Frequently Asked Questions
The length of a heat treatment depends on the size of the affected area and the type of pests being targeted. On average, heat treatments take between 4-6 hours to complete.
Heat treatment is an effective alternative to chemical treatments. While insects can develop a resistance to chemicals, they do not with heat. Heat may be the customer’s preference; however, in many circumstances, the best treatment may be a combination of heat and product application.
Heat treatment kills bed bugs by raising the temperature to a lethal level. The heat penetrates deep into the affected area, killing bed bugs in all stages of development, including eggs, nymphs, and adults.
Yes, heat treatment can be used to control a variety of pests, including mites, cockroaches, and other insects. The effectiveness of heat treatment depends on the type of pests being targeted and the severity of the infestation.
Yes, preparation is required for a heat treatment. We have created a Printable Prep Sheet. The affected area should also be emptied of all people and pets during the treatment.
Product treatment is a pest control method that kills pests in an enclosed space, such as a building, container, or vehicle. The product agent is applied on to the affected area and left for a specific amount of time to eliminate the pests.
The length of a product treatment depends on the size of the affected area and the type of pests being targeted. Product treatments typically take between 4-5 hours before the product dries and the area can be re-entered.
Yes, preparation is required for a treatment. Check the Printable Prep Sheet page for your specific instructions.
HOW Mobile Unit
H.O.W. stands for Heat On Wheels.
Maine Bed Bugs and Pest Control has the only mobile heat unit in New England.
A mobile heat trailer is a self-contained unit that provides heat treatment services on-site. These trailers are equipped with heating systems that are used to kill pests, such as bed bugs, that have infested someone’s personal belongings such as furniture, clothing, and electronics.
Performing heat treatments in a self-contained mobile trailer provides a fast, effective, and convenient solution for controlling pests. It ensures that unwanted insects are not traveling with you to your destination.
A professionally heated mobile unit can eradicate a variety of pests, including bed bugs, mites, cockroaches, and other insects.
Mobile heat treatments have a very high success rate. It is an efficient and effective way to ensure that bed bugs and other pests do not come along for the ride when you relocate.