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Goodbye Pesticides: Adopt an Eco-Friendly Solution for Eliminating Bed Bugs


Goodbye Pesticides

Adopt an Eco-Friendly Solution for Eliminating Bed Bugs

They’re a recurring nightmare for the hospitality industry: the dreaded bed bug. Aside from the undeniable yuck factor, these crafty pests are difficult to find and even more difficult to get rid of. They frequently bounce back after even the most toxic treatments.

The use of strong pesticides to treat bed bug infestation is still common (despite potential health and logistical drawbacks), but there is a much safer and greener solution for eliminating bed bug infestations: the Polti Cimex Eradicator.

Polti is a leading European manufacturer of steam appliances with proven expertise in pest control and  professional equipment for cleaning and disinfection. The Polti Cimex Eradicator is the first steamer ever made specifically for the eradication of bedbugs. Affordable, user-friendly, and highly effective, the Eradicator has become the favorite choice of US pest control companies, housing authorities and hotels looking for a chemical-free system to eliminate bed bugs.

While chemicals remain a frequent treatment choice, recent research (including this study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology, Feb. 2023) demonstrate that steam is far more effective than sprays. Moreover, as reported by the US Environmental Protection Agency, bed bug populations seem to be building up tolerance to commonly used chemicals such as pyrethrin, making it increasingly more difficult to eradicate them with sprays.

Fortunately, it is impossible for bed bugs to build up resistance to the 356°F dry steam of the Polti Cimex Eradicator.

And the Eradicator offers more ease of use and time savings as well. Chemical treatments usually require more than one application to get the job done—and they leave a residue intended to kill bed bugs over time. Superheated dry steam, on the other hand, is capable of reaching all forms of bed bugs immediately. Eggs, larva, and mature bugs are eliminated instantly with steam contact: no wait time and no toxic residue.

While there are other steamers on the market, the superheated dry steam of the Polti Cimex Eradicator demonstrated superior results over competing steamers in lab and field tests. Steam itself is not enough: it needs to be superheated, meaning at least 356°F. Moreover, due to high humidity levels, wet steam can damage furniture and other household items (such as mattresses, cushions, and blankets) and could even invite mildew.

Thanks to its patented technology, the Polti Cimex Eradicator produces superheated dry steam at a temperature of up to 356°F with significantly lower moisture content, which evaporates quickly, leaving materials unharmed—all while eliminating the bed bugs instantaneously.

Here is a recap of the main advantages of Polti Cimex Eradicator in the battle against bedbugs:

  • 100% effective with patented technology for an instant kill
  • 356° F Superheated dry steam: NO chemicals!
  • Low moisture and no damage to surfaces
  • No waiting time – rooms can be used immediately after treatment