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Traditional Bed Bug Treatments
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What is a traditional bed bug treatment?
Many property managers have set protocols for the elimination of bed bugs. HeatRx can provide the traditional bed bug treatment. Time tested solutions, superior products.
Home / Apartment/ Condo
A traditional bed bug treatment can be used in single rooms, or entire units. Our team will arrive discreetly and with the tools necessary to solve the problem. .
Treating specific items like beds, nightstands and other specific items is a “localized” treatment. High temperature low moisture steaming can assist in eliminating bed bugs nesting on the items, but will not eliminate bed bugs from the entire room.
Vehicle / Semi-Trucks
Bed bugs can become a problem in vehicles.A select number of products can be used inside vehicles or semi-trucks. HeatRx has the equipment and expertise to eliminate bed bugs in vehicles, motorhomes & semi’s.
Don’t Panic! Bed Bugs Can Be Eliminated!
HeatRx will eliminate the bed bugs fast!
Our team of highly skilled bed bug specialists can most likely save your furniture. We have been able to save the furniture of even the most severe bed bug infestations! It is rare that our team will encourage a client to throw away a piece of furniture.
HeatRx bed bug heat treatments are high quality. Our team takes the time to make sure you get the highest quality service. We know bed bugs can be incredibly frustrating. We also know that you don’t want to throw away furniture that can be saved!!
HeatRx will save you time, money and frustration!
TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR EVERY BUDGET
Bed Bug Heat Treatments (Most Popular!)
Bed bug heat treatments are the recommended method to eliminate bed bugs. A bed bug heat treatment is the most convenient option for homeowners because it requires little preparation and the bed bug problem is solved in one day. Bed bugs cannot survive when we bring the heat!
Bio-Pesticide Bed Bug Treatment (Great Value!)
Bio-pesticide bed bug treatments are unique in that it utilizes one natural organism against another natural organism. Bed bugs perish within 7 days of encountering the active agent. The bio-pesticide also has a transfer effect, which means an “infected” bed bug can pass it to other bed bugs in the colony. This treatment works slower, but it just as effective at eliminating the pests.
Traditional Bed Bug Treatment
A traditional bed bug treatment relies on specialy formulated pesticides to eliminate the bed bugs. It typically involves three treatments spaced approximately 14 days apart. Extensive preparation such as doing laundry and decluttering is required. The success of a traditional bed bug treatment is nearly entirely dependent on the cooperation of the client.
Exterminating Bed Bugs: The HeatRx Process
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Heat Treatments Destroy Bed Bug Eggs!
Bed bug eggs are typically the hardest stage of bed bugs to kill.
Our lethal temperatures will find the eggs and stop them from hatching.
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Preparation Guide: Traditional Bed Bug Treatment
How do I prepare for a traditional bed bug treatment?
Every bed bug treatment is going to require some preparation efforts. Traditional bed bug treatments require the most efforts for preparation. We provide a clear and easy to follow bed bug preparation guide during our FREE bed bug inspections. A copy of our bed bug preparation guide is also emailed to clients immediately after they sign their service agreement. We are happy to answer any questions you might have related to preparing for a bed bug heat treatment!
Basic Heat Treatment Prep:
PEOPLE, PLANTS AND PETS
All people, plants, and pets must be out of the home and secured outside. All animals must be kept away from our Service Professionals and the treatment area. Please drain and remove fish from their tanks.
CLOTHING, LINENS, BLANKETS, TOWELS, ETC.
Please wash and dry your clothes, linens, blankets, towels, and other washable items. Items stored within 8 feet of where you sleep should be carefully considered. Bed bugs will typically stay close to where humans sleep.
BEDS AND BEDDING:
Bed bug certified mattress encasements are really important and we strongly recommend that bed bug certified mattress encasements be installed on all beds. Mattress and box springs.
Cardboard boxes, old magazines, stacks of papers and old mail can all provide places for bed bugs to hide. When you discard items seal the bag tightly and dispose of outside.
List of items that should not be heated.
Bed Bug Service requires a certain amount of preparation prior to the technician’s arrival to make sure your home or apartment is properly serviced. It may take several weeks to gain total control of a bed bug infestation using traditional methods, your patience and help are greatly appreciated. If you are seeking immediate relief from bed bugs we recommend our bed bug heat treatment.
Please follow the steps below for the best results.
All sheets, bedding materials and pillows except the bottom sheet should be removed from the beds and sealed in plastic trash bags in preparation of cleaning. This helps prevent spreading bed bugs to other rooms. Sheets, pillows and clothes stored under the bed should be washed in soap and hot water. Bed spreads, covers and other items that cannot be washed should be dried in the dryer at a high temperature for 30 minutes.
Clothes need to be removed from closets and drawers, placed in bags and washed and/or dried at a high temperature in a clothes dryer for 30 minutes. Drapes should be bagged before moving from an infested room. Remove them from the bag and dry them at a high temperature for 30 minutes.
Please empty the night stand and under the bed. Please place items in a sealed plastic bin items should be kept in plastic bins unless they are in active use.
Upholstered furniture in other rooms will need to be thoroughly inspected and treated. Any blankets, throw pillows, etc. should be bagged and dried at a high temperature for at least 30 minutes.
Vacuum carpeting and floor thoroughly, especially along the baseboards with a crack and crevice attachment. Dispose of the vacuum bag immediately in a sealed plastic bag in an outside trash bin.
Remove electric outlet plates in all rooms to allow for treatment of wall voids.
People and Pets
All members of the household need to be out of the household during the treatment this includes cats, dogs, birds and reptiles. A good rule of thumb is to arrange for everyone to be out of the treatment area for at least 2 hours after treatment.
If you have fish, please consult with your local pet store or veterinarian regarding the proper preparation procedures for pest control treatments.
Please DO NOT use over-the-counter bed bug spray.
Please DO NOT purchase any new furniture until all treatments have concluded.
Getting total control of bed bugs using traditional methods is a multiple treatment process. We appreciate your patience and for choosing to partner with HeatRx.
Hire the Bed Bug Experts!
HeatRx will get you bed bug free fast!
Bed bugs are not a “do-it-yourself” project. Heat treatments by a highly trained team of bed bug specialists the fastest way to eliminate the bed bugs. HeatRx is committed to customer service.
Traditional Bed Bug Treatments require the active participation of the client to get best results.
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Do you have questions about traditional bed bug treatments? Let’s talk.
Our team can get you bed bug free quickly. You don’t have to live with the bed bugs any more.
Invite us into your home for a FREE bed bug inspection. Take the first step in getting rid of the bed bugs once and for all.