Electric Entotherm - Bed bug treatment Our process

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Electric Entotherm - Bed bug treatment Our process
Bed Bug Heat Treatment
Electric Entotherm An Ehrlich Service
Bed bug treatment
Our process
The resurgence of bed bugs worldwide has
1. Ehrlich’s skilled and trained Technicians
made them especially problematic for all
use specialized Entotherm equipment to industries. Proficient hitchhikers, bed bugs
elevate ambient room temperature.
are easily imported into your property
or home via luggage, clothing and other
Rooms can be back in service
within 12 hours.
Heat treatment at a glance
the air is re-circulated and moisture personal items.
is removed, increasing bed bug control.
Damaged reputation, dissatisfaction,
3. By optimizing furniture arrangement bad publicity, lost business and lawsuits
and positioning high temperature fans, are some of the consequences that can
hot air circulation is maximized, cool
be experienced when bed bugs are
spots are eliminated and lethal encountered.
temperatures are achieved in all areas
of the treatment zone.
Although traditional pesticide treatment
• A “green” option – limited
or chemical-free process.
must be applied three times over a four
• Bed bug activity can significantly damage your reputation.
innovative method that is less intrusive-
• Ehrlich can eliminate all
stages of bed bugs and return a property to use within 12 hours.
• Technicians have over 40 hours
of classroom and field training
and are certified to use specialized
Entotherm equipment to ensure
safe and effective treatment.
• Ehrlich offers a range of tips
and services to help solve any
bed bug situation.
• Effective on all stages of bed bug development.
2. During the heat treatment process, to six week period, Ehrlich employs an
Entotherm Technology.
4. Temperature probes are placed in strategic locations and infrared, remote
sensors verify that critical temperatures are achieved.
At the conclusion of your service, your
Entotherm using forced hot air
technology
Technician will provide a printout of the
Ehrlich Pest Control has developed a
effectiveness of our treatment.
one-service treatment strategy using forced
hot air technology to obtain quick, reliable
temperatures sustained and monitored
during treatment to validate the
Ehrlich Service Assurance
results and effectively address bed bug
Although Ehrlich cannot prevent
infestations. Our technique ensures lethal
reintroduction of bed bugs, we provide
temperatures are attained and sustained for
optimal results eliminating bed bugs and
their eggs from your property.
assurance of additional conventional
treatment at no cost should bed bug
activity be identified and reported to
us within 30 days of the heat treatment
service.
Bed Bug Electric Entotherm
Preparation Requirements
Property Owner or Manager Preparations
˚ Sprinkler Systems rated below 155°F need to be shut down and sprinkler heads need to be removed or
replaced with heads rated at 155°F or higher.
˚ Deactivate or remove smoke/heat/fire detectors and alarms in service area. Contact alarm company if needed.
˚ Detach carpet from perimeter tack strips and roll up area rugs (leave area rugs in treatment area).
˚ Remove receptacle and switch plate covers from walls. Replace them after service is completed.
Resident or Tenant Preparations
˚ Remove pets and plants from treatment area.
˚ Unlock and make accessible all storage chests, luggage and cabinets.
˚ Unplug electronic devices including, but not limited to computer systems, clocks, televisions, entertainment systems, lamps, etc. plugged into wall sockets.
˚ Remove pictures mirrors and ornaments from walls and refrigerator doors. Framed items should be placed
on the floor and propped against the wall. Unframed pictures should be placed in photo albums or otherwise flattened and stored in envelopes as heat will curl loose photos.
˚ Remove storage bags and containers from all closets. Hanging clothing should be left in closets.
˚ Remove all bed linens, bed spreads and dust ruffles from mattresses and box springs. These may be left in the room to be heated or laundered and brought back in after the treatment.
˚ Remove no-wet vinyl covers and any other plastic or vinyl enveloping bed springs, mattresses or other furniture.
˚ Remove all clothing or other fabric that are packed in boxes, storage bins, luggage or on closet shelves and place in a dryer on high setting for 30 minutes. These items can be folded and placed in large tightly sealed plastic bags and clearly marked CLEAN in large letters on a piece of tape or a tag.
˚ Remove medication, vitamins and chocolate candy of any kind.
˚ Remove all wax items including, but not limited to candles, soap, crayons, etc.
˚ Remove all lipstick, lip balm and other cocoa butter or oil based cosmetics.
˚ Remove carbonated beverages such as soda, beer, sparkling cider, wine or champagne from treatment area.
˚ Remove life support apparatus from treatment area.
˚ Remove pressurized aerosol cans from the treatment area.
˚ Remove oil or other expensive paintings and artwork from the treatment area.
˚ Remove all firearms and ammunition.
˚ Remove fire extinguishers.
˚ Remove musical instruments. Leave instrument cases in the treatment area.
˚ Remove valuable or irreplaceable items such as old photographs, heirlooms, and expensive jewelry from the service area.
Your Sales Representative or Technician will be able to determine whether other items that can be
sensitive to high temperatures up to 150º F may need to be removed.
* Remember, bed bugs can be reintroduced at any point during or after a bed bug service. Be very cautious about bringing used furniture and other items into your property as these may be infested with bed bugs.
