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Rita from Indianapolis In. writes,

I have rental property empty with bed bugs, can i steam clean the carpets or what do i need to do?


Since bedbugs can live in wall voids, behind baseboards and in other hidden areas you will have to do more than steam the carpets, though steaming the carpets can help. We recommend using a hand duster to apply dust insecticide such as Cimexa dust to the wall voids and power outlets. We also recommend using a spray in the cracks and crevices around the baseboards and other areas such as Temprid SC to eliminate hidden bedbugs as they emerge from hiding. Because no one is living there the bedbugs can be dormant which could prolong control efforts.

Answer last updated on: 01/19/2013

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