the bed bug problem has been resolved. “

The press release states: “Once the Rentokil Response Team is made aware of a possible outbreak, the bed bug specialists will resolve the issue by physically removing any visible bed bugs, performing residual control applications for ports and activity zones, and ensuring continued protection for any remaining ones Pests hidden. The combination of environmentally friendly products offers the possibility of fighting bed bug resistance, which reduces the likelihood of bed bug problems in the future. It will also ensure that bed bugs get the product into their port, transfer it to their bed bug populations, and expand future protection. “

Rentokil offers Protect + Essential, Extended, and Premium packages, with each option including same-day or 24/7 addressing. Treatment of all units with activity; and a guarantee of 30 days to unlimited inspections and treatments. More information is available at