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Why We Use Heat To Kill Bed Bugs

Using Heat to Kill Bed Bugs

Since the discovery of the bed bugs’ ability to evolve and adapt to resist pest control efforts, many exterminators have been looking for a better way to kill the blood sucking bed bug! Many methods have proven ineffective, but not to worry. Bed Bugs 911 knows the secret to bed bug extermination!  The answer is simple – HEAT TREATMENTS!  We use Convectex Bed Bug Heaters which have been proven, after thousands of successful treatments, to kill bed bugs in just one application.

Why is heat better than traditional bed bug treatments?

Heat treatments are the non-chemical and non-toxic alternative to dangerous extermination chemicals.  After a heat treatment the treated areas are safe for you, your family and your pets to re-enter.  There is no need for concern about allergic reactions or damaged health from toxic fumes.  Heat treatments are only applied to the affected areas and is able to penetrate walls, furniture, mattresses and other hard to reach areas.  As soon as the room cools it is safe to re-enter!

Another benefit of heat treatments is its ability to kill bed bugs at any stage of their life cycle.  Bed bugs in their nymph stage or inside their eggs are very difficult to kill using traditional methods due to their small size and protective measures.  Not all pesticides kill bed bug eggs, leaving behind a brand new infestation just waiting to hatch.  With heat treatments all the bugs, even the small and unhatched bed bugs, are killed.

How do Heat Treatments work?

A heat treatment starts by raising the temperature in the room to 120-140 degrees and holding it there for several hours.  Most bed bugs are killed within 15 minutes in temperatures over 113 degrees. The bed bug’s eggs require at least an hour to kill at these temperatures, and any bugs hidden inside furniture, walls, or flooring may take a bit longer to kill due to their protective surroundings. By holding this high temperature for several hours Bed Bugs 911 ensures that the all the bed bugs and their eggs have been eradicated.

Heat treatments are the future of bed bugs elimination due to their speed, accuracy and easy application.  If you have a bed bug problem at your home or business, please call us today at 262-995-8499.  We can help you rid your home or business of bed bugs FAST!