One of the questions that we are frequently asked is: "when can I be sure the bed bugs are gone?" The short answer is that if you have had a professional treatment and if it has been three weeks since the end of the treatment with no signs (i.e. bites, live bugs, new fecal matter or casts skins) of continuing infestation, then it is likely that your bed bug infestation has been controlled.
One of the most common first steps that our customers take after they discover bed bugs is dispose of their mattress, sofa, or other furniture. The premise behind that action is simple: they found bed bugs on the bed, so throwing away the bed gets rid of them.
Bedbugs may live up to a year without feeding, so keep the cover on your mattress for at least a year to make sure all bugs in the mattress are dead. Repair cracks in plaster and glue down peeling
Do not stop the treatment once the bed bugs are gone. Keep it up for another month or two. This is because there may still be some bed bug eggs laying about. They often hatch even after the adult bed bugs are all gone. Use pitfalls sprinkled with baby powder under the 4 legs of the bed.
Bed bugs spend much of their time in dark, hidden locations like mattress seams or cracks in the wall. Treatment is symptomatic. Eliminating bed bugs from the home is often difficult, partly because bed bugs can survive up to a year without feeding. Repeated treatments of a home may be required.
Call Bed Bugs all Gone, expert exterminators who have a revolutionary, non-toxic treatment plan that can out-last the bed bugs and kill them as they come out of hiding for well over a year. It's not a matter of "if you'll get bedbugs; it's a matter of when.