Question: What chemical does Orkin use in treating a bed bug infestation? How often do you treat the apartment? What follow-up measures do residents need to take? How long do they need to vacuum, for example?
ANSWER: Bed bug treatments are very involved and often involve more than one visit and a variety of treatment products. Call the local Orkin Branch Office and a certified highly trained Orkin bed bug specialist will conduct a thorough inspection and assessment of your situation. After this, the Orkin Pest Specialist will develop a customized solution for your problem. Besides discussing the treatment process, the Certified Orkin bed bug specialist will discuss any product or materials that will be used in the treatment.
The certified bed bug specialist has a variety of options available to treat for bed bugs. Treatments can include conventional treatments with pesticides proven to be effective against bed bugs or heat treatments. The most important aspect of all the service is a thorough inspection of your home to identify all the harborages. Follow-up visits to ensure the treatment’s effectiveness are also a crucial step in the treatment process. All that is needed is to miss one bug, and the problem will not go away.
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