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Bed Bug Treatment Comparison

Integrated Control

  • Type of Treatment: Steam, Chemical, and Mechanical as necessary
  • Duration: Average of 2 on-site visits.  As many treatments as needed
  • Warranty: 90-day Limited Warranty
  • Cost: Economical
  • Bed Bug Control: Reduction after initial service (1-12 days); Max control after 2nd/3rd service
  • Your Preparation: Few preparation requirements
  • Your Responsibility: Follow instructions to control and prevent re-infestation
  • Cons: Requires scheduling of minimum 2 visits and a high level of client/occupant cooperation

Bite Stopper Halt & Heat Treatment

  • Type of Treatment: Chemical Treatment followed by ThermaPureHeat® Treatment**
  • Duration: 1 day (8am-4pm)
  • Warranty: 30-day Limited Warranty
  • Cost: Mid-Range
  • Bed Bug Control: Immediate
  • Your Preparation: Removal of all heat sensitive items
  • Your Responsibility: Follow instructions to control and prevent re-infestation
  • Cons: Potential for damage to furniture and belongings

Heat-Only

  • Type of Treatment: Heat-only Treatment
  • Duration: 1 day (8am-4pm)
  • Warranty: 15-day Limited Warranty
  • Cost: Mid-Range
  • Bed Bug Control: Immediate
  • Your Preparation: Removal of all heat sensitive items
  • Your Responsibility: Follow instructions to control and prevent re-infestation
  • Cons: Potential for damage to furniture and belongings; Slightly less effective than chemical plus heat treatment

Fumigation

  • Type of Treatment: Vikane® (gas) Chemical
  • Duration: 2 nights/ 3 days
  • Warranty: 30-day Limited Warranty
  • Cost: Most Expensive–Best Investment
  • Bed Bug Control: Immediate (immediate control of bed bugs, also kills Drywood termites)
  • Your Preparation: Bagging of all consumable items and cosmetics
  • Your Responsibility: Follow instructions to control and prevent re-infestation
  • Cons: Only for entire structures, not individual units