Most bed bug products are applied “once” and the products with residual killing power keep killing for up to 2 months
The DeadBedBugs bed bug treatment plan follows the EPA Pest Management protocol which includes spraying pesticides, using non-chemical methods, steam, diatomaceous earth and climbup interceptors. There is more to killing bed bugs than just spraying; the correct Pest Management system includes a lot of common sense practices.
We do recommed that you do complete a second treatment for any eggs that may have been missed during the first treatment and have since then hatched if only using the non-chemical products.
If you are still treating for bed bugs and you would like to vacuum up the bed bug powder, you would need to reapply the diatomaceous earth because if the diatomaceous earth is not present, there is nothing left there to kill the bed bugs in your home. Diatomaceous Earth (bed bugs powder) is effective as long as it remains present and dry.
For Bed Bugs, walking through Diatomaceous Earth is just like you or I crawling through shards of broken glass. The fine fragments in Diatomaceous Earth immediately pierces the bed bugs exoskeleton and it immediately begins to die. The bed bug will not die immediately upon contact with the Diatomaceous Earth. If you see bed bugs walk through the dust and walk away, rest assured, he is crawling away and will die.
Steaming is used only once, if you are using the other bed bug products. Steaming is used to kill the bed bugs and also used to s
Traditional pest control methods that exterminators use, treat Bed Bugs the same way they treat roaches – spray along the baseboards. This doesn’t work because a Bed Bug’s evolved genetic behavior is completely different from that of a roach! Many customers have told us they’ve actually been turned down by pest control companies because they don’t have an effective solution for Bed Bugs!
The Climbup interceptors will immediately detect if there is bed bugs and they will also kill the bed bugs left in the reservoir! Bed bugs will never have the opportunity to get to you!
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