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Common Bed Bug Treatment Methods

Method Pros Cons

Traditional
(Chemical)

  • Lowest Cost Treatment
  • Chemical left behind has some effect for a few weeks
  • Discreet Service
  • Some bed bugs have high resistance
  • Too much clutter will hamper effectiveness
  • Some belongings may need to be discarded
  • Some companies may require a lot of preparation

Heat Treatment
(Whole House)

  • Chemical Free
  • Kills all Bed bug life stages
  • Furniture does not have to be discarded
  • Most expensive treatment
  • Treatment can fail if not done correctly
  • Once it’s done, it’s done. No residual
  • A lot of preparation involved
  • It is not discreet.  A lot of equipment is visible on street
  • In cold environment exterior walls may be difficult to heat up to proper temperature
  • Re-infestation from adjoining units is possible
  • Re-infestation from bed bugs from walls that did not reach lethal temperatures.

Heat Treatment (Furniture only)

  • Chemical Free
  • Kills all Bed bug life stages
  • Furniture does not have to be discarded
  • It is done in home with compact system
  • Discreet Service
  • Additional expense  
  • Treatment can fail if not done correctly

Steam

  • Chemical Free
  • Kills all Bed bug life stages
  • Discreet Service
  • Too much clutter will hamper effectiveness
  • Once it’s done, it’s done. No residual
  • Some belongings may need to be discarded

Cryonite Freeze
(liquid Carbon Dioxide)

  • Chemical Free
  • Kills all Bed bug life stage by direct contact
  • Discreet Service
  • Ideal in cases of allergy/asthma/chemical hypersensitivity
  • Does not penetrate material
  • Once it’s done, it’s done. No residual
  • Some belongings may need to be discarded
Our Standard Bed Bug Treatment Includes the Following Methods:
Method Pros Cons
  • Vacuum
  • Steam
  • Chemical
  • Dusting
  • Bed Bug Traps
  • Encasements
  • Supplemental Treatments We Offer:
  • Cryonite Freeze
  • Portable Heat Chamber for Furniture

  • Cost Effective Treatment
  • Ongoing (residual) Effectiveness
  • Discreet Service
  • Little preparation required
  • 90 day guarantee that starts after  confirmation of elimination of all bed bugs
  • Some belongings with heavy infestations may need to be discarded unless treated with the portable heat chamber

 

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