NEW JERSEY BED BUG DOG DETECTION SERVICES & NJ BED BUG EXTERMINATION
The resurgence of bed bugs over the last 3 years has been widely reported and many property managers, hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, colleges, etc., are affected by this infestation. Unhappy residents, the loss of income and the expenditure of Bed Bug Control are on the rise.
Q: Where do bed bugs hide?
A: Bed bugs particularly like to hide in wood and fabric. They hide in cracks and crevices, narrow spaces and voids in proximity to where humans sleep or rest such as: beds and bed frames, nightstands, dressers, desks, recliners and sofas. Heavier infestations spread behind baseboards, in window and door casings, and other hiding places further from the bed including items attached to walls and ceilings, pictures, electrical switch plates, smoke detectors, loose wallpaper, in the pleats of drapes, and the upholstery of furniture. Bed Bugs can be tough to eliminate.
Q: What is the most effective way to get rid of bed bugs?
A: When researching the most effective way to combat bed bugs, it is easy to see that everyone seems to have a different approach. Nevertheless, the most effective bed bug control always seems to have several things in common; the use of bed bug dogs to properly detect an infestation, the application of steam to ensure the killing of the bed bug’s egg stage, the proper application of chemicals in a variety of forms (fogging, dusting, and crack and crevice,) and perhaps the most important step is the preparations made by tenants prior to treatment.
The Effective Use of Bed Bug Dogs
There is no absolute method in the detection of Bed Bugs to date. The closest to an absolute can be found in the recent arrival of the bed bug inspection dogs . . . At a detection accuracy rate of 98%. Bed Bug Dogs can inspect an average one bed room apartment in about 2 minutes. Fast and Accurate, Bed Bug Dogs help save property managers money, by only having to treat units that have been inspected and found to have an infestation. In the past, pest control companies would require the units adjacent and the units above and below the effected units. That means for every one unit that has bed bugs, property managers were paying for 4 additional treatments.
Bed Bug Dogs have been trained by the best in the field to be hard workers and friend to man. Nevertheless, a truly effective Bed Bug Dog must be trained daily, kept active and healthy, and be constantly aware of his/her objectives.
Bed Bug Dogs are not pets, they are an invaluable part of a bed bug control strategy, and as such are treated with the love and respect they deserve. Amazingly, they seem unerringly eager to do their jobs, finding an obvious sense of gratification in what they do, all the while needing only the praise and love of the handlers to fuel them forward.
Bed Bug Control and Canine Team Inspections
Q: What does a bed bug treatment consist of?
A: Bed Bug Treatment – When an apartment, home, or office is listed for treatment, Action will then perform an intensive treatment to each room that bed bugs have been found in by the bed bug dog inspection. The treatment will consist of fogging then a residual spray to all cracks and crevices. Dusting may be performed to wall voids as well as pipe and electrical areas that lead from room to room. Steam treatments will be performed to the mattresses and furniture. Steaming kills all stages of bed bugs including the egg stage. After the steaming a residual pesticide will be used in these areas.
Before and after the treatment, the tenants must do a thorough vacuuming to the entire room. Once the rooms are vacuumed all vacuum bags must be thrown out immediately.
Final Treatment – Action will come back 1 week later and do an inspection with the canine team and do a search to all of the treated rooms to ensure there is no remaining infestation. Regardless of whether or not an alert is made by the canine team, Action will perform a second treatment.
Action’s Bed Bug Dogs save time, money and help us make your environment clean. Hotels, apartments, hospitals, long term health care facilities and homeowners can now benefit from the extremely accurate detection of bed bugs that only a bed-bug detection dog can offer!
Traditional bedbug detection methods can be very time consuming and labor intensive. Certified Bedbug Dogs generate quicker and more accurate results. For example, the bedbug canine can search the average hotel room in less than two minutes.
Bed Bug Services for Homes and Business Establishments
We provide expert bed bug inspections and control services for many different property types including:
- Hotels and Motels
- Health Care Facilities
- Industrial and Warehouse Properties
- Office Pest Management
- Restaurant Pest Control Program
- and More!