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Here's what the cooperation will entail. In order to get rid of the infestation and keep pests out, you'll need to collaborate with your pest control specialist and follow their specific requirements so you can adequately prepare your home for a bedbug pest control treatment.
Prior to performing the bedbug treatment, Melbourne's pest control specialists will provide you with a list of requirements that need to be completed before your technician arrives. The success of the service depends on the prep as well as on the whole treatment. Your part as a homeowner or resident in an apartment building includes following a list of preparation steps so you can get your home ready for pest control.Let's take a look at the steps you'll need to take to properly prepare your home for a bedbug pest control treatment:
Go through all the areas of your home that will be professionally treated, clean up any clutter and throw away any unwanted items.
Take a look at the items you have in your room and leave only those that have signs of bedbugs. Put all other things in bags or storage containers and set them aside. Leave any items you suspect are infested with bedbugs for the technician to inspect.
Take all sheets, pillowcases and bedding out and put them in plastic bags so they can be washed. If you can, take out all plastic bags and containers outside, and let them sit in the sun for a few days to kill any bedbugs that are trapped inside. If that's not an option for you, make sure you pack each item properly and set them aside so they can be washed later on.
Use plastic bags or containers to store all your personal items, clothes, toys and books that are lying around the house.
Remove and pack everything from your closets and drawers and mark each bag, so you know which items will be washed and which will be run through the hot dryer cycle only. Things like fabric-based items, stuffed toys and clean clothes will need to be run through the hot dryer cycle for at least 15 minutes, while dirty linens, bedding, pillows, worn clothing and so on will need to be washed and dried as well.
Prepare your family and pets to leave your home during the treatment and a few hours after, just to be safe. Remove all pets except for fish tanks. You can cover your fish tank with a plastic wrap and turn off the pumps during the treatment to keep them safe.
Once you've completed your required preparation steps, you can leave everything up to Melbourne's pest control experts and come back into a bedbug-free environment where you can finally feel at home.
Since they reproduce quite rapidly, even a small problem can quickly escalate to an infestation if left untreated. To help you figure out if you’re dealing with a bedbug problem, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 telltale signs of a bedbug infestation so you can detect your problem faster and start working on a solution.
Bedbugs leave behind a strong musky odour similar to that of a wet towel. The smell is caused due to the pheromones they release and can be noticed by smelling your linens and your mattress. Depending on the severity of the situation the smell can also take over the entire room.
As they moult or shed their skin, they leave behind rust-coloured stains and spots on your mattress and bedding. These can usually be found near the corners of the bed. You can also look for red, blood stains on your sheets, bedding and on your skin. These can be caused by unconsciously squishing bedbugs in your sleep.
If you find tiny white spots in the joints or crevices of your mattress and furniture you may be looking at tiny bedbug eggs which have been laid there. Use a flashlight and a magnifying glass to do a more thorough investigation of your furniture and see if you can find more signs of bedbug activity.
If you wake up with a bite pattern all over your body, or on areas of your body that have been exposed during sleep, such as your legs, arms, neck and so on, you may be a victim of a bedbug infestation. Before you start cleaning your entire home, make sure your bite marks aren’t caused by mosquitoes, spiders or other insects and start looking for additional signs of infestation by inspecting your mattress and bedding right away.
Similarly to the bite marks on your skin, you may also notice itchy, red patches which may be a reaction to the bites. While some people don’t manifest any reaction to bedbug bites, those that do often experience this symptom.
Bed bugs can use numerous different ways to get inside your home, and sooner or later in your bed. They can travel via fabrics, clothing, luggage, bags and so on. Once they find a suitable area, like a bed or other furniture, they settle there and establish populations pretty quickly.
While people used to believe that what attracted bed bugs the most was a filthy and dirty home, the truth is that bed bugs do not have any preferences when it comes to the cleanliness of your home. Therefore, any home can get infested by bed bugs. All it takes is for you to travel somewhere where bed bugs have established a population and bring them home via your clothes, suitcase, etc.
Some of the typical signs to look for if you suspect a bed bug infestation include tiny bloodstains on your linens, dark spots on your mattress and lines from their excrement, and red, itchy bite marks on your shin. Other telltale signs include an unpleasant, musty smell from the pheromones they release and oval brown exoskeletons on your mattress and linens that they’ve shed as they mature.
While bed bugs range from the size of a sesame seed up to an apple seed, especially after a big meal, they can be hard to find sometimes. The first signs of infestation you’ll probably notice won’t be the actual bed bugs, but the marks they’ll leave on your body, and the spots on your bed and linens. Since they tend to hide in cracks and crevices, the best way to locate them would be to use a flashlight and a magnifying glass while inspecting your furniture and other areas where you suspect bed bug activity.
Sunrise Pest Control, a privately owned business is the local trusted choice, for cost-effective commercial, industrial and residential service in Victoria. While we have the capacity for large-scale projects, we don’t have the large overheads, so these savings are passed on to you. We take extreme pride to be known as safety-conscious and honest service providers, coupled with our experience and knowledge, you can be confident you’re receiving professional, skilled service and advice.
We're a family-owned business based in Braeside that prides itself on providing a quality service at a competitive price.
We believe it's not just about the initial service we provide to our customers but the after-service support.
We look after all of your Pest Control requirements including General Pest Sprays for (Ants, Cockroaches, Spiders, Silverfish) Termite Treatments, Preventative Termite Treatments, Pre Constriction Termite Barriers, Rodent Control, Wasps, Bees (We have a bee keeper to relocate hives).
We provide a six-month warranty on all pest sprays and rodent treatments, giving total peace of mind from one season to the next.
Should you experience any further issues, we're just a call or ‘handymate’ message away.
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Block size exceeding 800 sqm; double storey homes incur an additional cost
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Block size exceeding 800 sqm; double storey homes incur an additional cost