How Much Does Bed Bug Treatment Cost?

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Bed bugs are non-flying insects that are often mistaken for small ticks or cockroaches.  About the size of an apple seed, these bugs will feed by sucking on the blood of humans or animals, usually during the night where people sleep such as your mattress, headboard or bed frame.  Extremely hard to get rid of your own, you may find out that you’re going to have to call in the professionals to get rid of them for good.

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How much does bed bug extermination cost?

Fumigation$4 to $7 per square foot
Heat$2,000 to $4,500 for the average home (1,700 square feet)
PesticidesVaries, but it will be about $250 per application and several will be needed.
SteamAgain, varies, but will be about the same as pesticides -- $250 per session and multiple sessions will be required.

What is going to be included?

Treatment options

Pest control companies use a variety of ways to get rid of bed bugs, which includes fumigation, heat treatments, pesticide application or via a steam treatment.

What are the extra costs?

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Average Reported Cost: $500

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How much did you spend?

Was it worth it?  

  1. brittany Bennett (san Bernardino,ca,  California) paid $500 and said:

    I have two couches and two mattress that have bed bugs on it

    Was it worth it? Yes

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