BEFORE YOU TRY TO SOLVE THE BED BUG PROBLEM STOP! DON’T MAKE IT WORSE.
DON’T APPLY CHEMICALS
Chemical sprays, foggers and dusts that you find at places like the big orange or blue home improvement store will not work even though they say ‘Bed Bugs’ in big bold letters. These chemicals will kill some of the bugs but it is very unlikely to kill all of them. You will get a false sense that you have won the battle only to have bed bugs show up within a couple weeks or months. During this time that you think you have won, you will have actually been an unsuspecting carrier of bed bugs to your family’s and friends’ house, work, church, etc. Worse yet is that these chemicals act as a repellent and will cause the bed bugs to spread further around your home or facility. Don’t be fooled – chemicals don’t kill eggs either. In the vast majority of structures we treat we find empty bed bug foggers, chemical sprays and dangerous amounts of DE (diatomaceous earth).
DON’T DISCARD YOUR FURNITURE
When performed correctly, bed bug heat treatment will effectively kill all stages of bed bugs on and in all of your furniture including your mattress, box springs, bed frame, couch, chairs, etc. Our heat process will heat the entire home including their common harborage areas inside walls and under carpet edges and tack strips.
Carrying mattresses and other furniture out of a known infected area poses a high risk of bed bugs dropping or falling off the item in other areas of the structure. If you insist on discarding furniture (i.e. old mattress that you don’t want anyway), completely wrap the item using the large wide stretch wrap usually found in the moving section of your local hardware store or inside air-tight plastic bags. Be careful, plastic mattress bags have small holes and bed bugs will crawl out.
It’s not too late. Most of our customers have already made the mistakes of trying to self-treat with foggers, sprays and DE. They have pushed their mattress down the hallway and contemplated burning the house down. Call now. Let us help you get passed the nightmare today.