What can I do if my landlord is spraying for bedbugs and I’ve requested them to use non-toxic methods but they aren’t complying with my request?

Asked on July 15, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Washington


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If your landlord is not abiding by your request for the elimination of the bed bugs via non-toxic chemicals as to humans, you need to call him or her to discuss the subject and follow up with a written letter confirming the conversation. Keep a copy of the letter for future need and reference.

If the landlord persists in ignoring your request, then contact your local health department and make a complaint against the landlord over the use of toxic chemicals to humans in your rental after being requested to not do so.


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