October 10, 2016

Steamers and Vacuums

Bed Bug Steamer

It’s proven that scientifically that high heat kills bed bugs. In particular, when exposed to temperatures of 120 – 140 degrees F (about 50 – 60 C) for 20 to 90 minutes bed bugs and their eggs die.  Steam is made when water passes the boiling point at 212 degrees F (100 C) which is well above the kill temperature and kills on contact. Since steam is just vaporized water it’s a very safe and effective way to kill both bed bugs and their eggs.

How to Use

When steaming your mattress, make sure you take your time and move slowly to ensure effectiveness of the steam. One thing to point out that you should be using a steamer that produces dry steam. Dry steam has less water content so there is less chances of getting mold.  Steam items like clothing, furniture, and curtains to make sure you hit all their hiding spots. DO NOT steam electronics or the electrical outlet. Electricity and steam/water do not mix! Make sure you allow your mattress and other items to dry completely.

My Recommendations

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Handheld Multi-Purpose Pressurized Steam Cleaner For Bed Bug Control and More

  • All-natural 100 percent chemical free deep cleaning with this multi-purpose handheld steamer; removes grime, grease, mold, stains indoor and outdoor; works well in kitchen, bathroom, closet, patio, garage and vehicles, even can work as a steamer to remove wrinkles from garments
  • Emits pressurized powerful hot steam continuously for up to 15-20 minutes; cleans and sanitizes a variety of surfaces, including, carpets, counters, floors, fabrics and vehicles. Steam Cleaner handheld is pressurized steam cleaner is tough on germs easy to handheld.
  • Easy use; lightweight and handheld with 9.5 feet power cord for easy mobility. Effective to solve bed bug problem, it is the best steam cleaner for bed bugs.
  • Includes 9 accessories: Flexible extension hose, Long spray nozzle, Door/window nozzle, Door/window nozzle plate, Bent spray nozzle, Round brush nozzle, Funnel, Measuring cup and Towel sleeve
  • Holds 8 ounces of water; 2-3 minute warm-up time
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Dirt Devil Easy Steam Handheld Steamer, PD20005

The Dirt Devil Hand Steam cleaner lets you safely clean and sanitize without using any chemicals. When used as directed, it is safe and effective on virtually all surfaces. It will let you clean countertops, sinks, stoves, windows and showers. Also includes a fabric tool for wrinkles to refresh clothing.

  • Powerful, safe high pressure cuts through any mess needing to be cleaned
  • Easy to use and light weight
  • Jet tip extension
  • Steam Pad and squeegee attachments
  • Includes: wire grill brush, fabric tool, window squeegee, flexible hose and fill cup
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Vapamore MR-100 Primo Steam Cleaning System

The Vapamore MR-100 PRIMO is a complete cleaning system made to clean and sanitize your entire home using the power of steam, eliminating the need for toxic and expensive cleaning chemicals. The cleaning possibilities are limitless with the wide range of included accessories and attachments. The MR-100 PRIMO is made for a lifetime of use, backed by an exclusive Lifetime Warranty.

  • Awarded the Number one pick from consumers digest magazine
  • Cleans and Sanitizes the entire house chemical free with the power of steam
  • Kills bed bugs, dust mites and other allergens
  • Exclusively Made in China
  • Warranty is extended to the original purchaser. One year parts and labor on Accessories and housing. Buyer is responsible for all shipping fees
  • Awarded the number one pick from Consumers Digest Magazine
  • Lifetime Warranty

 

Bed Bug Vacuum

Vacuuming help keep your house clean as well as suck up straggling bed bugs. When infestation is bad, you’ll be able to see where they hide because you’ll see black fecal spots along with their skin that they molded off to grow into their next stage in their life cycle. Vacuuming these areas will help keep your mattress clean as well as hopefully picking up a bed bug or two.

How to Use

Vacuum your mattress and take special care for seams as bed bugs love to hide there. Eggs are usually cemented down so you may need to use a toothbrush or some abrasive brush to loosen their grip before vacuuming. Vacuum baseboards and furniture to cover all your bases. Once finished, immediately empty out the vacuum cleaner and throw away in the garbage outside. Bed bugs are tiny so if you simply vacuum them without emptying the container, they may just climb out again.

My Recommendations

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Anti-Bacterial UV Vacuum Cleaner Kills Allergens & Bacteria, including Bed Bugs & Dust Mites

This is a vacuum specifically for bed. It is ideally to kill and suck away bed bugs,mites,microorganisms.

Bacteria can be found all around the house; where you eat, sleep and relax. A conventional vacuum cleaner only removes dust and dirt from the surfaces of your home, however the bacteria is still alive and well. The Sonya UV Cleaner is an innovative cleaner capable of killing 99.9% of bacteria on contact including E.coli, Salmonella & Staphylococcusas, thoroughly cleaning the insides of your home.

  • This is not the regular vacuum cleaner. It is a portable vacuum cleaner which is made specifically for mattresses, pillows, cloth sofas, and carpets. It uses UV light to kill bed bugs, mites, microorganisms. And then, uses the powerful motor to suck away bugs, mites and allergens. It is ideally to provide a clean and healthy bedroom environment.
  • Kills 99.9% of Allergens & Bacteria, including Bed Bugs & Dust Mites with the 8W UV Lamp capable of eliminating unwanted allergens and bacteria
  • To ensure safety, the UV light indicator will not turn on if the three rollers leave the surface. Please push the machine all the way down to make sure the three rollers of the machine are pushed down and getting inside the notches.
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Dyson V6 Mattress Handheld Vacuum

What’s lurking in your Mattress? 2 million dust mites, bedbugs, and their allergenic feces, which are easily inhaled and can trigger allergies. The Dyson V6 mattress vacuum has powerful suction to remove allergens from your mattress.

  • Dyson digital motor V6 creates powerful suction to penetrate deep into the mattress and remove potentially harmful allergens
  • 2 Tier Radial cyclones capture more microscopic dust and allergens
  • Whole machine HEPA filtration captures 99.97Percent of particles as small as 0.3 microns
  • Motorized mattress tool agitates mattress fibers to release dust and allergens
  • Dyson engineered tools equipped to clean awkward spaces
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Hoover CH30000 PortaPower Lightweight Commercial Canister Vacuum

Make your cleaning experience easier and more comfortable with the Hoover CH30000 PortaPower commercial lightweight canister vacuum cleaner! This reliable commercial vacuum can clean tight places and large spaces with its fabulous features.

  • Includes a reusable commercial cloth bag with paper option
  • Built-in blower allows you more versatility with cleaning and maintaining your home
  • Compact form allows you to clean tight spaces and detail small areas like the inside of a vehicle
  • Long 33′ SJT cable length for large area vacuuming
  • Hose stretches for extended reach

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