Residential Pest Services
Your home is where you care for your family, relax, and enjoy some time to yourself. It should never be a place that scares you to enter.
Unfortunately, homeowners with a pest infestation are left feeling afraid of their homes and worrying about what they need to get rid of in order to protect their houses. We are here to help.
With Heat Rite Pest Pros, we offer heat treatment services that can save most, if not all, of your possessions. After just one treatment, we guarantee all bed bugs and eggs in your home will be dead and gone. Less preparation than harmful chemical treatment, more effective than any other option, heat treatment is the best natural bed bug treatment and number one choice for homeowners with bed bug concerns.
There are billions of insects, making them the largest group of organisms alive on this planet. In fact, the Smithsonian estimates there are an estimated 10 quintillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000) individual insects alive at any given moment divided into an estimated 2 million species. With so many insects in existence, it’s inevitable that some will find their way into your home. Heat Rite Pest Pros, which serves Dayton, Cincinnati, and the surrounding areas, is here to help. We specialize in bed bug removal as well as mice, rats, roaches, bees, spiders, and termites. Below, we’ll explain our services and the benefits to you.
BED BUG REMOVAL
WHAT ARE BED BUGS?
Bed bugs are tiny insects that feed on blood. A common misconception is they are only found in beds. However, bed bugs are found in virtually every place people tend to gather, including residences, hotels, schools, offices, retail stores, and even public transportation. They feed exclusively on warm-blooded animals, including birds and bats, but prefer humans over all other mammals.
Bed bugs have probably been around for millenia, as they have been found in the tombs of ancient Egyptians 3,500 years ago. They are tiny but visible, being about the size of a poppy seed. They vary in color from white to light brown and appear dark red after having fed. Bed bugs prefer sofas, bed mattresses, clothing, and other soft furnishings, and also the dark.
SIGNS YOU MAY HAVE A BED BUG INFESTATION
Bed bugs are nocturnal creatures, preferring to feed between midnight and 5 am. Their bites may be seen immediately or can take up to 14 days to appear. They need to feed regularly in order to reproduce.
- If you wake up itching or feeling like you have been bitten, check your bed for these little critters. Their eggs can be seen as well and are pale in appearance.
- Bed bug droppings stain your sheets and mattresses with dark brown or rust-colored drops. Their excrement is a liquid that looks either light brown or black, which also usually leaves a stain on your bedclothes. If you notice any unexplained stains, bed bugs could be the cause.
- Bed bugs can leave a coriander odor behind.
- If you notice red dots in a row on your body, odds are, you have a bed bug infestation. They tend to feed in rows because they are usually interrupted while feeding by your movements, so they return to a different spot. These bites tend to be raised and red in color.
REMOVAL OF BED BUGS
Like most insects, there are likely hundreds of these guys living in your home. You’ll need to call a professional pest control agency such as Heat Rite Pest Pros to eliminate bed bugs completely. We use whole room heat treatments to raise the temperature of your home in order to kill the bed bugs. Bed bugs and their eggs die within 90 minutes at 118°F (48°C) or immediately at 122°F (50°C).
During a bed bug heat treatment, the air temperature in the room is typically higher than the minimum required to kill them, somewhere between 135°F (57.2°C) and 145°F (62.7 °C). Heat Rite Pest Pros will monitor the temperature in your home during the bed bug treatment process using thermometers to ensure the right temperatures are reached. A heat treatment for bed bugs typically takes between six and eight hours, depending on the condition of the area being treated, so plan for all day. However, one treatment is all you’ll need to rid your home of these pesky, annoying bloodsuckers.
If you suspect your home may have a bed bug infestation, Heat Rite Pest Pros in the Dayton, Ohio, area offers heat treatments to eliminate a bed bug infestation. We also offer other pest removal services, such as mice, rats, roaches, bees, spiders, and termites. Contact us today!
Of course, we don’t just handle bed bugs. Homeowners should contact our pest control specialists when they have issues with mice, rats, roaches, bees, spiders, and termites. Whether you need one-time service or want preventive care, we can help. Our team offers quarterly services to protect your property year round. And, for those who enroll in our quarterly program, we handle any problems that may arise in between our pest control services, free of charge.
Whether you need a one time service, a follow up, or recurring protection for your property, we are the team to call.
Contact Heat Rite Pest Pros today to get started.