As the snow melts and the weather begins to warm up, more and more people start to spend time outside. Unfortunately, this also means that bugs and insects also start to move around as they come out from their winter hiding spots. Often times this leads to bugs and insects searching for food or water, which they can find inside your home! Fear not! There is a way to keep bugs off of your house, and we will tell you exactly how to do just that.
How to Keep Bugs off Of your House
The simplest and most effective way to keep bugs off of your house is to treat the exterior of your home. This is a process that requires the application of chemicals on and around your home. But don’t worry, these chemicals are safe for pets and humans alike! If you watch the video below, you will see just how quick and easy an exterior spray treatment is.
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Let’s be perfectly honest here. There are very few insects that scare people more than bed bugs. The idea of little critters climbing all over us in the dark of night makes even grown men cringe. But possibly one of the most challenging things regarding bed bugs is how do you find them? Well, today we are going to show you the best way to find bed bugs.
Bed Bugs Are Small, But Cause Big Problems
Bed Bugs are small parasitic insects that feed solely on the blood of people and animals. They are roughly 1mm to 7mm in length and are reddish-brown in color. They are predominately active only at night. Bed bugs greatly dislike light, so they are often hiding inside mattresses and inside walls and furniture.
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Is there anyway to get rid of bed bugs yourself? The answer is a simple and resounding YES!
The only way to completely kill all bed bugs in every stage of their life cycle is through heat treatment. Which effectively heats the ambient air temperature to 122 degrees or higher. Bed bugs are unable to survive in such high temperatures. The bed bug heaters work best to eliminate an infestation because heat can penetrate into cracks and crevices in the home, around curtains, into closets, carpets, mattresses, outlets, etc. There’s no place for these tiny pests to hide. If you believe you have a bed bug issue and you want to get rid of the bed bugs yourself, you can now rent bed bug heaters from Erdye’s Pest Control.
If you want to learn more about how easy our heat treatment equipment is to use, simply watch the video below.
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Every winter and spring there are thousands of people that flock to warmer climates in search of some reprieve from the bitter cold temperatures. They spend countless hours searching for the best hotel or vacation rental so they can soak up the sun on their vacation. People are so excited when they arrive, they throw their luggage on the bed and quickly head out to explore and play. What they fail to realize is that even though their accommodations look really clean and nice, there still might be a bed bug infestation hiding. Today, we are going to give you seven steps to make sure your hotel or vacation rental doesn’t have bed bugs.
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The first reaction to finding bed bugs is, “How do I get rid of these disgusting bugs?” Okay, maybe the first reaction is, “Oh NOOooo” or something a little stronger. But usually the next thought is, how do I get rid of bed bugs? Most times our first thought is to buy a spray can of some sort of chemical spray to eliminate these little beasts. We check the internet for DIY solutions then run to the store to buy whichever chemical has the best marketing package.
However, bed bugs are resilient little beasts. They can go for months without eating. That means when chemicals are introduced into the infested area, these bed bugs will escape and lay low until the effectiveness of the chemical wears off. The cycle then starts itself all over again. This might lead you to asking if there is ever a time to use chemicals when getting rid of bed bugs?
Josh Erdman, owner of Erdye’s Pest Control will explain more in this short video.
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