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May 1, 2018

Why Are Bed Bugs So Hard To Kill?

                Why Are Bed Bugs So Hard To Kill?



Why are bed bugs so hearty?  Why don’t chemical treatments work with any reliability anymore?  Is there a better treatment out there?  Here at Convectex we hear these questions daily. People around the world are realizing that the “old” way they performed bed bug treatments aren’t working.  But why?  And what do we do from here?

Don’t worry!  Convectex has all the answers!  First, one of the key reasons that bed bug infestations take so many treatments to eradicate is because they are MASTERS at hiding.  Most people, even some pest control technicians, don’t realize that bed bugs can hide in walls, under carpets, inside furniture and even in electrical outlets.  These areas are very difficult to treat with spray or powder chemicals.  Because some bugs could be left alive after a treatment it can take months and multiple treatments to see any decrease in bed bug activity.  Some of the most commonly “left alive” bugs are the un-hatched eggs, which are usually hidden from sight.  These eggs will hatch after a treatment has been performed and BOOM…another infestation has begun!

Next, you need to understand why bed bugs are not reacting to chemical treatments like they have in the past.  This is largely due to their newly developed resistance to common chemical substances.  Deltramethrin, a common pesticide used for bed bugs is one of the substances that researches have found bed bugs becoming resistant to.  Bed bugs are constantly evolving, but our treatment methods have stayed the same (for the most part). This new research has prompted pest professionals to look for alternate treatment options…that’s where Convectex comes in!

So now to answer the question, “What do I do now?”.  Convectex is the “one-stop, bed bug shop” for everything you need to perform effective bed bug treatments. 

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Get trained.  Go HERE  and sign up for one of our monthly training sessions.  In the class you will learn how to detect bed bugs, perform treatments and so much more!  This class is essential to anyone that is serious about killing bed bugs
  2. Get your equipment. Convectex offers bed bug heaters that can kill ALL the bugs in a structure in as little as 24 hours.  Heat permeates all areas of the structure, even areas you can’t see like under carpets and inside walls.  This means that all the bugs will die.  Even the un-hatched eggs. 
  3. Perform a heat treatment! If you attended our class then you know exactly how to operate your heaters and perform extremely effective treatments.  OR, you can follow the videos and instructions that Convectex provides to use your equipment to its full potential.

Bed bugs don’t have to be a nightmare.  With the right treatment any infestation can be solved!  Let Convectex help set you up for bed bug killing success!  Give us a call at 877-375-0005 to get started today!

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