Tampa Heat treatment for BEDBUGS

Heat is the oldest, cleanest and most efficient way to kill bed bugs.

The most effective way to kill bed bugs is by heating them quickly, a method called ‘Heat Shock‘. Since the early 1900s, bed bugs have been controlled by heating infested rooms or whole buildings to temperatures of at least 113 deg. Fahrenheit. Today, we know the critical temperature to kill all stages of bed bugs is 122 deg. Fahrenheit.

Even though heat is the most efficient, cleanest and quickest way to get rid of bed bugs, many other methods remain in the industry. Let’s compare these methods and you will see why heat is the best!

 

McDonald Pest Control Heat

  • How to treat BedBugs ?
  • One Bed Bug heat treatment is all you need
  • Homes can be treated in a single day
  • No need to remove your personal belongings
  • No need to wash your clothing, linens and bedding
  • You can return to your home immediately
  • No dangerous chemicals or residue
  • Furniture is completely treated because heat penetrates thoroughly
  • Heat penetrates bed and box springs killing all stages of bed bugs
  • Heat penetrates walls and other hard to reach areas of your home
  • Heat penetrates boxes and storage cartons
  • Heat permeates through books, magazines, pictures, paperwork and other personal items where bed bugs hide
  • Heat also kills many other insects in your home
  • By far, the least expensive and most effective method of treatment

  • At least three treatments are necessary. Only adult bed bugs are killed. The nymphs continue to feed on you and your family
  • All personal belongings, plants, food and aquariums must be removed to avoid chemical contamination – 3 ,4,5,6 X  times or more.
  • You must wash your clothing, linens and bedding –  3 times at least,
  • Treatment takes up to six weeks to be effective
  • Chemical residues are toxic to you, your children and your pets
  • Furniture and personal belongings can be damaged or destroyed by chemicals
  • Chemicals do not penetrate mattresses, walls, boxes, storage containers, leaving many hiding spaces untreated
  • To effectively treat infested walls, holes must be drilled between each stud
  • You must remove all clutter and treat everything within storage boxes with chemicals

  • Entire house is covered in tarps (tented)
  • Awnings and shrubs that obstruct the tent must be removed
  • Gas lines must be shut off and bled
  • You must remain out of your home for one to two nights
  • Process may take 3-5 days to kill all insects
  • All food items and medicines must be double bagged or removed from premises
  • All drawers and cabinets must be opened
  • All shrubs, plants and ground cover within 18”- 24″ of exterior of home must be removed or will probably dieback.

  • Must have direct contact to be effective
  • The pressure of the steam can cause the infestation to be dispersed
  • Steam could cause mold, leading to dangerous health problems and property damage
  • Small hand-held steamer wand can easily miss infested areas
  • Personal belongings are easily damaged or destroyed by steam
  • You must wash and dry all clothing, linens and bedding
  • Steam does not fully penetrate thicker mattresses and box springs
  • Steam does not penetrate walls or heavy furniture
  • Steam permanently damages books, magazines, photos and paperwork

  • Must have direct contact to be effective
  • The pressure of the system can cause the infestation to be dispersed
  • Small hand-held carbon dioxide wand can easily miss infested areas
  • The CO2 method creates a dew point which can lead to mold
  • Personal belongings are easily damaged or destroyed by freezing
  • You must wash and dry all clothing, linens and bedding
  • Freezing does not fully penetrate thicker mattresses and box springs
  • Freezing does not penetrate walls or heavy furniture
  • Freezing permanently damages books, magazines, photos and paperwork

After reading through this list, you must wonder why so many ineffective and hazardous treatment options still exist. The McDonald Pest Control Heat  is a portable safe,          all Organic, green Treatment, Don’t risk your family or your business to toxic and ineffective bed bug remediation.

 
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