In case you have bed bugs in home an integrated pest management (IPM) strategy is ideal to solve the issue. But, there are things you can do in order to take care of the issue before the use of therapy.
After bed bugs are recognized and verified on your house there are definite pre-treatment measures you need to take. Preparing the space for bed pest review is vital for successful bed pest management.
A comprehensive review prior to any cleaning lets you ascertain the degree of the issue. It averts the disturbance and disperse of bed bugs until the use of therapy.
Bed pest review checklist
A. Eliminate curtains and curtains in the window and set them in plastic bin bag and seal the bags closely.
B. Eliminate all bed removal, pillows and cases from the mattress and set them into plastic bags. Seal the bags closely before hauling them into the laundry area.
C. Empty drawers, cabinets, night stands, wardrobes and tables and put possessions to plastic bags. Seal the bags closely.
D. Place clothes, shoes and coats into plastic bags. Seal the bags closely before removing them into the laundry area.
E. Place all loose clothes (e.g. clothes located out the dresser) to plastic bags and launder according to laundry directions below.
F. Remove all items from beneath the bed and onto the ground and put them into plastic bin bag and seal the bags closely.
G. Put all things which aren’t washable (e.g. plastic toys, books, electronic equipment ) to plastic bags for review and seal the bags closely.
H. Eliminate all luxury and cloth items, except lavish furniture and set them into plastic bin bag and seal the bags closely.
I. Remove and launder the cushions of plush furniture when possible.
M. Remove tv set from wall unit, when appropriate. Keep all electric equipment in the regions for therapy.
n. If heating or ac units are close to the mattress remove front panel for review.
O. Undo rugs in the wall/floor junction. Don’t remove the carpeting from the area.
P. Eliminate all wall mounted objects and set them in a plastic bag for review.
R. Place magazines, books, notepads and documents etc. right into a bag for review.
S. Eliminate everything off the ground to allow detailed review.
T. Pets and people must vacate the region during therapy and wait patiently beyond the region for at least 4 hours following treatment.
u. In case you have fish tank at the home, cover it with a towel or plastic as it’s very sensitive to dyes.
V. Clean all clothes linen and other things and isolate them till the bed bug issue is solved.
X. Pry baseboard from the wall where potential.
Y. Discard all plastic bags used to transfer infested things to an external trash bin.
Set the items into plastic bin bags following drying and then seal the bags closely. Keep all laundered things from the infested area before the pest problem was solved.