How To Get Rid of Bed Bugs

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Best way to get rid of bed bugs

The best way to get rid of bed bugs in your home or business is with the help of professional bed bug treatments.
Professional techniques using conventional, steam and heat treatments are proven to be successful and are more efficient and powerful than DIY solutions or natural home remedies.

We advise all homeowners to act quickly, and at the first sign of a problem. This will ensure quick and efficient control and help to prevent the return of bed bugs.

Getting rid of bed bugs with Ehrlich

Our bed bug treatment programs are the best way to take action against a bed bug infestation.

Ehrlich specialists are extensively trained, skilled and experienced professionals. They understand the habits of bed bugs and use their knowledge to choose the correct control methods and materials to develop an effective management program.

How do you know if you have bed bugs?

Look for signs such as bed bug skins that have been shed, bed bug droppings and eggs. Bed bugs may hide in places such as behind headboards and picture frames.

Learn more about signs of bed bugs and locations where they hide.


Our innovative range of treatment options will quickly, effectively and discreetly treat bed bugs in your home or business.

  • We can respond to your call out within 24 hours to arrange a survey of your property to identify the need for control.

  • Once all the treatment options have been discussed and a treatment plan is agreed, a Ehrlich specialist will arrange to come back to your business to commence the treatment.

  • Included in our bed bug arsenal is our innovative Enthotherm Heat treatment, which minimizes the use of chemicals on items that come into contact with your guests. Killing all stages of the bed bug lifecycle in one treatment, this chemical-free treatment is the most effective AND safest way to control bed bugs.

  • All our treatments are based on the cube approach, which is critical to effective and lasting bed bug treatment. This approach includes treatment to an infested room and inspection of surrounding rooms (and treatment if required).


As part of our service, we offer a proactive inspection service to reduce future risks. Our recommendation is to inspect all high risk areas of your business, the exact details will be agreed with you.

Our team of specially trained bed bug dogs can be used to accurately detect the presence of bed bugs.

Staff training

Early detection of bed bugs is essential to quick and effective treatment. No one is better placed for identifying bed bugs in a hotel than your housekeeping staff. As part of our bed bug treatment programs, our experts will train your staff on looking for signs of bed bugs - before they end up in a review on a travel site!

High risk bed bug businesses

You should consider a proactive approach to bed bug control if your business offers accommodation or provides transportation. These environments are considered the main sources for harboring and spreading bed bugs:

With such a range of infestation sources it is almost impossible to prevent bed bugs entering your business premises. The best defense for your business is knowing how to prevent bed bugs.

A bed bug problem can spread very quickly and if left uncontrolled can put your business in jeopardy of loss of revenue, reputation or even forced closure. The presence of bed bugs also poses a high risk of distressing bites for you and your customers.

Watch our video below to understand what bed bug control measures Ehrlich can offer to your business.

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Using mattress bags for bed bug control

Mattress encasements are designed to control bed bugs by keeping the parasite out of your box spring and mattress.

Encasements eliminate bed bug entry and escape points. They are also bite proof for complete mattress or box spring protection and a healthy, allergy free sleep zone.


  • Helps prevent re-infestations
  • Aids in early detection of bed bugs

Do dryer sheets repel bed bugs?

You may be tempted to turn to repelling bed bugs yourself, using a tool like dryer sheets. But, scientific evidence does not exist that backs dryer sheets’ ability to repel bed bugs. Stick to consulting with a pest expert about your bed bug issues.

What to do if you have bed bugs

It’s important to re-emphasize that professional bed bug control approaches are more influential than DIY methods. If you suspect you have bed bugs, you should get in touch with a professional as soon as possible in order to fight the problem.

Need to get rid of bed bugs? Call us at 1-800-837-5520 to schedule a FREE bed bug inspection of your home or business or contact us online.

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