how much does it cost to treat bed bugs

How much does it cost to treat bed bugs?

Bed bugs don't care who you are or how much money you have.

It’s true, bed bug infestations have grown at alarming rates over the last several years. In fact, the Greenville/Spartanburg SC area is in the top 25 cities in the U.S. for bed bug activity. Bed bugs are easily transferred from one person to another when traveling by plane, bus, train, and cabs. The reason for the huge influx of bed bug infestations is increased travel, especially overseas travel.

Cost of bed bug treatment

Details & cost of a bed bug chemical treatment:

  • $300 for single room.
  • No guarantee with chemical treatment.
  • $250 per room when treating 2 or more rooms at the same time. 

Details & cost of bed bug heat remediation treatment: 

  • $1.25 per Square Ft. (example: Apartment 850 sq. ft. would be $1062)
  • We include a 2-week followup visit to inspect and make sure everything looks good.
  • 30 day guarantee with retreatment if necessary.
  • We do offer payment plans with this treatment.
  • Anyone who has had a bed bug heat remediation treatment qualifies to go on our Bed Bug Prevention Service.
  • You can opt to go with treating only certain rooms with heat. The cost would be $400 per room. (No guarantee if we aren’t treating entire home)

Why does it cost so much to get rid of bed bugs?

Due to bed bugs developing resistance to chemical treatments over the years, and the inability to get the chemical to all places needed to make sure all bed bugs are eliminated, we just can’t offer a guarantee with chemical treatments. We can offer a guarantee with Bed Bug Heat Remediation though. With heat remediation, we are able to penetrate all the areas necessary to make sure we get all bed bug adults, eggs and all stages between. With our special heat treatment rig, we can heat the home enough to make sure even the most elusive bed bug will die. No bed bugs are safe from heat, not even bed bugs hiding in carpets, walls, mattresses, couch cushions, or even in your favorite recliner. 

It is a lot of work setting up for a heat treatment, there are special heaters and fans that need to be strategically placed throughout the home. We then have to place anywhere from 4 to 6 remote heat sensors in each room. These sensors send information back to a computer which we monitor to make sure we bring the home up to the correct temperature and let us know when we’ve reached the correct amount of time at that temperature. It takes several hours to bring the home up to the 135℉. This temperature then has to be maintained for several hours to make sure we kill all the bed bugs. We usually arrive at a home at 9 am to start and it takes most of the working day to complete.

We know the cost to treat bed bugs isn’t cheap. We know there are people out there that will treat your home for cheaper. We also know we hear from people daily after they have used one of these cheaper options and then need treatment done right. Make sure you choose correctly when dealing with bed bugs. Saving a little money sounds great until you realize that cheap treatment didn’t work. Go with a bed bug expert, do your research, know the company you are going to deal with. Look at reviews, testimonials, ask around.

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Chelsea W.
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"Calling and setting up a 1 year contract was smooth sailing, the operator was very polite and accommodating. Within just a few days (I had to reschedule) a technician came out and explained everything in detail as to what he was doing and planned to do, as well as what to expect in the future. The process was quick and easy. 10/10"
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"Walker Pest Control is the best! They are super helpful and always ask for my input at every single visit. My tech always follows through with my questions and provides services custom tailored just for me. Thank you guys so much for a job very well done!"
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Lukas was exceptional in his treatment of a volatile situation...bedbugs on the loose. I was impressed with his step by step approach towards the goal of total eradication. He took extra time to explain what he was going to do and why he had chosen such an approach. His confidence was both refreshing and reassuring. I would gladly recommend Walker to those who want professional help at an affordable cost.
Carrie F
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Outstanding service! I love when we use the online request form they are out the very next day to take care of any issues. Since we been using them we hardly have seen any spiders, or bugs in our house. I personally am freaked out over spiders. So I am highly happy with this company. We used ***** for 5 years but after the constant price increases we went elsewhere. I am much more happier with Walker Pest over any other company. They listen and show they actually care and take care of any problems ASAP!.
Robert S
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On time! Professional service! You can tell a lot about a company you are doing business with by who they send to your house to represent the company and provide the service. Wade was fantastic! He answered all my questions and was very informative on what the service provided. Great company! Would highly recommend!
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I have been using Walker Pest control for termite protection and mosquito control for several years. I love working in my yard so I especially appreciate the mosquito treatment. I have always found everyone at Walker to be honest, dependable, pleasant and professional. I was so pleased with their services that I recommended them to my son when he bought his new home, and I would not hesitate to recommend their services to others.
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