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Killing Bed Bugs With Heat

Since the discovery of bed bugs amazing ability to evolve and adapt to pest control efforts, exterminators have been looking for a better way to kill these blood sucking insects.  Many methods have been tried and eventually failed in the search for the best way to kill bed bugs.  However there is light at the end of the tunnel. Nashville Bed Bugs uses professional grade, non-toxic heat treatments to kill bed bugs the first time.  We know that waiting for the problem to be solved after multiple ineffective treatment is unacceptable for families and business owners that have a bed bugs problem.  Heat treatments are ultra-effective at killing bed bugs with only 1 treatment.  Nashville Bed Bugs is proud to offer heat treatments to all of our bed bug customers.

 

Why is heat better than traditional bed bug treatments?

Heat treatments are the non-chemical and non-toxic alternative to dangerous extermination chemicals.  After a heat treatment the treated areas are safe for you, your family and your pets to re-enter.  There is no need for concern about allergic reactions or damaged health from toxic fumes.  Heat treatments are only applied to the affected areas and is able to penetrate walls, furniture, mattresses and other hard to reach areas.  As soon as the room cools it is safe to re-enter!

Another benefit of heat treatments is its ability to kill bed bugs at any stage of their life cycle.  Bed bugs in their nymph or inside their eggs are very difficult to kill using traditional methods due to their small size and protective measures.  Not all pesticides kill the bed bug eggs, leaving behind a brand new infestation just waiting to hatch.  With heat treatments all the bugs, even the small and unhatched bed bugs are killed.

 

How do Heat treatments work?

A heat treatment starts by raising the temperature in the room to 140-160 degrees and holding it there for several hours.  Most bed bugs are killed within 15 minutes in temperatures over 113 degrees. The bed bugs eggs require at least an hour to kill at these temperatures, and any bugs hidden inside furniture, walls, or flooring may take a bit longer to kill due to their protective surroundings. By holding this high temperature for several hours Nashville Bed Bugs ensures that the all the bed bugs and their eggs have been eradicated.

 

Heat treatments are the future of bed bugs elimination due to their speed, accuracy and easy application.  Nashville Bed Bugs is proud to offer the highest quality heat treatments to our clients using CONVECTEX bed bug heaters.  If you have a bed bug problem at your home or business please call us today at 615.257.0255.  We can help you rid your home or business of bed bugs FAST!

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