Bed Bugs and Cold Temperatures

March 6, 2012 | By

Generally speaking, bed bugs can survive cold temperatures very well but succumb to heat rather easily. Recent industry literature sights temperatures of as low as about 113 degrees Fahrenheit for about 30 minutes is sufficient to kill bed bugs. Industry references and publications indicate a variety of temperatures and duration times to achieve mortality.

Bed bugs hiding behind rubber molding

Flat rubber molding pulled back to reveal bed bugs hiding. Notice that bugs are at top of molding in corner where there is no adhesive.

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