How Do Pest Control Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

Companies for pest control have access to chemicals and other treatments you do not have access to, giving them an advantage over you. They offer pesticides that kill bugs on touch and those designed to remain in crevices and furnishings for a more extended period to kill bed bugsPest control companies can also utilize treatments with whole-room heat.

The beds are where bed bugs are most frequently discovered, but they can also reside in carpeting, curtains, couches, and other furniture. This implies that they will thoroughly clean your home when you engage a professional to deal with a bed insect infestation. 

To ensure homeowners that their property is entirely safe, pest control professionals follow a procedure when dealing with a bed bug infestation.

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1. Inspection And Evaluation 

It’s likely that by hiring a professional, you have already concluded that bed bugs are an issue in your house. The exterminator you hire will check the area that appears to be infested and all surrounding areas within a six-foot radius. 

For the majority of house visits, all they would need to do is set up a light source and magnifying glass to look for bed bugs. They would do comprehensive laboratory testing in a more industrial context where the infestation might be widespread. 

Following an inspection, they determine the level of the infestation. They can use this information to create an action plan for dealing with the bed bug issue.

2. Plan Implementation

Different treatment strategies are implemented, each of which is tailored to the infestation’s severity level.

  • Standard Course of Treatment 

This treatment method is typically employed in situations ranging from light to moderate infestation levels. One would need a few specialized equipment and insecticides to carry out the treatment measures outlined in this strategy.

  • Vacuuming

The pest control technicians will use a specialized High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Vacuum to remove any bed bugs, bed bug shells, bed bug droppings, and bed bug eggs that are hiding in the folds and corners of your beds. The filter that’s built into the vacuum makes sure that nothing escapes. They will take the mattress and box spring out of bed and then meticulously examine every nook and cranny of the bed, including the frame.

  • Cleansing Using Steam 

After thoroughly vacuuming the whole bed, a steamer is used to clean the mattress. While the vacuum cleaner would have cleaned the top of your bed, a steam cleaner would be able to thoroughly clean your bed’s mattress, box spring, frame, and headboards. 

  • Pesticide 

The exterminators will now be able to administer a contact spray or disinfectant that effectively eradicates bed bugs after your bed has been steamed and is drying. The liquid is so volatile, spraying it onto the framing of the bed and the headboards would immediately kill bed bugs. Still, it would be best to spread it repeatedly because the liquid evaporates quickly.

Bed bugs are a serious issue that can arise in any dwelling. They can be avoided entirely with appropriate attention to detail and upkeep. If an infestation has already occurred, it is in your best interest to get in touch with Facility Pest Control as soon as possible so that we can take care of the situation and remove these pests from your property.