Safe and Effective Bed Bug Heat Treatment Services in Calgary
HEAT TREATMENT PROCESS
Although there are currently several options available for getting rid of bedbugs, we recommend heat because:
Heat Treatment is Effective
Most exterminators use toxic chemicals to kill bed bugs but these chemicals are only effective at killing live bugs; they do not destroy the eggs. This often leads to re-infestation, requiring a second or even third treatment to exterminate the bedbugs completely. . Bed bug heat treatment in Calgary kills adult and juvenile bedbugs as well as bed bug eggs, preventing future infestations. Heat treatment also penetrates furniture, bedding and walls; thus killing bed bugs that are hidden deep within the cracks and crevices. In our experience, 92% of bedbug infestations are eradicated after a single treatment.
Heat Treatment is Fast
With our bed bug heat treatment in Calgary, you can get results fast. Because heat kills all stages of bed bug in a single treatment, we can take care of your bed bug issue in as little as 8 hours. Although, chemical treatments can be completed in an hour or less, follow up treatments are often required, leaving you with bedbugs for weeks longer than if you had used heat.
Heat Treatment is Convenient
Using heat treatment minimizes disturbance to your household. Heat treatment requires less preparation – there is no need to move furniture; no need to dispose of furniture and no additional treatments are necessary
Heat Treatment is Safe for your Family and your Belongings
Traditional chemical and pesticide treatments contain toxins that are not only harmful to bedbugs, but also to humans and animals. When used properly, bed bug heat treatment in Edmonton is extremely safe for you, your pets and your belongings.
extherminate™ equipment is safe and we have taken all precautions to eliminate any possible chance of a fire or damage to a structure.
Other Common Questions About Heat Treatment
What should I take with me on the day of the heat treatment?
- Take as little as possible. The more you take with you, the greater chance of bringing a bed bug with you.
- Items you should remove include:
- live plants and any pets (including fish)
- candles, crayons, lipstick, crafts held together with glue
- Vinyl items – vinyl blinds, records
- Medications (these can be placed in the fridge as well)
- Refer to our extherminate™ User Manual for full instructions
What about my TV and other electronics?
- Electronics, including TVs and computers, will not be damaged by heat treatment. We ask that you turn them off prior to treatment.
- Refer to our extherminate™ User Manual for full instructions.
Do I need to throw out my mattress?
- Toxic chemicals used by traditional methods are absorbed into your mattress and in most cases must be thrown away after treatment. Because our method does not use these chemicals, you can keep your mattress and that expensive bedding.
- Refer to our extherminate™ User Manual for full instructions.
What should I expect after a heat treatment?
- Your home and many of your belongings may still be warm. This is normal and your home and belongings will cool down shortly. Opening windows and doors can speed up this process.
- You will find dead bed bugs after the treatment. These can be easily vacuumed up. You should not find any live bed bugs in your home. If you believe that you still have live bed bugs please contact us immediately.
Safe Heat Kit
|Area to be treated||Only those rooms that have bed bugs (typically bedroom / living room)||Spot or PerimeterTreatment|
|How many treatments are required?||1||Several (usually a minimum of 3)|
|How long will the treatment take?||24 hours per room||Approx. 1 hr. or less|
|How long will I be kept out of my home?||You won’t||4 hours to 2 days or more|
|Are residual chemicals left behind?||No||Yes|
|Should I be concerned for children or pets?||No||Possible reaction to chemicals|
|Will I have to throw out furniture and bedding?||No||Maybe|
|Pest movement after treatment||None||Pests are starting to detect the chemical and starting to move around the structure|
|Preparation for treatment||Remove heat sensitive itemsNo furniture movement||Move all furniture to center of room, stand bed against wall, wash all clothing|
|Clean up after treatment||Vacuum to clean up dead bugs||Vacuum and wipe residual chemical off all items|
|Cost||$699 per 7 day rental||Cost less per treatment but requires multiple applications and may require some furniture to be discarded and replaced|
What Our Clients Say About Us
After finding bite marks of what we thought were from bed bugs, we contacted You Kill Bed Bugs inquiring about their services. They responded promptly answering all of our questions as well as providing insight into where the bugs may have come from and where in the house they were potentially living. They put us in contact with a bed bug sniffing dog to ensure bed bugs actually were in the home as to not treat unnecessarily. When bed bugs were discovered they were able to provide their services within the week. Documentation around the heat treatment was provided including preparation of the home. they arrived in the morning and worked around our schedule. We appreciated that Steve and Shaun were very discrete and didn’t arrive in a van with giant bed bugs on the side of it. They thoroughly inspected to ensure that we did not miss anything that would be damaged by the heat treatment. The heat treatment worked well and our bed bug concerns are now gone. We are no longer being bitten in the night. Follow up phone calls were made right after the treatment as well as a month later. We always felt well informed regarding what they were doing to and in our home. Thanks for the great service.
This was a very simple system to set up and use even if it was a little hard to move from room to room in the house. The cables were bulky as well but the stove box worked great. The heat was amazing in the room and I had no fear of anything being turned to char. The pre-use instructions were also very helpful in making sure I didn’t have any damage to my stuff. Thanks for the easy remedy!
