Bed Bugs South Dakota Resources and Treatment Advice
Bed Bugs South Dakota, Pierre, and Sioux Falls news, local pest control
resources and approaches for
removing them from your home. While the problem isn't as bad in South
Dakota as other States, there have been reports throughout the State
including Sioux Falls, Kadoka, Rapid City and Custer. Reports of recent
sitings are also listed
below. Also listed below are suggestions for hiring and exterminator or
for killing bed bugs yourself."
The Daily Republic reported that the number of bed bug cases in
and Sioux Falls is on the rise. According to the article the State does
not keep statistics, however pest control experts are reporting the
Justin Bosma, a division owner of P&K Pest Control
in Sioux Falls indicated that he is seeing a "huge increase". Recent
reports of bed bugs South Dakota include:
- Morrison Properties; Sycamore Village Apartments, Union Gospel
Mission: Sioux Falls
- Dakota Inn, Kadoka
- AmericInn; Best Rapid City-Rushmore Plaza Rapid City
- Days Inn, Custer
South Dakota Bed Bugs Treatment
If you can afford it, is is always to bring in a professional to
treat bed bugs South Dakota. They are considered by exterminators to be
insect to kill. When hiring an exterminator make sure that all
work is guaranteed since it is common for 2 or more treatments to be
necessary before the infestation is gone. There are several
methods used by bed bugs South Dakota professionals including chemical
(sprays), mechanical (vacuuming) and heat/steam/freezing.
It can cost $350 a room to treat bed bugs in South Dakota up to
about $4000 to super heat an entire home (bed bugs are killed at 114F).
money, and to compare the experience and methods used by each firm, it
pays to get several prices quotes. We suggest calling or visiting
online the Home Advisor (1.888.214.8380) as they
pre-screeen South Dakota based exterminators and make sure they they
are insured and licensed. Members have agreed to provide up to 3 free
quotes, a real cost savings.
You can also search our database of experienced
local South Dakota bed
If you cannot hire a professional, and if you are at the early
stages of an infestation, then you could treat the problem yourself.
The key is to purchase the right combination of products in either an
based bed bug kit.
Steps for Eliminating Bed Bugs From Your Home, Office or Apartment
As mentioned above, we highly recommend purchasing a bed bug kit
since no one produt (spray or powder) can do the job alone. This
is because some sprays are formulated to kill on contact, while others
provide lasting protection and kill any bed bugs you might have
missed. The kits provide all of the products mentioned below and
economical way to approach the problem. Getting
rid of bed bugs is hard
work, and having the right products available will help.
Step 1: Clean
Remove and wash in hot water any items such as clothing. Once clean,
place in a sealed plastic bag. Vacuum any bed bugs that you can spot
and then dispose of the vacuum bag in a sealed plastic bag.
Step 2: Spray
Use a safe bed bug spray such as Bed
Be sure to spray in cracks and along seams in mattresses. If using an
insecticide based approach, start with a mattress safe knock down spray
such as Sterifab, and then followup with a spray that provides lasting
protection such as Phantom or Bedlam. After
mattress dries, buy a zippered casing to trap any remaining bugs
(available from the same company).
Step 3: Use Bed Bug Dust
bug dust around the room. If any bugs are left or if any eggs
haven't hatched, the dust will attach to the bed bugs shell and kill
them. The Georgia Division of Public Health recommends the use of a
steamer on a mattress (and in cracks) to kill the eggs.
See our guide for detailed instructions on eliminating
Bed Bugs South Dakota Government Resources
South Dakota Department
Falls Health Department - for questions on bed bugs
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