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Make the most of your extermination experience by prepping the furniture and personal items in your rooms. Using these precautions will ensure that you are ready to have your bedbugs eliminated.

Preparation for Bedbug Treatment

Checklist

 

1. Remove all bedding (sheets, comforters, pillows) and place them in plastic

bags (seal them tightly). Wash all bedding in hot water. After washing,

place all clean bedding in new plastic bags (seal them tightly). Discard old

plastic bags outside for garbage removal. Do not re-use. Wash or replace

pillows.

 

2. Remove all items from beneath the bed.

 

3. Vacuum bed frames, box springs and mattresses (pay special attention to the

edges, buttons and tufts). Also, vacuum all sofas*, chairs*, floors, rugs and

around the baseboards. All shoes must be vacuumed as well. Place vacuum

bag in a sealed plastic bag and discard outside for garbage removal.

 

4. Empty all closets, dressers, bookshelves, wall units, hutches, breakfronts,

etc. throughout the residence, including platform bed drawers (if any). All

items that have been removed from these areas should be inspected, cleaned

and put into plastic bags and sealed tightly. All of the above mentioned

areas must be vacuumed once they have been emptied to help eliminate any

live bedbugs or eggs that may be present. Also, remove all framed pictures

and decorative items from the walls and vacuum them. Place the vacuum

bag in a sealed plastic bag and discard outside for garbage removal.

 

5. Wash all clothes prior to treatment. After washing, place clean clothes in

new plastic bags (seal them tightly). Discard old plastic bags outside for

garbage removal. Do not re-use.

 

6. You must keep all areas such as closets, dressers, bookshelves, wall units,

hutches, breakfronts, etc. empty in preparation for the follow-up treatment.

It is the customer’s responsibility to call for the follow-up service

approximately 3 weeks after the original treatment.

 

7. Pregnant women must consult their physician regarding this treatment and

submit written authorization before service can be provided.

 

8. Toddlers under the age of one year must be out of the apartment for a

minimum of 24 hours. Anyone with an asthmatic condition must stay out of

the apartment for a minimum of 48 hours.

 

9. The apartment must be vacant for a minimum of 4 hours following the

treatment or until the chemical is completely dry.

 

10. All pets must be out of the apartment for at least 6 hours. Birds must be out

of the apartment for 24 hours. Fish tanks must be covered tightly with

plastic and the filter must be turned off.

 

11. After bedbug treatment has been provided, we strongly recommend that

mattress covers labeled for bedbugs or dust mites be used on all mattresses

to avoid contact with the chemicals used in treatment.

 

** Please be advised that Bed Bug Patrol will remove the netting from

underneath any sofas andchairs throughout the apartment in order to

properly provide treatment **

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