Residential

Bed Bug Removal

Eco-Friendly, affordable bed bug extermination for you and your home

 

 

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Bed Bug Remediation In Apartment Buildings

There are a few things worth noting to ensure the succeful treatment of apartments:

– If you are relatively certain that the infestation is contained to your unit, great!  Localized steam heat is effective and ensures that bugs won’t run to neighboring units.

– If you are unsure how bed bugs entered your home, or you noticed a sudden influx of many bugs, it might be worth considering the possibility that they traveled through the walls from neighboring units. It’s unfortunate and unfair, but it happens all the time. It’s worth it to have an awkward conversation with your neighbors, landlord, or property managment company. If multiple neighboring units are infested, it is possible that we may not be your best choice, but if we can’t do it, we will refer you to someone who can.

– If you are renting or are part of an HOA, read your lease/agreemtn. Sometimes they won’t let you hire an outside company without their approval. And sometimes the management company will even help pay for treatment. Whatever happens, make sure  you insist on a modern form of heat remediation.

Bed Bug Extermination for your Home

– What You Can Expect –

Finding bed bugs in your home is far from ideal, but we are here to make the situation as convenient and painless as possible. If, after we speak on the phone, you decide to schedule a treatment, we will ask you to follow our preparation list prior to the treatment. When we arrive, we will answer any questions you may have prior to proceeding. We will start with a tour of your house and ask for a more detailed run-down of the situation. Our technician will then give you a final price and have you sign an authorization to move forward with the work. After everything is agreed upon, your technician will begin the treatment.

When we finish the service, your technician will give you a detailed summary of our findings. Your technician will then give you tips on the best methods to ensure you prevent a reinfestation in the future, as well as present any other pertinent information. After we leave, everything can go back to normal. Your only obligation after that is to enjoy a good night’s sleep! And if, worst case scenario, your infestation persists, we will retreat your home as many times as needed at no additional cost. If for some reason we still can’t solve your problem, you will receive your money back. We have been doing this for almost a decade and we have 99% success rate!

We service homes in Boston, Medford, Cambridge, Brookline, Arlington and surrounding areas.

 

Family happy without bed bugs
Frequently Asked Questions

We are here to make the process as painless as possible. Below are answers to some of the most common inquiries we receive. If you have any further questions, please call us!

How Long Will it Take?

The time it takes to complete a job varies on the size of home, level of infestation and thoroughness of preparation work. We can give you a better idea when we arrive, but for a general idea, we typically schedule about 1.5 hours per bedroom and a half hour for each living room.

Do I Have To Leave The House?

No. Since our process is pesticide free, and the steam heat is localized, you do not have to leave the home. In fact, sometimes it is nice for us to have someone to answer questions as we go, help us move large or delicate pieces of furniture, or just indulge in a good conversation. Pesticide companies kick you out so you aren’t exposed to the chemicals, and thermal heat companies make you leave all day, sometimes overnight, so the house can be heated and stay that way. We are the only process out there that doesn’t require you exit your home for the treatment. 

Is It Safe For My Pets?

Absolutely! We are animal lovers too, and would never do anything to harm your furry family. Our process is completely chemical free and safe for all pets. We ask that dogs and cats be taken to a contained area and brushed thoroughly before treatment to ensure no bugs have hitched a ride. Other pets like lizards, birds, and hamsters are safe too! Our steam heat is localized, so we will just avoid the caged area and everyone will be safe.

What About Bathrooms and Kitchen?

Very rarely are bedbugs found in the bathrooms, and even less often are they found in the kitchen. In cases where bugs have been found in the bathroom, we ask that you dry towels,  we will treat the floor mats as well as the perimeter of the bathroom and around the vanity. Nothing needs to be done in the kitchen at all, unless bugs have been found there.

