Bed Bug Prep Methods and Solutions
Three-Step Methods and Solutions
Bed bug prep consists of laundry, cleaning, steaming, and using a HEPA vacuum. Bed bugs can live through a cycle in the washing machines.
According to the 2018 “Bugs without Borders Survey,” conducted by the National Pest Management Association, there are three places pest professionals encounter bed bugs most often. They are single-family homes (91%), apartments or condos (89%), and hotels or motels (68%). On average, hotels spend about $6,383 on each bed bug-related incident.
Step 1 – Preparation
Bed Bug Prep is the first and vital step in treating bed bug infestations. The
goal is to make sure that you have taken into consideration every inch of your property to make it ready for bed bug extermination. Bed bug prep consists of laundry, cleaning, steaming, and using a HEPA vacuum.
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Step 2 – Extermination
Step 3 – Prevention
A mattress encasement is used to prevent bed bugs from ever entering or escaping the mattress.