October 10, 2020

Need to Get Rid of Bed Bugs? Heat Treatment versus Pesticide Treatment

When you find out you have bed bugs in your home you want them out…immediately! In hopes of helping you make an informed decision quickly about the best treatment method to pursue, I’ve put together a comparison of conventional chemical treatment and heat treatment for bed bugs.
February 15, 2012

Bed Bugs 101 – Biology & Behavior

KEY POINTS: Bed bugs are primarily nocturnal insects that feed exclusively on blood Adult females can lay 1-5 eggs per day Eggs hatch approximately 7-10 days […]
February 15, 2012

Bed Bugs 101 – Canine Scent Detection

KEY POINTS: Canine scent detection can be an effective inspection method Dogs, just like humans, are not perfect and thus are not 100% reliable Many factors […]
February 15, 2012


Bed bugs are very sensitive to heat in all stages of their development. The thermal death point for the common bedbug is 115°F. There are two […]
February 15, 2012

Using Heat to Kill Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are an incredibly difficult pest to control because they are so good at hiding in tiny cracks and crevices. Also, modern bed bug populations […]