- How to get rid of bed bugs?
Do not underestimate bed bugs. Bed bug infestations take a lot of knowledge, experience, time and effort to eliminate. We strongly recommend calling a pest control professional immediately to address an infestation before it spreads further.
There are no shortcut to getting rid of bed bugs. If caught early enough, it can be a fairly easy matter to fix. However, the normal experience is that once a person notices that she/he has bed bugs, the problem can be advanced such that significant inspection and control work is necessary to rid the property of bed bugs. The control and treatment work needs to be very thorough to assure that no bed bugs can escape the control program and the property can be rendered “bed bug free”.
It is possible to eliminate a bed bug infestation yourself, but it requires a lot of work, knowledge and experience and takes and extended period of time. Most folks are better off leaving bed bug control to competent pest professionals.
Hiring a good pest management company
There are thousands of pest management companies in the United States but only a few specialize in bed bug control. The bed bug problem is growing in the United States, as a result, the pest management industry is becoming increasingly effective at handling bed bug problems. Currently, there are pest management professional companies doing “state of the art” efficacious bed bug work at fees as high as about $500 per room. At the end of the day, if you have a bed bug problem, you want to hire a professional company that does professional work and stands behind their work. A good bed bug company will have a sound bed bug management program that includes:
- Their treatment program will use one or more of the following:
- Detailed inspection ( video 1:33 )
- Vacuum Entire Room and Furnishings
- Set Traps
- Heat Treatment Program ( video 1:29 )
- Pesticides and Chemicals ( video 1:48 )
- They will stand behind their work.
- They will send at least two technicians to do the work.
- They will provide you with information on how to prepare for the bed bug management work.
- Install bed bug certified mattress and box spring encasements.
- They will provide you with sound bed bug information.
- They will answer your questions.
What to do after a bed bug treatment
Be careful to utilize all the preventative techniques and follow the directions provided to you by your pest management professional. Maintain a heighten level of vigilance during the time of your treatment process to enhance the results of the bed bug control program.
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