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How We Deal With Bed Bugs

Dealing with Bed Bugs

Welcome to Barrier Pest Control’s guide on how to effectively deal with bed bugs. We understand the distress and discomfort these tiny pests can bring into your life, and we’re here to provide you with the knowledge and professional services you need to reclaim your peace of mind. At Barrier Pest Control, our core promise is to deliver high standards of service and treatment, ensuring your satisfaction every step of the way.

Identifying Bed Bug Infestations

Understanding the Signs:

Bed bugs are elusive creatures, but they leave behind telltale signs of their presence. To identify a bed bug infestation, keep an eye out for:

Bite Marks:

While not definitive proof, itchy red welts in a line or cluster on your skin can be a sign of bed bug bites.

Blood Stains:

Tiny reddish-brown stains on your bedding or clothing can be evidence of bed bug feeding.

Fecal Matter:

Look for small dark spots or tiny black smudges on your mattress, sheets, or nearby furniture.

The Importance of Professional Inspection

Why a Professional Inspection Matters:

Accurate Diagnosis:

Contrary to popular belief, identifying bed bugs solely based on bite marks is unreliable. Our experienced technicians can provide a definitive diagnosis by locating live bed bugs, their husks, or fecal matter.

Preventative Measures:

Early detection is key. Professional inspections allow us to catch infestations before they escalate, saving you time and money.

Customized Treatment:

Each infestation is unique, and our professionals tailor treatment plans to your specific situation for maximum effectiveness.

Our Proven Treatment Approach

Why Choose Barrier Pest Control:

Proven Success:

With hundreds of successful bed bug treatments in the Boise area, our confidence is at an all-time high.

Safe Solutions:

Our products and services are safe for you, your family, your pets, and your property. We prioritize your well-being.

Effective Partnerships:

We work hand-in-hand with our customers to eliminate bed bugs. It’s a partnership where you prepare your home, we treat it, and together we ensure the infestation is eradicated.

Zero Tolerance:

We emphasize that eliminating every single bed bug is crucial; even one survivor can lead to a persistent infestation.

Why Home Remedies Don’t Work

The Pitfalls of DIY Bed Bug Control:

Home Remedies are Ineffective:

We’ve learned from experience that DIY solutions like Diatomaceous Earth rarely work and can hinder professional treatments.

Risk of Escalation:

Attempting to control bed bugs on your own can make the problem worse and lead to a larger infestation.

Professional Expertise:

Our technicians are trained, licensed, and insured, ensuring that the job is done safely and effectively.

Our Commitment to You

Why Choose Barrier Pest Control:

Responsive Customer Service:

We answer your calls during business hours because we value your time and concerns.

Prompt Communication:

Even if you leave a message after hours, we will return your call on the next business day.

Transparent Pricing:

We believe in no surprises. You’ll always know what services we’re providing and their cost.


We take punctuality seriously. When we make an appointment, we stick to it or provide timely updates if adjustments are necessary.

Clean and Tidy:

Our technicians respect your home, wear shoe covers indoors, and clean up after the job is done.


At Barrier Pest Control, we are committed to providing you with the highest standards of service and treatment. Bed bugs don’t stand a chance when you partner with us. Don’t let these pests disrupt your life any longer; give us a call today for expert advice and professional bed bug control in the Boise area.

Give Us A Shot!

Because of who we are, our history, our commitment to the future, our guarantee, and the specific standards that we hold ourselves to, we are confident that you will want to do business with us. Give us a call at (208) 463-4533 to request a quote! We are open Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

Service Area (Southwest Idaho)

Our pest control services are also available in Boise, Garden City, Eagle, Emmett, Meridian, Kuna, Nampa, Melba, Middleton, Star, Marsing, Homedale, Caldwell and Mountain Home.