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Pesticide Resistance: Chemicals Don’t Work

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Pesticide Resistance: Chemicals Don’t Work

The traditional way to kill bed bugs is to spray pesticides on items where bed bugs hide during the day while they are not feeding on you. This includes, mattresses, box springs, night stands, bed frames and behind and inside framed pictures hanging above your bed. In 2019 top entomologist all agree that bed bugs have, through evolution, developed resistance to pesticides and have learned to avoid them. Not only do pesticides not kill bed bugs any longer they actually cause them to scatter to wider areas which makes the problem worse and harder to treat. Even worse- the chemical...

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Propane VS. Electric Bed Bug Heaters

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Propane VS. Electric Bed Bug Heaters

Propane is dangerous to deal with. Obtaining the fuel, transporting the fuel, storing the fuel and making sure there are no leaks is critical. Everyone is familiar with how to plug into an electrical outlet and turn on a switch. Propane is messy and requires the assembly of duct work from the flaming heater to the treatment area. This takes a long time and typically adds 45-60 minutes on either end of the treatment for set-up and tear-down once the treatment is complete. Propane duct work is very intrusive, not discreet, blocks resident passageways and is a potential tripping and...

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Where To Purchase A Bed Bug Heater?

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Where To Purchase A Bed Bug Heater?

Welcome to PestPro Thermal Systems where we build the world’s most effective and longest lasting electric bed bug heaters one at a time by hand in Denver CO. PestPro Thermal Systems is an employee-owned company that opened its doors in 2012. From the start our primary mission is to manufacture built-to-last, commercial grade, mobile/portable electric bed bug heaters that can be easily maintained and repaired by the customer. As of April 2019 we have sold over 700 bed bug heaters around the world including Japan, Fiji, France, Dubai, Korea, USA (including the North Slope of Alaska), Canada and the Northwest...

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BREAKING NEWS: After extensive testing, Northwest Territories Housing Corporation has purchased PestPro bed bug equipment.

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Canada's Northwest Territories' government has ordered four of these bedbug heaters for use in housing corporation units. They are expected to arrive this month.

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Killing Bed Bugs with Heat is the Best and Safest Option

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George Stephanopoulos reports from Long Island NY on how bed bugs have developed resistance to chemicals and how heat will kill bed bugs the first time every time.

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