Frequently asked questions
What are bed bugs?
Bedbugs measure about 5-6 mm long before feeding, then about 7 mm after gorging themselves with blood. They are oval, flattened from the back to the belly, with well-developed legs and lack of wings. In addition, their color are from red to brown.
What are the common signs of a bed bug infestation?
An infestation of bed bugs can be spotted by the presence of small blood stains on the sheets, a characteristic odor and of course, live bugs.
What if you think you have bed bugs?
If you think you have a bed bug infestation, then you will need to know how to treat them to get rid of them completely. Call us immediately at (438) 728-1947
What is the best treatment for bed bugs?
Xthermix heat treatment uses no chemicals while killing bed bugs at all stages of development in one treatment.
Do I have to make a reservation to rent the team?
Absolutely. Call us to make a reservation of the equipment plus a $ 100 deposit is required. The deposit is acts as a rental fee and is applied from the time of pick-up. Non-appearance of the client results to the forfeiture of their $100 deposit.
Can bed bugs cause nuisance?
The problem with bed bugs is that customers can get stung. Bedbugs move easily and, if not removed professionally, can quickly reach epidemic levels. Specialized solutions are only offered by professional pest control companies to get rid of bed bugs.
What are bed bugs feeding on?
Bed bugs feed on human blood.
Is steam effective for treating bed bug infestations?
Yes, it is highly effective. Insects in general, and bed bugs, in particular, are very sensitive to heat. All stages of bedbug development (eggs, nymphs, and adults) die whenever exposed to contact temperatures between 48 ° C and 50 ° C.
How effective is heat in treating bed bugs?
Heat is the only 100% effective treatment for bed bugs. Bed bugs die at 111 degrees and their eggs at 117 degrees. 7 of 12 12 of 12-of-bugs of immunists is an immunized and immunized as a chemical products.
How does heat treatment work?
The heat treatment process involves delivering a controlled and evenly distributed heat into a closed structure for several hours with large volumes of airflow while monitoring temperatures. During a heat treatment process, the internal temperatures are slowly raised in space to a target temperature of 49 ° C / 120 ° F to 60 ° C / 138 ° F, and then held for several hours.
Is the treatment effective in a single application?
Yes. Heat treatment kills by denaturing the proteins and enzymes essential for the survival of the insect and, unlike pesticides, insects can not oppose it.
How do I know I have bedbugs at home?
Generally, you will have itching and small red marks on the skin. These marks are often numerous, in small groups or aligned.
What are the apparent signs that can lead me to believe that I may have bed bugs?
There are small blood stains as big as a pinhead on the sheets. Under the sheets, on the seam mattresses, there will be small black spots (excrements of bugs).
Do bed bugs prefer dirty places?
Absolutely not, they prefer places where there are humans, because it’s their only source of food.
Is it possible that I get bitten and my partner has no symptoms?
Some people may or may not respond to bed bug bites. In addition, women are often preferred by bed bugs.
How long can they live without feeding?
In our experience, we have seen bed bugs still alive 18 months after their catch.
Should we throw our mattress?
You do not have to, but if you want to do it, make sure to treat it (either by a chemical or thermal treatment) before throwing it to reduce the risk of contamination of the building by the passage of your furniture in the corridors.