How do I know if I have bed bugs?
Bed bug bites causes swelling and itching. Most of the time there are multiple bites in one area. Some people have no reaction to bed bug bites. You may be able to see small blood spots on your sheets and sleepwear. If you are able to catch the bed bug or take a photo of it you can send it to us to be identified here.
Bed Bug Info
How do you get bed bugs
How do we get rid of bed bugs
Chemical extermination vs Heat treatments
In researching heat treatments we found that it is a very expensive way to treat for bedbugs. There are many risks involved. The most extreme risk would be burning your house down. This has happened in the past, click here to read the news article. Other thing to think about is the electronics in your room can possiblay get damaged. If you own a computer you know heat is their worst enemy. So you have to take things out of the room to avoid it from getting damaged and once you do this your are possibly taking out a few bedbugs and their eggs. In the end the company doing the heat treatment will probably recommend a chemical treatment in order to kill any bedbugs that the heat did not reach. This is why Alert Pest does not recommend doing the heat treatment. Chemical treatments work. Companies like Bayer and BASF spend millions of dollars researching products that kill bedbugs. These products have been approved by the California EPA. These products work.