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.
Questions extherminate™
Safe Heat Kit
Chemical Treatment
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 moving into our home in Calgary we realized we were dealing with bed bugs! After some research I discovered that doing heat treatment was the most effective with such a problem. I contacted Steve at You Kill Bedbugs and he was very helpful. Not only did he return my call promptly, but he was able to schedule us in very quickly. The heating units were dropped off and we were given an explanation of how to use them. They were easy to set up and move around and we were able to do all the rooms in our 4 bedroom house in the time allotted. I feel confident that we have disposed of our unwanted guests. It also puts me at ease knowing that Steve stands behind his work and his company and that if our guests return we contact him for help. I would definitely recommend this company for the treatment of bed bugs.

Cassie in Calgary, Alberta

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.

The Louis’s near Edmonton, Alberta

This was the most effective way of getting rid of the bugs from the other chemicals and bed bug sprays we used. We actually got to see the dead bed bugs and got to clear them out, so I think everybody in the house appreciated the method. What we liked the most about it was, there were no chemicals or any dangerous things used so we did not have to leave the house or anything while the process went. That was a good thing. Thanks a lot.

Anonymous in Edmonton, Alberta

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.

Cherie D in Edmonton, Alberta

Thanks Steve. The process was easy and the service great. I was happy to avoid the use of chemicals. Lots of information was provided and all of my questions answered. I would definitely recommend this service to anybody.

Stacey in Calgary, Alberta

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

Anonymous in Calgary, Alberta

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.

Danielle W in Calgary, Alberta

Hi, I used heat kit 3-4 months ago but bed bugs come back. I have still warranty that why I got heat kit again. I hope so this time bed bugs no come again. I like heat system. Hope so not come back again.

Anonymous in Edmonton, Alberta

We used You Kill Bed Bugs portable heaters. They were easy and straight forward to use. The management was courteous and returned calls promptly. We had an issue with the stove connection blowing the breaker and they made a suggestion to rectify the problem. I would recommend them for environmental solutions.

Anonymous in Edmonton, Alberta

We had a bed bug problem for several months before we realized what it was. We didn’t want to do a chemical treatment as I was 8 months pregnant, so we found a company that used natural cedar soap. After three unsuccessful treatments we looked into other options and came across You Kill Bed Bugs. The owner is helpful and knowledgeable. He was able to drop off the equipment to us within 2 days of calling him. He set everything up and made sure we knew how to operate it. Here’s to hoping we’re bed bug-free forever! We would recommend this service to anyone.

C.D. in Calgary, Alberta

Hi Steve…Thank you for your services and help. I found that you helped to make sure that all set up was done correctly so that none of my personal items were ruined and the process seemed to have worked seamlessly. I would recommend you in the future.

Stacia Z in Calgary, Alberta

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.

Anonymous in Sundre, Alberta

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

Anonymous in Edmonton, Alberta

The exterminators brought in two devices that killed the bed bugs that were extremely bad in the 2 rooms. It was successful! Thank You

Heather W. in Edmonton, Alberta

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!

Melissa in Edmonton, Alberta

You Kill Bedbugs Ltd… Steve, My partner and I were very impressed at the level of professionalism and patience this companies employees had when the treatment was not successful after the first week we were told to keep the equipment for an additional week, no questions asked. Any time I had a concern Steve made himself available to answer my questions and this is why I would recommend these services to anyone dealing with a similar situation. Thank you for your understanding and providing and alternative to harsh chemical treatments.

Sincerely Jullaina S in Calgary, Alberta

Just submitting a testimony for our recent heat treatment for bed bugs. We had a problem at our previous apartment which unfortunately moved into our new apartment with us. We had You Kill Bedbugs come in right away to handle the problem. they were quick to set up, through with instruction, and the treatment was easy to handle once the technician left. We have been bedbug free for a week now thanks to this heat treatment. Highly recommended! Thanks very much

Anonymous in Edmonton, Alberta

The service was easy to use and set up. Once in place didn’t have to constantly check to see if it was working. I would recommend to anyone with a bedbugs problem

Anonymous in Calgary, Alberta

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.

Barbara in Calgary, Alberta

You Kill Bed Bugs Ltd methods truly work. This is the second time using the company at different locations and the heaters performed well. They got rid of all the bed bugs. Thanks again.

Fred in Edmonton, Alberta

Once we realized what we were dealing with at our house, we did a lot of research to find out what to do about the situation. All the research we saw indicated that heat was the best solution, with much less likelihood of a re-infestation than with chemicals. I contacted You Kill Bedbugs for help. They were great and best of all, they solved the problem completely. Now several months later, we’re still all clear. A hearty recommendation form northwest Calgary!

S.W. in Calgary, Alberta

The heat treatment that You Kill Bed bugs offers is definitely the way to go for getting rid of bed bugs. The people are very friendly and give you lots of extra tips and facts to help make the set up and treatment easier. The equipment is kept clean and organized and easy to handle. The information guide that comes with it lists all the items that needs to be removed form the room before beginning which is a super big help in saving those items you don’t want damaged. They also give you a handheld inferred thermometer which makes testing the room temperature a piece of cake. Since the treatment and making sure all the laundry was properly handled and cleaned before re entering the room we have had no problems since. The mission was a success! Thank you Shaun and all the members of You Kill Bed bugs Ltd. for helping save my house from this pests.

Anonymous in Edmonton, Alberta

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.

M.D. in Edmonton, Alberta

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.

Lori Prokop in Calgary, Alberta

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.

David E in Calgary, Alberta
We needed to do a second treatment, but other than that, everything went great, we don't seem to have any more issues, but we'll keep an eye out.
Christopher

Hey, just an email to say that as of yet we have not found any damages that what we talked about. Or bugs!!

Miranda in Calgary, Alberta

Happy new year Shaun. I just want to thank you again. I am doing my saturday cleaning and am reminded that ever since I have put up the carpet tape, i have not seen no signs of bed bugs. I am so relieved and so grateful for your advice. I got your name through the BBB and you deserve your high ranking. Thank you so much and I will be sure to recommend you any time I hear of anyone that needs an exterminator.

Susan in Edmonton, Alberta

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

Ikram H in Edmonton, Alberta

Really liked a no-chemical solution. It seemed to have worked. No bugs!!
The best solution to an ugly problem.