You Kill Bedbugs was great. They came over right away and the heaters were super easy to use and effective. We haven’t had any problems since they came over
I am glad You Kill Bedbugs was able to rent me their kit on such short notice. I was able to operate it without any trouble and everything worked great. I’m hoping that heating my bedroom/bathroom was enough to eliminate all the bugs. It sure was a lot cheaper than doing the whole house, so I’m glad the heating kit was an option.
AFTER PURCHASING THE BED BUG MACHINE IN 2014 WE HAVE APPROX 1262 HRS ON THE MACHINE. WE HAVE DONE A TOTAL OF 40 TREATMENTS ON INDIVIDUAL ROOMS WITH THE MACHINE. TO DATE I AM ESTIMATING THAT IT HAS SAVED OUR AGENCY ABOUT $10,000 IN EXTERMINATOR FEES. WE HAVE GREATLY BENEFITED FROM HAVING THE MACHINE, AND MANY OTHER AGENCIES IN THE COMMUNITY INQUIRED AS TO HOW WE KEEP ON TOP OF THE BED BUG SITUATION. AND WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT THEY GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU TO GET A MACHINE FOR THEIR BUILDINGS. THANKS A LOT
These guys, You Kill Bedbugs, are hands down the best service available for killing bed bugs in Calgary. Their machines are very easy to use, and very light to move. The guy Steve is very friendly and explained us everything. I will recommend everyone to call you kill bed bugs if you have bedbugs problem as they are the best. Thanks a lot for your help!
I had a good experience with You Kill bedbugs in every way. Very professional, very helpful, and I believe in their heating technology. In my experience powders and sprays do not work all that well.
We had bedbugs problem in our house. Every night there were bedbug bites on few of us. My kids were so scared specially my daughter, she refused to sleep by herself in her room. Therefore I started search on the internet how to get rid of this problem. I went through different treatment options like different chemical treatments. But these chemical treatments require lots of preparation. Then I came across heat treatment and found research articles those were backing the heat treatments as a best option to get rid of bed bugs. Therefore I decided to call a few companies and finally decided to go with youkillbedbugs because they are purely bedbug treatment guys and their charges are way better than other companies. So I called Steve Stein and discussed about my problem. He was very professional, friendly and listened my problem very carefully I was so relieved after talking to him. After few days he came to my house with heat treatment equipment. He did whole setup in my house. Now my house is completely bed bug free and I owe all this to these guys. I highly recommend youkillbedbugs company. Thank you guys.
Hi Bed bug kill… We had a problem of bed bugs, came with our tenants in the basement. I used the heating system and they are gone. O think the heating system is the only way to kill them. Thanks
Steve was very helpful, knowledgeable, and professional. We are very happy with our experience with You Kill Bedbugs Ltd. We rented the heat kit for 1 week and did the treatment ourselves, and it was successful. We can sleep peacefully knowing that all stages of the bed bugs were killed by the heat. I will recommend this company to everyone that has the misfortune of having bed bugs.
Thank you very much. It was very easy and the equipment was light and easy to move around. Excellent customer service. He showed us how to use it and was very polite. The cost was good not too expensive. Thanks again
There’s little point in wasting words, so I’ll get right down to brass tax. As I did my research, I found out about the heat kit. Initially I was skeptical, but must say it really does work! Steve was very informative on how to operate the equipment and very responsive to all my inquiries. Thank you guys for bringing my bedbug nightmare to an end.
You Kill Bedbugs were great to work with. They answered all our questions, delivered and picked up the equipment on time. Steve even answered his cell phone on the weekend. Our place got very hot and free of bed bugs. I would use them again if we ever run into this problem again.
We used the bed bug heat treatment for the first time and after the first week there was improvement but not all bed bugs were eliminated. We used it the second week and now there are zero of the bed bugs that we see. We had a very bad infestation so maybe that is why. Steve is very accomodating in how he served us. He was flexible and easy to deal with when it came to our situation. Thank you
We like the heat treatment. I think bed bug is gone now. it is safe equipment. We like it. Thank you
When my tenants told me about the bed bugs they found in my rented condo I researched the internet and found the website of You Kill Bed Bugs. I contacted them and they explained how to get rid of bed bugs and how to put two-sided carpet tape around the perimeter to see if any were coming into the condo from adjoining units. I was able to use the heater and fan to heat the condo rooms to 55C which would kill the bugs and the eggs at the same time. This is much easier than using a chemical spray which could be harmful to persons residing in the rooms. The chemical treatment requires further spraying after the first treatment to be sure all the bugs hatched from eggs previously laid have be killed. It has been four days since I used the heat kit. To date we have not seen any bugs.
