How to Treat & Kill Bed Bugs Fast
Bed bugs are a particularly tricky pest to eliminate. If you’re going to get rid of these bugs for good, you should be sure to follow these steps.
Recognize an infestation
- First, you need to make sure that it is in fact bed bugs that have infested your home. To identify bed bugs, make sure the bug you have found has these characteristics.
- Bed bugs are small, usually less than a centimeter.
- They are flat and have six legs.
- There are many stages of life for bed bugs so be sure to compare the look of the bug you found with pictures of bed bug eggs and so forth.
- They do not have wings and are light brown in color.
Be sure to check common areas for infestation like mattresses, bedding, cracks in the floor and wall, seams of other furniture, outlets, and fixtures.
Do Not Try To Eliminate Them Yourself
Bed bugs become resistant to chemicals if they are not treated properly by professionals. Do not use foggers or other home remedies as they can actually make the problem worse and only get rid of some of the infestation, allowing the bugs to go unnoticed and reproduce at rapid rates.
An untrained individual using pesticides can cause illness for pets and family members. “Bed Bug Pesticides” do not have to back up their claims of effectiveness, in fact their label states “should not be used as sole defense against bed bugs”. Store bought pesticides may seem like a more cost efficient method however they actually cause bed bugs to disperse, making the problem more complicated for a professional to eliminate.
Leave it to the professionals at Arizona Heat Pest and get it done in one safe, low cost, guaranteed effective treatment. Your inspection is free and we will make sure you are taken care of.
Typical Cost for Getting Rid of Bed Bugs
It may cost more to treat a 1 bedroom apartment than a 2000 sq ft house depending on the level of infestation, layout, amount of furnishings, and so on. Total costs for bed bug elimination can range vastly depending on the size of home, infestation and chosen method for extermination.
We offer a free bed bug consultation with a highly skilled technician who will provide you with expert advice and exact pricing for your bed bug situation.
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