When traveling during any time of year, you run the risk of bringing bed bugs back into your home. These pests find their way into your luggage or onto your clothes during your stay in an infested hotel room or guest home. The worst part is that bed bugs are not limited only to inhabiting overcrowded or dirty areas: There has been a recent surge in infestations reported, even at upscale hotels. This is why it is so easy to unintentionally bring bed bugs into your home.
If you are a frequent traveler, there are a couple of things you can do to reduce the likelihood of infestation. First, by diligently inspecting your luggage before bringing it inside for signs of bed bugs, you reduce your chances of infestation. Another thing you can do is launder your clothes immediately in the hottest water possible upon returning home. This kills any bed bugs which may have been on the clothing.
However, travel isn’t the only way to bring bed bugs into your home. Another way is through the purchasing or receipt of second-hand bedding or furniture. Take care to inspect all such items before bringing them into your home. There are various methods you can use to remove bed bugs from such items prior to it entering your home, but you have to find them first. A professional canine bed bug inspection may be the best choice here. Or, you can play it safe and have a professional treat the items for bed bugs before they ever enter your house.
Another good way to treat items for bed bugs is with a good old-fashioned vacuum cleaner. If you have a vacuum cleaner with good, strong suction, vacuum the furniture or bedding thoroughly, giving particular attention to mattress seams and box spring seams, and between cushions and seams in the furniture. Be sure to dispose of the vacuum bag immediately, and to dispose of it away from your home. It is not a guaranteed solution, but it may improve your chances. The only guaranteed solution is a professional inspection and heat treatment.
Environmental Heat Solutions has trained and certified technicians that can offer a comprehensive plan tailored to fit your needs. By using heat, rather than pesticides, to treat your home for bed bugs, Environmental Heat Solutions renders your home inhospitable to bed bugs for a sufficient amount of time to kill any and all of the pests that linger within your home. By using temperature, rather than chemicals, there is nowhere for the bed bugs to hide, allowing total infestation extermination. Furthermore, the use of heat is more environmentally friendly than the use of pesticides, making bed bug heat treatments a “green” solution to your extermination needs.
If you’re looking for a comprehensive bed bug extermination program, look no further. With years of experience in bed bug heat treatments, Environmental Heat Solutions has removed bed bugs from commercial and residential buildings of every size. So, why wait? Call Environmental Heat Solutions today to get a cost to kick the bed bugs out!
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