Bed Bug Detection | Preferred Pest Control - Des Moines, Iowa

Bed Bug Detection

Bed bugs are found in all 50 states and can live in almost any crevice or protected location. The most common places to find them are in single-family homes, condos, apartments, hotels/motels and are traced to the areas where people sleep. Therefore, the most effective and accurate method for bed bug detection and bed bug elimination in Des Moines is with our bed bug canine service.

Why Use a Canine Detection Service?

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Bed bug canine scent detection is the latest trend in detecting the odor of live bed bugs and viable eggs. Bed bug scent detection canines are recognized in court as a "scientific instrument."

Reliability and accuracy

In 2008, the University of Florida published a study that showed that trained bed bug dog scent detection teams can detect the odor of live bed bugs and viable eggs with up to 95% accuracy.

Peace of mind

If you suspect that you may have bed bugs, an inspection with a NESDCA certified scent detection canine can give you the peace of mind in determining the odor of live bed bugs and their viable eggs.

Able to detect low level infestations

Properly trained and certified scent detection canines are able to detect the odor of bed bugs and viable eggs at a level as low as one live bed bug or viable egg. This incredible accuracy can reduce the treatment cost and the anguish of dealing with bed bugs and their bites by detecting them while the infestation is at a low level.

Types of Bed Bug Canine Services

Bed Bug Inspection

For quick and effective bed bug elimination, it is important to know where the bed bug activity is located. Preferred Pests canine bed bug inspection will assist in developing a treatment that removes the guess work by making sure that we are treating the infested areas and eliminating the need to treat un-infested areas. The result of our inspection will help to terminate or minimize the need to pay for treatment in rooms that are not affected.

Proactive Services

Preferred Pest can customize a bed bug inspection schedule for your property on a one time basis, as needed or on a recurring basis. We will proactively inspect your property and provide you with documentation which will show that you have made every effort possible to ensure your property is free of bed bugs and is of the highest standards. This type of proactive action can not only give you peace of mind, but also may help to limit your liability in the case of a lawsuit.

Des Moines' Leading Bed Bug Services 

If you're ready to schedule an appointment for our bed bug services, keep in mind that before our Des Moines bed bug detection team arrives, you will need to review our pre-inspection checklist ahead of time. Please be advised that upon our arrival we will review this checklist with you and have you sign a copy.