Deej
Deej
2023-11-20
Miles is fantastic and provided the house with the most thorough cleaning. I can sleep easy at night now for ridding my home of a nasty infestation. He serves a lot of Medford and Somerville but the Greater Boston Area might benefit from his services. :)) Thanks, Miles!
Luke manhaes
Luke manhaes
2022-11-01
Though they didn’t do the job they had informed me of what I was doing for my bed bug problem was not wrong but wouldn’t solve it and instead of leaving it at that they explained why in great detail and even recommended a service that can help us more then regular pest control without them and be sleeping with critters every night and my wife can’t stand em I forgot the guys name who talked with me but thanks man I really appreciate wish I could have bought you a beer.
Lori Mackie Collins
Lori Mackie Collins
2021-12-05
My elderly mom’s rental house called her to tell her they had bed bugs. She was freaked out. I called a bunch of places to get info and this was one of them. I spoke with Miles. He was so informative and calming. He put our fears to rest, and was so helpful. His prices were great and he was also recommended to me by another bed bug removal service that didn’t service the main Boston area. I booked him on the spot. He was on time, very professional, and just an all around great guy! He did a great job. He also checked the other two rentals for signs. He could have taken advantage and told us there were some, we wouldn’t have known any better, but he was very honest and told us they were fine. He did a great job and the tenants are bed bug free. I highly recommend. Thank you, Miles!
Maya Muenzer
Maya Muenzer
2020-06-26
When we suspected our apartment might have bed bugs, Miles talked us through what the process could look like if we did eventually confirm the bugs. They came to check it out, and low and behold--bugs! Luckily it wasn't a severe infestation, they were able to come over ASAP and steam the entire apartment and even had a separate heating container for belongings that couldn't be steamed! Additionally, Miles made sure we understood all of the other protocols that we should follow both before and after the steaming, so we could avoid a re-infestation! Overall it was really great and easy working with this company.
Alexandra Carey
Alexandra Carey
2020-06-25
I would highly recommend Bite Back for all your bed bug removal needs. Miles was incredibly helpful. He responded quickly to the situation, coming to perform services the day after I called, and was very thorough in his removal preventing me from having to throw away any of my belongings. He put my mind at ease that we would solve the issue and was very friendly, professional and discrete. Bed bugs are never a good thing, but Bite Back made the removal process as painless as possible for an affordable price. I have no complaints about my experience with Bite Back and would recommend to anyone seeking services in the Boston area.
Mandy Hackman
Mandy Hackman
2020-06-25
I had a really bad case of bedbugs at an airbnb- unfortunately the host was NOT on top of it, but once Miles arrived they were super calm and grounding, they heard me out on what was happening and solved the problem in one treatment- and it was a really bad version of bedbugs, I’m not going to lie. In the end no bedbugs came home with me, and from the first night after the treatment I was out of pain and out of the woods. I’m really freaked out by this type of thing and Miles kept me really informed and took time to answer all my questions. I would recommend them to anyone in a similar situation.
Lichen Bouboushian
Lichen Bouboushian
2020-06-24
I caught bedbugs from a friend's place. While I didn't have a huge infestation, they followed me on a trip to another city and back. Big bummer. Bite Back folks not only helped me accurately identify my bites and the bugs themselves, but helped me do what I could to combat their spread while I was traveling. When I got home, they helped me self-quarantine to stop the spread too, then they promptly came over and treated my house thoroughly in time to make sure my small problem didn't turn into a big one. The entire time I was treated with respect with all the questions bedbugs raise (what do I do about my books and records? Should I worry about one side of the room if they're on the other? What do I tell my roommates?). Without them I assume my landlord would have had to pay a ton for a pesticide service that would have only made the problem worse in the end. Even after I was in the clear, I contacted them to make sure I followed up well to prevent future issues. I highly recommend them--eco-friendly, human oriented, honest and simple work.
Sarah Harrison
Sarah Harrison
2020-06-23
We had a bedbug infestation in our 3 bedroom apartment. We started to get bites and I wasn't willing to wait around to see if they went away! I called Miles from Bite Back Bed Bug Removal and he came the next day and checked all of our rooms and he confirmed that we had bed bugs. I talked to him multiple times over the phone when I thought of a new question or concern and he explained what we should do very thoroughly and helped me not to panic. I appreciate that this company uses steam and no chemicals. He came back for about 3 hours and steamed our bedrooms, living room and had a heated box for paper goods such as books. The bed bugs never came back. Highly recommend!!

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