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  • Extreme Bedbug Heat Treatments

How to prepare yourself for the treatment!

INSTRUCTIONS / CHECK-LIST FOR OCCUPANT


• DO NOT USE OR LEAVE ITEMS IN CORRUGATED CARDBOARD BOXES.


• Other small items which are not heat sensitive, such as shoes, knick-knacks, toys, electronics (including CD’s and DVD’s), papers, books and magazines, and other loose items, can be placed in milk crates or open weave laundry baskets for treatment. All loose items must be off the floor, placed in baskets, and centred away from the walls.


• Larger electronics such as TV’s and computers should be left in place.


• Place un-laundered linens, towels, blankets, etc. LOOSELY into open-weave laundry baskets,


Accessibility

• Keep beds, couches, dressers or other pieces of furniture accessible and 12 inches away from all walls in the rooms to be treated. Do not stack other items on them. Drain / deflate any water or air beds.


Final steps

• Throw out all trash and vacuum thoroughly. The vacuum bag should be thrown out or dirt container emptied, but leave the vacuum to be heated.


• All house plants and pets, including fish, will need to be out by the morning of the service date.


• Wheel chairs and walkers must be treated.


• If possible, increase the temperature on your home’s thermostat two hours before confirmed treatment start time.


• DO NOT apply your own insecticides before or after treatment. They often worsen the problem.


• Take minimal items with you when leaving your home during treatment. Clothing that you wear or take with you should be dried immediately upon return




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