Yes, spraying vinegar directly on bed bugs can kill them because vinegar is a strong acetic acid that can disrupt an insect's nervous system. While this home remedy is safe and effective, it is not a standalone treatment, meaning you won't be able to eradicate a bed bug infestation with vinegar alone.
Permethrin used to kill bed bugs but overuse has gradually produced strains of bed bugs with pesticide resistance who are essentially immune to it. New types of pyrethroids will kill them better than permethrin but they are still pyrethroids just like permethrin and we're not sure how long they'll continue to be effective.
Professional bed bug chemicals can eliminate most bed bugs and their eggs. In some cases, especially large facilities, sniffing dogs may be needed to sniff out all the larvae and adults. An integrated pest management approach is the best way to treat bed bugs in homes, hotels and offices.
Yes will it kill the bed bugs if kept above 139 + degrees for over 2 hours, yes. However those machines cant guarantee to get cubic inch in your hotel room, apt, or home. It can't heat up whats behind your walls and in the light sockets.
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