Bed Bug Infestation
Some pest infestations are extreme, but this one may very well
beat them all.
When Rose Pest Solutions was contacted to help treat a
middle-class home in Dayton, Ohio for bed bugs*, the company had no
idea it was about to encounter one of the worst infestations it has
The private residence is home to a 90-year old living with
Alzheimer's disease and a priest who frequently travels. As a
result, the home became a perfect breeding ground for bed bugs and
the infestation quickly spiraled out of control. Unfortunately, the
occupants didn't understand the severity of the problem until the
house was taken over by thousands of these blood-sucking
That's when Rose Pest Solutions was called in to save the day (and
In order to control the infestation, an intensive, seven-hour heat
treatment was used inside the residence. The lawn furniture was
even placed in the house for treatment after the technicians took a
break outside and found 20-30 bed bugs that had made their way onto
During the last two hours of treatment, no live bed bugs were
found. However, return visits will most likely be needed to ensure
that the house remains free of bed bugs.
photo depicts a severe case of bed bug droppings found on the
photo depicts a metal box found under the bed covered with bed
*Bed bugs received their common name
from their habit of feeding on humans while they sleep in their
beds. They are an extremely difficult pest to control and require
the help of a qualified pest professional. For more information and
prevention tips, please visit AllThingsBedBugs.org.
Thank you to Rose Pest Solutions
for sharing this Extreme Infestation story.
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