• June 2, 2022

How Effective Is Heat Treatment For Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are typically found in mattresses clothes, bedding and furniture. In essence, since the bed bug is a parasite they are attracted to their source of food which is you. Spraying your couch, bed and clothing with pesticides won't be a good idea. It's also not highly efficient. It is, however, generally a great initial step to get rid of bed beds, without pesticides.

The lethal temperature for bed bugs varies from 117 and 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Treatments for bed bugs that involve heat require raising the temperature to the point where it is lethal and then sustaining it until bed bugs are removed. At 122 °, the bed bugs are eradicated immediately. You can also get a free inspection of bed bugs for your home.

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The use of heat treatments can be done in a variety of methods. Placing the infested clothes in the dryer with extreme heat is one way. Hot boxes can be utilized to permeate personal belongings at temperatures that are higher than lethal and improve the efficacy of the treatment. Steaming can also be utilized to treat bed bugs however it is not capable of permeating very deeply.

The treatment of your entire house or office raises the temperature of bed bugs and can eliminate infestations without the need for pesticides. High-powered 500,000 BTU heaters boost the temperature in your room and leave bed bugs no place to be able to hide. The strategically placed fans eliminate bed bugs that are on the move. 

 

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