400 Sq. Ft. Electric Bed Bug Heater Package for Homes contains:
(1) Elite 8 Electric Bed Bug Heater
(1) Power Splitter w/ 50′ Cord Upgrade
(1) Electric Stove Plug OR (1) Electric Dryer Plug – wired on to 50′ Splitter
(2) 50′ 12 gauge extension cords
(2) 15′ 12 gauge extension cords
(1) Axial Air Mover (red, blue, black or orange in color depending on product availability)
(1) Infrared Thermometer
Elite 8 Electric Bed Bug Heater Product Features:
- Treats up to 400 sq ft of Occupied Spaces with 8′ ceilings
- Simple to use
- Thermostatically controlled
- Can achieve 140 degrees F
VERY IMPORTANT: Please note, electric bed bug heaters generally require one to several hours to reach kill temperatures (120º-140ºF); cold weather, poorly insulated rooms, vaulted ceilings, concrete walls/floors, and inadequate power supply may also impact the time required to achieve kill temperatures as well as the capacity of the heater. Please take exact measurements of your space before ordering this product. If your treatment space is larger than 400 sq ft, even slightly, this heater may NOT ACHIEVE the above referenced recommended temperature range. Please seek a larger capacity heater from our list on the previous page.
The Elite 8 is a 26,000 BTU bed bug heater that is capable of treating up to 400 sq ft with 8′ ceilings. The heater has 8 elements drawing 8 amps per element, for a total of 64 amps at 120 volts. The heater can plug into standard wall outlets however this Electric Bed Bug Heater Package for Homes package comes with a 600v Power Splitter. The splitter has a 50′ cord upgrade and will plug into a higher voltage electric stove outlet or an electric dryer outlet, and converts into usable power for the heater. The splitter will power 4 of the 8 outlets on the heater and we’ve provided the additional 4 extension cords needed. The heater has an integrated axial fan with on-board digital temperature control. It has a max temperature of 140 degrees, preventing the overheating of rooms, and can be set at lower temperatures if desired. The axial air mover ensures optimal heat penetration throughout your space and the infrared thermometer is used to verify that every square inch of the space has reached your desired temperature.
Power requirements: DO NOT use this equipment in any structure with outdated power, including aluminum wiring, and push-in or screw-in fuses. Power requirements are (4) 15 amp circuit breakers AND (1) 230v Electric Stove or Dryer Outlet. Please see the 3 or 4 prong plug configurations below and select your desired plug option above.
Why do people choose heat to eliminate bed bugs? The use of heat will allow your rooms to be brought back into service within one day, preventing loss of revenue. Heat leaves no residual smells or chemicals, and will kill all stages of bed bugs including eggs. Operating temperatures between 120-140 degrees Fahrenheit are optimal for eradication. Whether you’re a pest control professional, or a hotel owner, you can rest assured this package will get the job done. Bed bug heat treatments eliminate all stages of the bed bug life cycle, including the eggs. If you have not had success with chemical treatments, or are looking for a faster way to achieve being bed bug free, this package is the answer. In addition, our staff has completed thousands of treatments, and personally use this equipment in the field. Rest assured, you’re not just purchasing equipment, you’re getting the support of experienced professionals in the industry! Click to learn more about our other Bed Bug Packages.