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Vikane gas fumigation works as one of the best bed bug prevention methods. This gas fumigant works to penetrate areas affected by bed bugs. It’s tough on bed bugs and safe for the surfaces of your home or office. Vikane gas fumigation is proven to kill bed bugs in all life stages, including bed bug eggs. It reaches deep to find all sources of bed bugs and destroy them. After ventilating your home following fumigation, you can rest easy knowing that your home is free from bed bugs.
We Offer 3 Ways for Bed Bug Prevention
Vikane gas works to stop bed bugs in their tracks by finding bed bug sources and killing them, even before they hatch.
Heat treatments for bed bug removal makes sure that bed bugs are completely removed from your home or office, even in cracks or crevices.
Different types of chemicals are available to kill bed bugs. It offers a high effectiveness rate over three treatments.
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Why Heat For Bed Bug Prevention?
Bed bugs have lethal temperature limits greater than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. At that point, all stages of the life cycle are killed. Targeted temperatures in the range of lethal temperatures are required to completely eradicate bed bug populations. The range of lethal temperatures (minimum and maximum temperatures) is carefully controlled so that heated space or its contents are not damaged. A list of items to be removed prior to heat start-up is provided.
Treatment time is an important factor for effectiveness of treating bed bug infestations with heat. Treatment time is dictated by various factors such as clutter, structure, layout of the space, severity of infestations, and air flow management. Adults are generally most susceptible with eggs being most tolerant. Treatment time minimums ensure heat penetration reaches all places where bed bugs can take refuge. Holding lethal temperatures for a longer time will be more effective than shorter treatment times and is a function of the factors mentioned above.
How They Die
Heat kills by dehydration or drying out the bed bugs. The high heat atmosphere causes the insect to desiccate and die due to lack of moisture.
Please note when temperatures exceed 115 degrees Fahrenheit, humidity becomes less of a concern.
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Mosquito Bites vs. Bed Bug Bites
Mosquito bites typically occur at dusk or at night as mosquitoes swarm. Spring and summer seasons are worst. Mosquito bites typically occur hours or days later. Redness and itching on and around bites is common. Swelling may occur as itching aggravates bite sites. Mosquitoes are carriers of Malaria, Yellow fever, Dengue fever, West Nile fever and other illnesses.
Bed Bug Bites
Bed bug bites create large wheels of bites made in orderly rows. Itching and skin redness on and around bite site are common. Localized swelling and the formation of blisters may occur. Occasionally, small losses of skin tissue occur. Bite wheels gradually are reduced to red marks which gradually fade over a few days. There’s no evidence that bed bugs carry diseases.