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In order for a pest control company to effectively treat your home or apartment, it must be prepared accordingly. Unfortunately, the preparation process can be a stressful and time-consuming process; but that’s where Pest Prep NYC thrives. By using our bed bug treatment preparation services, you will allow the exterminator to treat areas that would otherwise be inaccessible. The following is our thorough process:

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Stripping & Dismantling of Beds

Sanitizing of covers, sheets, and pillowcases. It is of paramount importance to strip bed down to raw mattress and box spring. Without doing this your exterminator will not be able to apply pesticides to area correctly.

We will dismantle your bed when necessary, separating the headboard and foot board from the bed frame. This allows the exterminator to thoroughly treat the structure of your bed. This is done more so for intricate and elaborate beds. simple frames can be treated as is. Either way we have you covered!  

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Emptying & Bagging of Clothing & Household Items

Pest Prep NYC will empty dressers, wall units, book shelves, night stands, and other furniture; contents will be thermally sanitized, wrapped, sealed, and placed in the middle of the room. Any items situated on the floor such as clothing, toys, clutter, etc. will also be  sanitized, secured and sealed.

All pictures hanging on the wall will be vacuumed, sanitized, and wrapped. All artwork will be secured and wrapped once deemed bug free. This process is very similar to the way your art would be curated at a gallery or art storage facility.

Your children's plush toys and books will be protected by us as well.

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Vacuuming & Sanitizing of All Processed Items

Using a high power HEPA MITE vacuum designed for insects, we will vacuum all box springs, mattresses, bed frames, nightstands, tables, chairs, couches, baseboards, rugs, and pictures.

All of our teams are also equipped with three different variations of heat. Critical kill temperature for bed bugs is 135 degrees. our machines produce heat between 185- 225 degrees. Laundry will be removed from closets and dressers, processed by our techs individually, then coupled together with similar items, before we vacuum seal and color code for easy put back once this nightmare is over. 

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Perimeter & Electrical Outlet Preparation

We will move couches, wall units, beds, dressers, end tables, nightstands, and all other obstructions three feet from the wall to make the perimeter areas accessible for the exterminator.

Some exterminators will request that face plates on electrical switches and outlets be removed before pesticides can be applied. If this is the case, as per request of your pest control agent, Pest Prep NYC will provide this service so you  are ready for your extermination to begin.

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Once your property is treated and cleared by your pest control company, though this nightmare is not quite over, don’t worry.. we can help!
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Post-Treatment Cleaning & Reorganization Service
• Vacuum and wipe down bed frames, picture frames, furniture, etc. with an environmentally friendly enzyme cleaning product
• Vacuum flooring, baseboard molding, mattresses, box springs, closets and upholstered furniture

• Restore your apartment by putting your personal belongings and furniture in its original place
    Let us properly dispose of your bed bug infested mattresses, cost depends on weight plus time to load and offload. All items will be wrapped to code before we remove them from your home or office.
Sealing Service
    After your treatment, let us make your apartment impervious to bed bugs entering your apartment through voids in the wall and share electrical, heating, plumbing, and/or ventilation conduits from neighboring apartments. For $100.00 per hour, we’ll:

    • Seal around plumbing, heating and electrical conduits
    • Install a breathable mesh material behind vents in the kitchen and bath
    • Seal baseboard molding throughout apartment
    • Remove receptacle cover plates; seal voids around electrical box; install
    • Fire-retardant gaskets; replace the cover plates then caulk around the cover plates


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Hoard Remediation 
 Pest Prep will effectively prepare ANY situation with precision. It is important to anyone living in these conditions to be treated with care. What may look like a huge mess to anyone else, the piles of what seems to be trash is in most cases mentally  priceless to the individual living in it. It becomes a virtual hug in essence, or replacement of a lost loved one. Situations like this are usually caused by some type of traumatic experience. We understand this, and treat each troubled case with the care and professionalism all of our customers deserve. You can count on us to see these hard situations through keeping you or your family member safe.
Clothing-Webbed Moth Prep
Over the last decade of preparing homes and offices for bed bug remediation we have been contracted to help with severe Moth remediation because of our attention to detail. Meticulously handling our customers belongings come with great responsibility. Our proven prep treatment using three different variations of heat will give you the confidence that your belongings are safe. More importantly once we get our instruction from any exterminator, it is our responsibility to execute them to the letter, which forces accountability on your pest control professional. The other added bonus to our thorough approach is we will be able to identify the source as we prepare for treatment. All pest control professionals will agree, that finding the source of a Moth infestation is the key to successful remediation.  Our advice is free and and a phone call away. We are here to help.
Carpet Beetle Preps
Preparing for extermination of carpet beetles and bed bugs involves similar steps due to the necessity of thorough cleaning and decluttering in affected areas. For both pests, it's crucial to vacuum extensively, focusing on carpets, upholstery, and areas where they are commonly found. Washing fabrics such as bedding, curtains, and clothing in hot water is also a common step, as high temperatures can kill these insects and their larvae. Additionally, both preparations may involve sealing cracks and crevices to prevent the pests from hiding or re-entering, and removing or isolating infested items to contain the infestation. While there are similarities, specific preparations can vary based on the extent of the infestation and the pest's unique behaviors and habitats.
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Commercial Bed Bug Prep
Preparing for bed bug extermination in commercial spaces involves a comprehensive approach due to the larger and more varied environments compared to residential settings. It's important to focus on deep cleaning and  decluttering of the entire space. This includes vacuuming and isolating all areas extensively, especially carpets, furniture, and any fabric surfaces, as bed bugs can hide in tiny crevices and folds. Additionally, ensuring that all linens, curtains, and fabric materials are processed using our heat treatments, as high temperatures can kill bed bugs
• Vacuum and wipe down bed frames, picture frames, furniture, etc. with an environmentally friendly enzyme cleaning product
• Vacuum flooring, baseboard molding, mattresses, box springs, closets and upholstered furniture

• Restore your apartment by putting your personal belongings and furniture in its original place
Equipped with Fiber Optic Camera
Cutting edge fiber optic technology will give you the answers you need. We have the ability to give our customers insight that no other company can. We will be able to inspect areas that normally could not be seen from the surface. Our camera is equipped with a full HD color screen to see inside furniture, beds, and infrastructure of apartments, homes, or full apartment buildings.