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Bed Bugs In Apartments

June 13th, 2011 by Rove Pest Control in Bed Bugs

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Heat sensors placed on air intakes to guage ambient temperature levels

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Box Springs opened to expose slats that provide bed bug hiding spots

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Heaters placed closely to most heavily infested areas to ensure heat penetration

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Small spaces requires a lot of furniture & heater maneuvering as well as high attention to airflow

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During the treatment, humidity levels increased causing temperatures to have to be maintained for longer periods

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As humidity levels came back to normal, furniture was resituated to continue the process.

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Heat directed at hanging clothes to push lethal air temperatures through the tight spaces

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Heaters were doubled up in the living room to deal with larger volume

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Temperatures maintained between 134 & 135 degrees balancing effectiveness & safety

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Drawers pulled out to allow heat to penetrate dresser

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Items arranged to allow maximum airflow & heat penetration