Bed Bugs Control in Southwestern Ohio
Serving Dayton & Cincinnati, Ohio
When these troublesome pests are treated with chemical products, you have to throw away your furniture, mattresses, curtains- everything. With heat treatment, we heat your home to approximately the temperature of your car's dashboard on a hot summer afternoon (120-150 degrees F). Treatment time varies on the size of your space and the degree of infestation, but it takes no longer than one day. The potential for damage to furnishings and fixtures in your home is practically non-existent. It also eliminates all stages of the life cycle, so when it's done, it's done!
As you may already know, bed bugs are a most tenacious and difficult to eradicate pest that can hide anywhere. The name is actually a misnomer. They can tuck themselves into clothes, closets, shoes, luggage, dressers, televisions, and the like. Therefore, your cooperation is necessary in our eradication your home. We are here to make sure that the pest is completely eliminated from your home.
We are happy to answer any and all questions and concerns you may have regarding our process, and assure you that your infestation will be eliminated in a safe, proper, and professional manner. For Southwestern Ohio bed bugs control, just call and Bed Bug Burners will give you a customized estimate for your home or business.
How hot will my home get?
Think of our treatment this way: Your home will be approximately the temperature of your car's dashboard on a hot summer afternoon (approx. 120-150 degrees F). Heat treatment is accomplished in one day. Treatment time varies on size of structure and degree of infestation.
Most of us leave a variety of articles on our dashboards: CDs, glasses, phones, etc. The dashboard itself contains many electrical components (radios, GPS, TVs, speakers and wiring). Despite repeated exposure to the high heat of the car’s interior, these things remain undamaged.
Thus, the potential for damage to furnishings and fixtures in your home is practically non-existent.
Do I need to get rid of my mattress or other furnishings?
Absolutely not! Bed Bug Burners' heat treatment penetrates all fabrics and furnishings, killing all bed bugs within, and eliminating the need for costly replacements.
On the day of treatment
As you may already know, bed bugs are a most tenacious and difficult to eradicate pest that can hide anywhere. The name bed bugs is actually a misnomer. They can tuck themselves into clothes, closets, shoes, luggage, dressers, televisions, and the like. Therefore, your cooperation is necessary in our eradication of this bug from your home.
Prepare a set of clean, laundered clothing for each member of the family in a sealed, plastic bag. Leave all other clothing and personal items not on the Pre-Treatment Checklist INSIDE your home for treatment.
Prior to your return home, put on your newly laundered clothing, being careful not to mix it with your soiled clothes. Seal your soiled clothing in the plastic bag and launder as soon as possible, and dry for a minimum of 20 minutes at high heat.
Now that these nasty critters are no longer biting you and your family, we have some suggestions for you to help keep it that way.
Humans are the host for bed bugs, and provide these unwanted pests with transportation into our homes. Beware! It can happen again at any time if proper caution is not taken. There are NO chemical or residual treatments that can prevent re-infestation. What can you do?
Bed bugs hitchhike in luggage and clothing. Remember that regardless of choice of lodging, bed bugs may already be there. Upon returning home, keep your luggage isolated from other belongings, inspect your luggage thoroughly, and put in the dryer on high heat for at least 20 minutes.
Used Furniture & Thrift Stores
Many folks have great reason to look for a good bargain. While this can be prudent, be cautious! Bed bugs can hitchhike in that dresser, comforter, mattress, cute little dress, or even the old golf bag picked up at the local thrift store or garage sale. Inspect them before bringing them into your home. Place them in the dryer if possible.
Bed bugs hitchhike on people and their clothing. Be cautious regarding guests visiting from known infestation sources, whether it be children's playmates, daycare centers, nursing homes, or otherwise. It may be family members.
Of course, be tactful and kind in the way you approach the subject, and help them to understand the disruption that you may have already experienced due to this pest. By doing so, they will likely be more willing to help you take such precautions. You may even be doing them a favor by helping them avoid a bed bug problem!
Bed Bug Burners will give you a customized estimate for your home or business depending on size and special requirements. Pricing begins at $1 per square foot.
Please don't hesitate to contact us with any more questions or concerns regarding our process!
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