Hi Steve, thanks for your great help! Since september three of my tenants had been seriously subjecting to bed bugs. I sprayed chemicals, which are advertised to be effective to kill bed bugs, in the whole rooms, but it seems not so effective as advertised. I had to ask a professional company for help. I looked for it on the internet and found the website www.youkillbedbugs.com We called Steve and he explained how the heating process treatment can eliminate the bed bugs patiently. He is pretty nice. Steve delivered the heating instrument here on Sept 26, then I heated all the rooms in the house above 50 degree C. the heating treatment seems very effective, at least there is no new bite since sept 26. I hope the bed bugs at all stages (especially the eggs) have all been killed. The heating treatment is pretty simple, easy to operate, and Eco-friendly. If somebody else is subjected to bed bugs in the future, I would not hesitate to recommend Steve’s company to him/her. Thanks again Steve. Have a good day. I hope I do not have to see you again in the future 🙂
I used the bed bug heat kill kit from youkillbedbugs.com and it was a very simple and effective way to treat bed bugs. A good company to work with.
Really liked a no-chemical solution. It seemed to have worked. No bugs!!
The best solution to an ugly problem.
I am writing a testimonial for my experience with your heat service. This summer my daughter returned from a day trip out in Kananaskis and had a couple of nights of consistent bed bug biting. I opted to be proactive and had a heat treatment done while we were away. My experience with You Kill Bedbugs Ltd. was very positive. our consultation was professional and thorough. I was also surprised and pleased to learn that the heat treatment kills mold as well. We have had some basement flooding in the past and mold has been a concern of mine for a few years. the house definitely is fresher and feels clean. A lot of dust and debris does get kicked up, nut after a good cleaning it feels better than ever. Also, no more bites. I would recommend this service without hesitation.
Excellent fast and reliable service. Steve was great at explaining how the product works. Will recommend.
Just a short note to thank you for your prompt attention to my bedbug problem, I really appreciated learning more about getting rid of bedbugs and seeing how heat can contribute to that. I worked with your equipment, after you diligently explained and went through each step with me, I heated each room to the required temperature and time needed. I worked at my own pace and within a week my place was cleaned. Again than you for your advice and assistance in dealing with this problem. I found your price to be reasonable and would recommend you as the person to call when dealing with bedbugs. Thanks again.
I wanted to thank You Kill Bedbugs for being very professional and knowledgeable in helping us with the bug problem. I would recommend him to anyone. Thanks Steve!
At the end of July, 2011 You Kill Bedbugs heat treated me house and I’m enormously relived to report there have been no bedbug sightings since. They advised what items should be removed from the house. There were no problems. In addition both Steve and Shaun were well informed and pleasant to deal with.
This Company is awesome. Steve was very helpful, and getting the equipment was easy. The treatment worked so far and wasn't hard to do. I would recommend this company(You Kill Bedbugs Ltd.) any day.
Hello. We scoured the Net for all kinds of options and found yours to be the best priced option with great reviews. Additionally, the machine was easy to set up and use. The pre-operating video and preps were very thorough and detailed. Nobody wants to spend $500/=, but if it got rid of the problem, then it was worth every cent! Nobody, should go through this problem...but life happens. Importantly, your product worked and your customer service was excellent! Thanks Steve and Company!!
PS. Don't take this personally, but we hope NEVER to need your services again....lol
You Kill Bedbugs saved us! They were efficient, knowledgeable, and fast! We needed immediate action for our problem and were so relieved once the heaters started. All the advise with the carpet tape was so helpful and it was easy and chemical free. Than you so much.
U might find this hard to believe, but our bed bug experience was a pleasant one! Not from the bed bugs of course haha, but dealing with Steve at You Kill Bed Bugs. We never thought this would happen to us or even knew what bed bugs were. We were shocked and embarrassed but Steve assured us that this can and does happen to anyone, regardless of how careful and clean u think u are. After some education in bed bugs and on our easy to use heat treatments, we were cured and will now be forever grateful to Steve and company to be rid of our problem. Thank you!
Recently our family and friends came back from traveling in Alberta where we discovered that one of our party found a bed big in her bed. We took precautions when we returned to our home but felt there were some signs of bed bugs. I was looking for an effective, eco-friendly system to clean my home with out using pesticides. I looked in the yellow pages after doing some research on the internet and found a company called You Kill Bed Bugs. We live in a small town some distance form Edmonton, but this company was more than co-operative in helping us with a take home system to meet our needs. They met me on the outskirts of the city with a portable heater and fan unit that could easily be transported to our home with 100 feet of power cords. A friendly young man thoroughly explained the equipment and how to use it. Wow, what and easy, effective machine. I felt confident that this heat method was doing it’s job to prevent any spread of an infestation. it was easily moved from room to room, following the instructions that were sent to me by email. Knowing how important it is to have a method which could penetrate into the hard to get cracks and corners, relieved any fears that some bugs or larva may be missed. With a growing concern in this country of bed bug contamination, I feel that this company and its safe effective system are the way to go. i would be sure to use this company again.
I used You Kill bed bugs in December 2012. the service delivery guy was quite close to the time arranged and the equipment did not take too long to set up. Prepping your house or apartment can be time consuming though, so please keep that in mind when scheduling the delivery of the equipment. Treating the bedroom was a breeze as I could just shut the door and check the temperature sporadically. The living room, however, was a different story as I have an open concept apartment and I couldn’t get the temperature to heat up enough. I decided to jack up the heat in the apartment and that got the temperature above 47 degrees Celsius. I am not 100% convinced my problem has been solved but I am praying heat treating has worked. Best of luck!