Comparison Between methods.
We will show you why using the cheapest methods end up being far more expensive in the long term.
Similar in appearance to chalk, this powder is made from ground up ancient shellfish. It pierces the bedbug's carapace causing it to dessicate and die. Also useful against fleas, this is a very cheap solution for infestations at the earliest stages, but it often impractical once a colony has established itself. We often use this material to augment our heat treatment services, so that even if anything survives, the bedbug population would be unable to rebuild.
Toxic and ineffective, these are a poor choice to try and deal with bedbugs. Often cheaper then other measures, they are often a half measure used by homeowners and landlords looking to save a buck, or postpone dealing with a problem. These may be just as toxic to you and your family as the bugs.
Poison SprayingWhile more effective then bug bombs, this method often requires multiple treatments to be effective and has a mediocre success rate. Poisons do not affect bedbug eggs, so often an infestation will re-emerge soon after spraying stops.
Safe, clean and very effective, steam cleaning is instantly lethal to bedbugs and eggs. Unfortunately this only applies to those in direct contact with the steam, so infestations that spread out and are hidden are often spared.
The end all of pest control measures, heat treatment will destroy all bedbugs and eggs in an entire house. By heating an area to 150 degrees and keeping it there for 6 to 8 hours, the heat will penetrate walls, floors, furniture and any other item and space where bugs are able to hide. No method is as effective or comprehensive, when you need to be sure your house is cleared.