Thought to have been eradicated from North America in the 1960s, experts are now unsure if they ever really left. There are several theories that can explain why they have come back at an alarming speed. Many experts believe this is due to the ease and relative affordability of international travel, and the fact that people are vacationing more and more frequently. With this travel comes the risk of bringing these small pests home. Another theory for their comeback is that pest control treatments have become more targeted and less reliant on persistent pesticides than they were in the 1960s when products like DDT were a commonly used pest management method. So what can a property manager do to discourage an infestation today?