Ehrlich Pest Control, 500 Spring Ridge Drive, Reading, PA 19610 www.jcehrlich.com (800) 488-9495
©Rentokil 2011 • NAPC.JBBEE.SHEET Rev 6/11
Bed Bug Heat Treatment
Propane Entotherm An Ehrlich Service
Bed bug treatment
Our process
The resurgence of bed bugs worldwide has
1. Ehrlich’s skilled and trained Technicians
made them especially problematic for all
use specialized Entotherm equipment to industries. Proficient hitchhikers, bed bugs
elevate ambient room temperature.
are easily imported into your property
or home via luggage, clothing and other
Rooms can be back in service
within 12 hours.
the air is re-circulated and moisture personal items.
is removed, increasing bed bug control.
Damaged reputation, dissatisfaction,
3. By optimizing furniture arrangement bad publicity, lost business and lawsuits
and positioning high temperature fans, are some of the consequences that can
hot air circulation is maximized, cool
be experienced when bed bugs are
spots are eliminated and lethal encountered.
temperatures are achieved in all areas
of the treatment zone.
Heat treatment at a glance
Although traditional pesticide treatment
• A “green” option – limited
or chemical-free process.
must be applied three times over a four
• Bed bug activity can significantly damage your reputation.
innovative method that is less intrusive-
• Ehrlich can eliminate all
stages of bed bugs and return a property to use within 12 hours.
• Technicians have over 40 hours
of classroom and field training
and are certified to use specialized
Entotherm equipment to ensure
safe and effective treatment.
• Ehrlich offers a range of tips
and services to help solve any
bed bug situation.
• Effective on all stages of bed bug development.
2. During the heat treatment process, to six week period, Ehrlich employs an
Entotherm Technology.
4. Temperature probes are placed in strategic locations and infrared, remote
sensors verify that critical temperatures are achieved.
At the conclusion of your service, your
Entotherm using forced hot air
technology
Technician will provide a printout of the
Ehrlich Pest Control has developed a
effectiveness of our treatment.
one-service treatment strategy using
forced hot air technology to obtain quick,
temperatures sustained and monitored
during treatment to validate the
Ehrlich Service Assurance
reliable results and effectively address bed
Although Ehrlich cannot prevent
bug infestations. Our technique ensures
reintroduction of bed bugs, we provide
lethal temperatures are attained and
sustained for optimal results eliminating bed
bugs and their eggs from your property.
assurance of additional conventional
treatment at no cost should bed bug
activity be identified and reported to
us within 30 days of the heat treatment
service.
Bed Bug Propane Entotherm
Preparation Requirements
General Service Area Preparations
˚ Shut down sprinkler system and remove sprinkler heads or replace with heads rated for 200ºF or above.
˚ Deactivate or remove smoke/heat/fire detectors and alarms in service area.
˚ Make alternative lodging arrangements from 8AM to 7PM on service date.
˚ Provide Rentokil service personnel access to unit(s) and all interior areas of unit(s) scheduled
for treatment. Unlock all storage chests and cabinets in service area.
˚ Unplug all electronic devices and appliances including, but not limited to, clocks, televisions,
microwave ovens, electric stoves, refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, dryers, etc.
˚ De-energize and unplug computer systems.
˚ Detach carpet from perimeter tack strips.
˚ Empty closets of storage bags and containers.
˚ Open luggage as well as dresser drawers and nightstands.
Important Items to Remove from Service Area
˚ Pets (including fish) and plants.
˚ Pictures, mirrors and ornaments from walls and refrigerator doors.
˚ Receptacle and switch plate covers from walls.
˚ All bed linens and covers – if removed from room, place in plastic bags and launder in hot water
and dry at high temperature.
˚ No-wet vinyl covers, and any other plastic/vinyl enveloping bed springs, mattresses or other furniture.
˚ Food from refrigerators and freezers.
˚ Solid chocolate of any kind; candy.
˚ Carbonated beverages such as soda, beer, sparkling cider, wine or champagne.
˚ Medications and vitamins.
˚ Life support apparatus.
˚ Pressurized aerosol cans.
˚ Deodorant/antiperspirant sticks.
˚ Lipstick/lip balm and other cocoa butter or oil-based cosmetics.
˚ Oil or other expensive paintings.
˚ Wax items including, but not limited to, candles, soap, crayons, etc.
˚ Firearms and ammunition.
˚ Fire extinguishers.
˚ Musical instruments.
˚ Valuable or irreplaceable items such as old photographs, heirlooms and expensive jewelry.
˚ Other items that can be sensitive to temperatures up to 200º F (i.e. plastic and vinyl items, including
but not limited to, records, molded tables and shelves, lamp shades, picture frames, figurines,
trophies, venetian and vertical window and door blinds).
Your Sales Representative or Technician will be able to determine whether other items that can
be sensitive to high temperatures up to 150º F may need to be removed.
* Remember, bed bugs can be reintroduced at any point during or after a bed bug service. Be very cautious about
bringing used furniture and other items into your property as these may be infested with bed bugs.
Ehrlich Pest Control, 500 Spring Ridge Drive, Reading, PA 19610 www.jcehrlich.com (800) 488-9495
©Rentokil 2011 • NAPC.JBBEP.SHEET Rev 6/11