Tag: Bed bug heat treatments

DIY Bed Bug Treatments Gone Wrong in the News

DIY Bed Bug Treatments

 In the news... “Three people were hospitalized and several others lost their homes after a woman accidentally started a fire inside a multifamily building while trying to kill bed bugs with alcohol…” "Homeowners in South Jersey attempted to “heat” bedbugs out of a piece of furniture using a space heater, a hair dryer and a heat…

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“I Found a Bed Bug in my Home!”

"I Found a Bed Bug in my Home!" The first thing that people usually do is panic once they find out that there may be a bed bug infestation in their home. Does one bed bug sighting mean there is an active infestation?  There are many variables to this question before it can be answered…

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Why Heat Treatments Fail.

Why Heat Treatments Fail. The heat treatment process varies from one pest control company to another. They  are not the same, although more inexperienced companies may disagree. The truth of the matter is there are many different methodologies used.  Some are more successful than others.  At FL Bed Bug Experts, we use a scientific approach…

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More Than Bed Bugs: Heat Kills Pathogens

More Than Bed Bugs: Heat Kills Pathogens by Tommy Underhill, GreenTech Heat February 26, 2020 News sources around the world have acutely focused on the spread of Covid-19— the coronavirus. Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and former commissioner of the New York City Health Department, told CNN that…

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Electronics & Heat Treatments

Preparing your home for a heat treatment is very important, especially when it comes to electronics. All electronics such as TV's, computers/laptops etc. need to be unplugged with the exception of the appliances such as stove, refrigerator, microwave and washer/dryer to prevent any damage from occurring. Appliances are designed to withstand higher temperatures.…

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