Luggage Suspicious for Bed Bugs?

Are you suspecting that you may have brought home a bed bug problem after traveling or visiting with friends at a cottage or their home? Have you been up all night scratching your arms? If this is so, then you may want to have a look at your luggage. In most cases, these blood sucking hitchhikers love to travel across borders via luggage. They may have even hopped onto your clothes and shoes from the hotel you were staying at during your vacation. However, you need not worry because there is a sure way to get rid of bed bugs. And that is by getting in touch with the best bed bug exterminators in the GTA, Thermokill.

Identifying a Bed Bug Infestation

The signs of a bed bug infestation can be a bit complicated to decipher, especially if bed bugs in luggage is suspected. This is because the infestation may have come from another parasite, and not necessarily bed bugs. To start, you can identify bed bugs by the way they look. They are small, round, flat, and have six tiny legs. In addition, they are brown or rusty in color and can be found in dark and damp places. For instance, you may find bed bugs trying to escape while you are looking under the pillow covers, bedspread, or even your closet.

bed bug heat treatment

If, on the other hand, you are unsure of a bed bug infestation, or are unable to spot them, then you can call Thermokill to conduct an inspection free of cost if you are in Toronto and the GTA. To learn more about how we get rid of bed bugs effectively after conducting the inspection, read ahead.

Getting Rid of Bed Bugs Immediately

Once the bed bug infestation has been identified, and it has been made clear that they have entered your home from your luggage, it’s time to act fast. Here is where our experts come in. The following steps are taken to remove the bed bugs entirely:

1. Bed bug treatment preparation
The most effective way of getting rid of bed bugs is heat treatment. To prepare, you should leave all pieces of clothing, furniture, carpets and any other items that belong to the household as heat won’t melt them. Please be aware that you will need to remove flammable items like chemicals and oxygen cylinders. Note that our experts wear personal protective clothing to reduce the risks of cross-contamination as well.

Preparation for chemical VS Heat Treatment

2. Bed Bugs Heat Treatment

The bed bug heat treatment follows next. The way this process works is by creating high temperatures. This helps to get rid of not just adult bed bugs, but any nymphs and eggs that may be present in hard to reach places. This method is the quickest and most effective when it comes to getting rid of bed bugs. It is 100% guaranteed by our bed bugs specialists and comes with a 120-day warranty. Another great advantage of bed bugs heat treatment is that Thermokill can perform the whole process in one day!

The Final Verdict

Having bed bugs spread into your home from your luggage can be a nightmare. If left untreated, it can make your home uninhabitable. In extreme cases, you may have to leave your home temporarily in order to get rid of them.

To save yourself from all this trouble and eliminate unwanted costs, get in touch with Thermokill, the bed bug specialists. We shall arrive and inspect the problem right away and have your home bed bug free within a day. Our swift, efficient, and affordable services are designed to make sure that no bed bug is left behind.

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