Pest Control Blog

Bed Bugs in No Clutter

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

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A bed bug dies in the middle of the floor as temperatures pass 122 degrees

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Low levels of clutter allowed for quicker air flow and more thorough heat penetration

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Another bed bug dies in open space

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A pair of bed bugs stopped mid-stride in the heat

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Air gets pushed into the closet to target all possible hiding places

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Suitcases treated as a possible source

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Box spring corner protectors reveal bugs, eggs, and feces.

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Fans placed to effectively circulate airflow around furniture setup

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Mattress creases reveal population hubs

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Matress turned on side to allow maximum heat penetration

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Simple bedroom setup allowed temperatures to reach lethal levels quicker and be maintained for longer cook period

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A group of nymphs tried to move out but died inches from the start of their journey

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Another corner protector shown protecting bed bugs prior to removal

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Closet targeted by dual heaters to cook through thicker clothing/coats

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After heat has saturated the room, mattress and box springs turned upright to push air through them

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Suitcases opened up to allow lethal air inside