More than Just Bed Bugs: 5 Benefits of Heat Treating Your Home

July 18, 2019

Heat is not just for bed bugs! Every living organism has a thermal death point, not only insects but bacteria and allergens as well. Keep your family safe and your environment fresh with TRS Extermination heat. Take a look at these five benefits of heat treating your home.


Eliminate indoor odors

Heat can freshen the air in your home by denaturing many allergens and destroying the chemical basis of many odors. In 1999, GreenTech Heat treated a condo where a dead body had sat for 25 days. The offensive odor of the decaying body was overwhelming. The heat treatment killed 98.4% of existing bacteria in the condo and eliminated the odor. Read more here.


Help keep your home allergy free

The most common source of indoor allergens is the dust mite. Feeding off household dust and moisture, they can exacerbate allergic rhinitis, asthma, and eczema. Dust mites are killed after 60 minutes at 140°F (House Dust Mites, University of Nebraska, Bug Facts 013-97).


Dry out after a flood or hurricane

House floods can devastate a structure with water permeating structural beams leading to dangerous mold and destructive wood rot. Regardless of a flood source— anything from an overflowing toilet to an overflowing river or storm surge— heat treating after a flood can help dry the structure and kill accompanying microbes.


Protect against diseases left behind after a rodent invasion

Rodents have a way of sneaking into your home. Although your pest control company can kill, trap, and seal in order to get rid of your invaders, they often fall short in eliminating the dangerous diseases these pests leave behind. The thermal process eradicates hantavirus and other health hazards in less than a few hours.


Kill all your insect invaders

When applied correctly, a heat treatment eliminates bed bugs, but also other common household pests like cockroaches, termites, and fleas. You don’t have to rely on toxic chemicals to create a bug-free home!

Heat technology is effective against all forms of insect pests, but we have found it to be equally effective against problem-causing allergens and bacteria as well. Give TRS Extermination a call at 513-604-6332. We are ready to help or consult with any unique applications. We offer emergency bed bug services to end your bed bug nightmare.


Don’t take our word for it

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You don’t have to live with bed bugs

January 3, 2020

You can get bed bugs from almost anywhere, and having bed bugs is not your fault.You don’t have to live with bed bugs. You also don’t have to live with lengthy bed bug treatments where you and your family continue to get bit while everyone waits for pesticides to work. Read more

Bed bugs don’t take holidays... unless they’re traveling to eat you!

December 3, 2019

So, how do these bugs get in your bed and everywhere else around your home? They don’t just appear one day! These bugs hitch hike or walk through the unusual places in search of a host— you and your family! Remember they are an insect that needs to feed to survive. It’s interesting how many people discover bed bugs in their home and say “I know where they came from”. In reality the introduction of a bed bug could have come from anywhere. Read more

A time for giving thanks

November 22, 2019

We are the recipients of gratitude and thanks every time we perform a bed bug heat treatment. The words our customers use— even the looks on their faces— clearly communicate the change we bring into their lives. It’s not fun walking in to someone’s home or business and experiencing their despair, panic, frustration, fear, or hopelessness. A bed bug infestation is disparaging! Good folks share their stories with us, and we hear their pain and disgust. We use heat to eradicate bed bugs because heat does more than just kill bed bugs. I believe in giving more than we take, and a heat treatment makes your life better. Read more

Heat disinfects and works harder than pesticides

November 15, 2019

Heat kills bed bugs and other insects. It’s been proven in university studies since the late 1980s. We prove it every day in the field, treating homes and business of good folks like you. I want to take a moment and describe the cleansing and disinfecting power of heat, and the benefits heat provides to you and your family, your business, your friends and customers. These additional benefits are included for free every time we do a bed bug heat treatment. Read more

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