Why consider a steamer for bed bugs? Actually there are a number of good reasons to consider this method. First professional bed bug removal which in most cases is the most effective can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars.
And there is no guarantee that once the professional is finished you will not have another infestation because of something carried in your home like a child's backpack that has been infested. If your budget is not available to handle these costs you need to look at home remedies that are safe and inexpensive.
How To Get Rid Of Bedbugs
Credit: SafeRestThe quickest way to kill bed bugs and their eggs to stop an infestation is through heat. The temperature to kill bed bugs is anything over 180 degrees. If you can apply heat safely over this temperature and do it in a manner that will allow the heat to safely enter very small cracks and crevices you will have a very effective system.
If you can apply heat over 200 degrees you will also sanitize any area you treat. Bed bugs can crawl through almost any crack or crevice that you can stick a credit card into so you will need an effective method to reach those areas with heat.
While considering methods to apply heat at this high temperature you need to consider whether it will be safe to use on mattresses, rugs, upholstered furniture, clothing, cabinets, walls and other items. A proper bed bug steamer will safely, quickly and inexpensively handle all of those items and areas while maintaining a temperature of over 200 degrees and in addition will offer other advantages.
While attacking any bed bug problems you may have using a steamer for bed bugs you will also be sanitizing all those areas and items. With this treatment you can treat every inch of your home to make it free from Bed Bugs, Lice and Nits, Scabies Mites, Skin Parasites, and Pet Mange and Ear Mites.
Keep Your Bed Bug Steamer Handy For Many Other Chores
A steamer for bed bugs is not finished when your home is free of insects. It can be used Credit: SafeRestafter the bed bugs and other pests are gone as a multi-purpose cleaner for an endless list of chores.
Remove stains and sanitize mattresses, furniture, curtains and carpets.
Bring you dingy counters and table tops back to life.
Have a smoker in the house? Clean nicotine and tar residue.
Clean that nasty grout in the shower in just a few minutes.
Chewing gum and candle wax will quickly disappear.
Windows, blinds, mirrors will sparkle without streaking.
Blinds which are always a chore can easily be cleaned.
Can You See Bed Bugs?
While bed bugs may not be noticed till an infestation has occurred you can see them if you look closely and you may even find signs of bedbugs such as their waste or eggs. They are about 3/16 inches long. They will most likely be found in and around your mattresses, box springs and pillows but they will actually be very happy almost anyplace they can reach a human foCredit: SafeRestr a meal.
Bed bug steamers are available in a number of models from small hand held units with a number of attachments to help you get the steam where it will do the most good to commercial models meant for motels and hotels and professional pest removal companies.
To help you understand just how handy a good steamer for bed bugs can be around the home and how you can kill bed bugs with heat you can watch a series of videos below describing good methods to clean and sanitize various areas of your home.