Preparing House For Bed Bug Treatment

Bedbugs are a growing problem. They are moving into apartments and homes, and infesting beds, furniture, and clothing. Before you even consider an exterminator, follow these steps to determine if you have a bedbug problem, and what you can do to prepare for an invasion. Bed bugs are an insect that live off of their host (there’s more than one type of bed bug) and use them to feed. They sleep, eat and reproduce inside their hosts and do not like bright light. When you first see a bed bug you might think it’s a tick since they tend to look similar but there are several ways you can tell the difference. When people think of preparing for bed bug treatment they often focus on a few key areas – clothes, furniture, and some personal belongings. They do this because they are thinking, “If there are just a few bugs, can I ignore everything else?” Unfortunately there is no magic bullet to treating bed bugs. Pajamas and bedding can be treated with special chemicals but even these items cannot be taken out of the home until after the final treatment has been performed. We will go into more detail about the five key areas you should prepare for in the following article.

Preparing House For Bed Bug Treatment

Preparation for bed bug treatment is a very important part of the process. You need to make sure you have done everything possible to prepare your home before the professionals arrive. This includes clearing out clutter, removing furniture, and disposing of items that could be infested with bed bugs.

The professionals will tell you what to do on the day of treatment, but it’s important to know what needs to be done in advance of their arrival so that you can get it done in time. For example, if they want you to remove your furniture from certain rooms or areas, make sure that happens before they get there so they don’t have to wait around while you move things around or drag them out into the hallways!

You should prepare your home for a bed bug treatment. It is important to make sure that you don’t make it harder for the exterminator by making it harder for them to do their job.

Make sure that you have all of your belongings up off of the floor. This will help prevent them from crawling into anything that you may have forgotten about or didn’t know was there. You also want to make sure that all of your valuables are out of sight so that they don’t get treated with pesticides and then brought back into your home without knowing it.

Get rid of any clutter or furniture that is not being used anymore or isn’t good quality anymore (if you don’t think that it can be rebuilt). If you have any infested items in the house, be sure to wrap them in plastic and put them in a garbage bag so that they aren’t able to spread around any more than they already have been through the house during the treatment process.

Remove all food items from cabinets, pantries, refrigerators, etc., as well as anything else that could attract pests such as pet food bowls and dishes full of water near doors leading outside.

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BugMD Pest Control Essential Oil Concentrate 4 oz (2-Pack) Eco-Friendly, Family & Pet Safe Biopesticide - Just Add Water! Quick Kills Flies, Ants, Fleas, Ticks, Roaches, Mosquitoes & More!
Price : $29.99 ($4.05 / Fl Oz)
Features :

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BugMD Starter Kit - Pest Oil Insect Repellent Concentrate (2 Pack, 3.7 oz) - Natural Bug Spray for Home, Roach Spray, Roach Killer Indoor Infestation, Bed Bug Killer + Reusable Spray Bottle (32 oz)
Price : $44.99
Features :

  • Kills & Repels: BugMD’s Essential Pest Concentrate safely eliminates and kills 46 household pests including roaches, fleas, bed bugs, ants, mosquitoes, spiders, moth and more. Plus, it works on insects in any life stage: eggs, larvae, and adults.
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Ultrasonic Pest Repell-er 6 Pack, Pest Repell-ent Ultrasonic Plug in for Repell-ing Mice, Mosquitoes, Insects, Pest Con-trol for Home, Kitchen, Office, Warehouse
Price : $23.99
Features :

  • Easy to Use – Just plug the electronic pe-st control ultrasonic repell-ent in power sockets; It will start to repel the pe-sts when the blue light on
  • Wide Coverage: Each insect repell-ent covers an area of up to 1600 square feet. It’s widely used in homes, warehouses, offices, gardens, hotels, etc. Only a few products are needed to protect the whole family from insects
  • Effective for most the pests: install one pest repe-ller throughout each room for full coverage, repelling rodents, bugs, cockroaches, ants, insects and more
  • Safe for human and pets: The electronic pest repell-ent is safe for pregnant woman and baby,and No need to clean up dead pests, no battery required and cost little electricity. Gives you a Safety and Eco-friendly home.
  • How it Work and What Can Repel: The ultrasonic pest repell-ers adopt the high-frequency ultrasonic technology to disturb and irritate the nervous system of pests, to make them uncomfortable and force them to leave your home.

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PETARMOR Home Carpet Powder for Fleas and Ticks, Protect Your Home From Fleas and Deodorizes Carpets, 16 Ounce
Price : $7.58
Features :

  • LONG LASTING CONTROL: PetArmor Home & Carpet Spray kills all stages of fleas and protects against reinfestation for up to 7 months. Kills fleas, dust mites and lice.
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  • PROTECT YOUR HOME: Find fleas or ticks on your pet? They are probably in your home. Fleas lay up to 50 eggs a day. PetArmor Home Carpet Power helps you in the fight against fleas and ticks.
  • PETS ARE FAMILY: PetArmor flea and tick home products help you confidently protect your furry family member from fleas and ticks at home without a visit to the vet.

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Item Dimensions
Height 3.05 Inches
Width 3.05 Inches
Length 7.13 Inches
Weight 1.09 Pounds
Safer Brand 51703 OMRI Listed Diatomaceous Earth - Ant, Roach, Bedbug, Flea, Silverfish, Earwig, & Crawling Insect Killer
Price : $9.47 ($0.14 / Ounce)
Features :

  • Say Goodbye to Bugs – Kills a variety crawling insects including roaches, ants, fleas, silverfish, earwigs, bedbugs, and more
  • Attracts and Kills – Made from diatomaceous earth and selected baits, this powder causes insects to dehydrate and die within 48 hours after contact
  • Mechanical Killer – Unlike many traditional chemical insecticides, insects cannot build an immunity to diatomaceous earth
  • Use Where Insects Hide – DE can be used indoors or outdoors. Apply in cracks and crevices, along baseboards, or create a barrier around entry points
  • Peace of Mind – This powder is OMRI Listed and compliant for use in organic gardening so you can use it without worry

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Item Dimensions
Height 4.2 Inches
Width 10.8 Inches
Length 15.6 Inches
Weight 4.2 Pounds