Markham Bed Bug Heat Treatment
Markham with a population of roughly 400,000 is not new to the bed bug epidemic. Although the spread of bed bugs went down with covid restrictions, it’s rising back up in early 2022. Find out more below about our bed bug heat treatment in Markham.
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Why Use Heat?
Heat treatments are a popular, environmentally friendly alternative to using chemicals to eliminate bed bug infestations. There is abundant scientific evidence that bed bugs are becoming increasingly resistant to chemicals but are physically not capable of surviving elevated ambient (above 122°F) temperatures. Heat treatments are the only way to ensure all stages of bed bug life (eggs, nymphs and adults) have been killed in a single treatment.
Heat Treatments Kill Bed Bugs
Bed bug infestations are considered to be one of the hardest pest infestations to get rid of. The are extremely thing and can hide the pages of book. They typically come out night to feed on us humans while we are sleeping. They are attracted to the Co2 we breathe and that’s how they get to our beds. It’s important to know which treatment options are available when trying to get rid of bed bugs.
Heat treatments are quick and the most effective way to eliminate these pests with an abundant amount of research to prove this. Bed bugs actually get active and come out of their hiding spots when the heat starts to rise. The bed bugs are drawn out making them way easier to kill.
On the other side studies have shown bed bugs are resistant to chemicals commonly used to exterminate them. Similarly, exterminators often miss clusters of infestations when using chemicals and other pest control methods. Chemicals draw the bed bugs into their hiding spots and heat draws them out. The heat is risen to lethal levels leaving the bed bugs no way to escape. Using heat to kill bed bugs is the most effective method because of bed bug biology, heat breaks down their DNA proteins, killing them in the process. Bed bugs are not resistant to our heat treatment in Markham.
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Before undergoing a bed bug heat treatment, anything that cannot withstand high temperatures should be removed. It’s important to remove heat sensitive items such as plants, makeup or wax-based items from the affected area. We will make sure that the items you’re removing aren’t infested with bed bugs, so you don’t spread your infestation to other areas.
If you have pets, you must take them out with you while your home is undergoing the treatment. We will send you an easy to follow preparation sheet on what can and cannot be heated. It’s best if the space we are heat treating is as tidy and clean as possible. The more clutter means more potential cold spots making it hard on the exterminator.
We Have Discreet Heat Treatment In Markham
There is an unfortunate stigma behind bed bugs and that’s why we understand the importance of being discreet.