DIY Bed Bug Treatment

You’ve just learned that you have bed bugs, so what do you do next? Finding bed bugs in your home can be upsetting, but there are some DIY bed bug treatment options you can do to stop the infestation. Just the thought of having these critters in your home is enough to trigger an anxiety attack. There may be some thins you can do to mitigate the spread, however a professional treatment may still be needed to make sure you kill them all and prevent them from coming back. 

Killing Bed Bugs Without Chemicals

Vacuum thoroughly.

Seal objects in plastic bags and place them in a freezer at 0 degrees for at least four days or in a hot dryer.

Use a steam cleaner at 130 degrees Fahrenheit.

Products for Killing Bed Bugs

You may be able to place some appliances, electronics and mattresses in specially designed bags that will kill the bugs. Foggers and other pesticides may also be effective for bed bug treatment.


If you cannot get rid of bed bugs on a piece of furniture, destroy it and have it collected as soon as possible so that others do not pick it up and spread the infestation. Our professional bed bug heat treatments can penetrate furniture and maintain such a degree that bed bugs and their eggs will not be able to survive it. This is the only sure way to kill bed bugs completely the first time.

Professional Help

Bed bug treatment can be a stressful, tedious process, and you still may not eliminate all the bugs if you do it on your own. A professional may be the best solution for killing bed bugs and ensuring that you have taken all the necessary steps to keep your home free of these pests. Call us today about our most effective bed bug heat treatment!