Bed Bugs

Bug Busters has been in business since October 1984 and has been named by Pest Control Technology Media Group as one of the "Top 100 Companies in Nation." Bug Busters uses a technique called Thermal Remediation which is the uses heat to eradicate bed bugs and other house hold insects. Bug Busters USA uses high quality equipment manufactured by TEMP-AIR to treat infestations. With equipment designed specifically for the application of heat to kill bed bugs, our highly effective process relies on three main keys to a successful treatment:

Thermal Remediation

1. Apply Heat. Electric bed bug heaters are placed within the space; introducing and recirculating heated air with a target temperature not to exceed 135°F for the controlled application of heat.

2. Monitor. Temperatures are monitored in real time from a remote location using wireless sensors to ensure lethal temperatures are reached without damaging the space and its contents.

3. Move Air. High temperature fans move heated air throughout the space to reach insects in cracks and crevices or high infestation zones.

Bed bugs are a serious problem and are rapidly becoming an epidemic in the United States. Bed bugs love hotels or houses regardless of how expensive they are. Cruise ships, college dormitories, or homeless shelters can, and have, had these pests! Bed bugs feed on blood while their hosts sleep and hitchhike from place to place on luggage, clothes, furniture and other mobile items. These parasites are brown to red in color and can range to barely visible to about an eighth or tenth of the size of a penny.

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In addition to our state-of-the-art Thermal remediation treatment for bed bugs; Bug Busters USA is also glad to offer conventional treatments utilizing the most current training and skill of our pest management professionals and the best materials available to eradicate bed bugs in a thorough multi-visit program designed to eradicate bed bugs effectively.

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Bed bugs are a very serious problem and are rapidly becoming epidemic in the United States! They are not a "sanitation" pest; but they do love cluttered areas because of the numerous places to hide. Bed bugs love hotels regardless of how expensive, cruise ships, dormitories, shelters and have even been reported in schools! Bed bugs feed on blood while their hosts sleep and hitchhike to one place to another on luggage, clothes, furniture and other mobile items. These parasites are brown to red in color and can range to barely visible to about an eighth or tenth of the size of a penny.

Here are some steps that you and your family can take to help prevent a bed bug infestation:

  • When possible replace wooden headboards and bed frames with metal ones. Although bed bugs can still hide and nest in metal, they are less likely to than wood.
  • Keep the bed bug protective covers provided by Bug Busters USA on your mattress and box spring. New mattresses and box springs should immediately be covered as well.
  • Always carefully inspect antiques and any second-hand furniture before bringing them into your home, even if they aren't upholstered.
  • Always wash and dry on high heat any second hand clothing or, when possible toys or other items before bringing them into your home.
  • When travelling, inspect the mattress and box spring you will be sleeping on. In addition to looking for the actual bed bugs, look for small brownish or reddish dots on the bed linens and mattresses. This is why most hotels use white sheets, if the hotels sheets are dark in color, this could be a red flag.
  • When travelling, do not put your luggage on the bed, this gives bed bugs a ride right into your. Use the metal luggage rack, which should also be kept away from not only the bed, but also the curtains, tables and wall hangings in the rooms. Don't forget to inspect your luggage when you return from trips before you bring them back into your home.
  • Have overnight guests to your home check/inspect their bags and luggage as well before placing them in their sleeping quarters.
  • Vacuum at least once a week, pay special attention to areas around beds and furniture posts.
  • Prevent bed bug harborage (hiding places) by keeping all areas free of excessive storage and clutter.

If you do know or even suspect that you have bed bugs, call us as soon as possible so that we can have one of our highly trained pest management professionals inspect and treat before the issue can become worse and spread further.

The Bug Busters USA bed bug service is a thorough and complete eradication of these parasites with follow up treatments and a 100 % guarantee. Here's how we do it:

  • We start with a full and thorough inspection, not just of the areas that you think may be infested, but of nearby rooms and areas where the bed bugs may have travelled.
  • If bed bugs are found, your pest management professional will go over your options, schedule an appointment for treatment, and the preparation you will need to complete for a successful treatment.
  • The infested rooms will be aggressively treated with a combination of materials that have been time-tested to be effective against bed bugs. We will also treat adjacent rooms to ensure that the bed bugs will not simply hide somewhere else.
  • We will provide you with protective bed bug covers for your beds to prevent future infestations.
  • Special bed bug monitors will be placed in key areas so that when we return, we can track the process.
  • One of the most important steps is a follow-up treatment. We will return two weeks after the first treatment and go through the whole treatment a second time. This ensures that any bed bug survivors from the first treatment are eliminated as well as any eggs that may have hatched in between treatments.
  • Two weeks after the follow-up treatment, Bug Busters USA will return for a final inspection of your home to triple check that full eradication was achieved.

The Bug Busters USA bed bug service is designed to guarantee successful bed bug eradication and to help you and your family prevent against future infestations.

If you have questions about bed bugs please call or email us today!

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Tips for Winter More Tips

Prolonged storage of garments/fabrics. To prevent carpet beetle, cloth moth and other fabric insect damage, avoid prolonged storage of unused garments, bedding, any fur or animal pelts, old wool rugs, or upholstered furniture.

Food storage areas. Keep kitchen cabinets, pantry areas and other food storage areas clean and remove crumbs or food particles, as exposed food attracts insects. Use older products before newer ones, and opened packages first.

When purchasing packaged food, be certain containers are sealed. Check the packaging date. Packages with clear plastic or wax paper coverings should be checked for food-infesting moth larva and other insects.

Improper food storage practices. Store dried foods in insect proof containers such as screw top glass, heavy plastic, or metal containers. This prevents entry or escape of Indian Meal Moths and other pantry pests.

Purchase dried food in packages that can be used up in a short time. With families of our own, we realize the benefits to purchasing in bulk, however, whenever possible keep foods in dry storage less than 2 to 4 months.

Broken basement windows, warped doors, holes in the foundation, or unscreened vents. These are invasion routes for mice, rats and even squirrels. Close bulkhead doors tightly. Cover vents with metal grillwork, backed by rust resistant screening.

Trash containers clean, covered, and lined with plastic trash bags. Keep trash containers clean, covered, and lined with plastic trash bags to reduce this food source for cockroaches and rodents.

Pet food unsealed or left out overnight. Indian Meal Moths and other pantry pests will infest pet and bird food if left accessible. Keep pet and bird food sealed and unavailable to these pests. Rats and Mice will also feed on pet and bird foods.