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Bed bugs are the hardest kind of bug to get rid of, and they spread across the U.S. at epidemic rates. Even hotels and hospitals suffer from bed bugs. These days, hotels are rated on whether there have been bed bugs reported in the rooms. So, how effective is bed bugs heat treatment? How can you prevent bed bugs? And where do you go when you experience bed bugs in your own home or business? The answer is simple: Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control.

Signs You Need Bed Bug Treatment

The most immediate signs of bed bugs are usually itchy bites you wake to that weren’t present the night before. However, because bed bugs don’t feed every night, it may be hard to recognize these bites as the cause of bed bugs. You won’t notice bed bugs as they bite you, either, because they release anesthetic as they prey on their host’s blood.

Bed bugs feed on the blood of humans, and beds put them in the perfect proximity to prey on their hosts. Because they are small and flat, they can travel on things like luggage and clothing undetected. While bed bugs are hard to spot, they are still visible to the human eye. They can be as small as apple seeds and are usually easier to see after feeding when their bodies swell to a reddish-brown color.

Shells or molted skin of bed bugs and fecal or blood spots on your sheets or pajamas are other signs of bed bugs you can look for. Common bed bug infestation spots include mattress seams, headboards, and loose wallpaper or paneling. Though any spot with cracks or crevices may be a hot spot for bed bug infestation.

When to Bring in Pest Professionals

The eggs of bed bugs can go for months without hatching, and bed bugs themselves can lie dormant for months, as well. This is plenty of time for any poisons you use at home to lose their effectiveness, which is why a professional pest exterminator is usually recommended to treat bed bugs. A professional exterminator like Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control will complete treatment safely and effectively, ensuring the products used in your personal spaces, like your mattress and bedroom, aren’t negatively impacted during extermination.

If you suspect you have been bitten by bed bugs, you can treat bed bug bites by cleaning them with soap and water. For particularly itchy symptoms, you can purchase an anti-itch cream or an over-the-counter hydrocortisone. You should seek medical attention for severe symptoms and possible infection. Preventing bed bugs bites in the future, however, will be prevented by a pest professional who uses effective treatment to exterminate bed bugs.

Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control owner getting ready for Bed Bugs Heat Treatment in Portland, ME

Effective Bed Bug Heat Treatment Extermination in Maine

If you attempt to exterminate bed bugs yourself, you risk chemically harming your personal living space or damaging your furniture. While you can go through some basic motions like vacuuming, steaming, cleaning and washing your sheets, or even throwing away some of your personal effects to rid the bed bugs, it will not be enough to eliminate these pesky pests. A pest management service, like Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control, will have long lasting solutions to bed bugs for both residential and commercial customers, including effective heat treatment extermination.

There is a reason bed bugs heat treatment is preferred among the pest professionals. Heat treatment exterminates bed bugs without fumes, residue or chemicals, killing bed bugs within hours. Chances of bed bug reinfestation are less likely with such thorough treatment. Not only that, but bed bugs have developed resistance to pesticides. Usually, heat of over 118 degrees Fahrenheit is lethal to bed bugs.

The last thing you want to do is create an unsafe environment for yourself to sleep in or have to throw away your personal items. After an effective bed bug heat treatment by the experts at Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control, you can work to prevent bed bugs by regularly cleaning your clothing and bedding at high temperatures, vacuuming, and maintaining furniture with any sneaking cracks or crevices.

We have studied every kind of bed bug treatment available and have developed one of the most effective methods of dealing with these tenacious little blood suckers. Our bed bugs heat treatment will kill the bugs, kill their eggs, and eliminate the problem for good, leaving no residue in your home or business. There are no fumes, either. This chemical free treatment is the most effective one we have ever found for ridding your home or business of bed bugs. Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control can help you save your home or business. You can trust us to rid your rooms of this tenacious pest.

Please See Our Heat Preparation Sheet that you can Download or Print .** – Click Here!

**Please Note: The Heat Prep Sheet must be Completed and Signed Prior to Bed Bugs Heat Treatment.

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Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control
(207) 650-8654