If you run a real estate management company, or manage vacation properties, you know that keeping a property clean, odor free, and pest free are some of the most important things you can do. But, when people come and go in your rental property, the chances of bed bugs spreading increases. Though bed bugs may not be as prevalent in the news as of late, make no mistake, they are not gone. In fact, there is now what are known as “super bed bugs.” And yes, they are as terrifying as they sound. Super bed bugs as pesticide resistant, making them difficult to eradicate.
Landlords and property management companies should be diligent in cleaning rental properties between tenants because of the risk of a bed bug infestation. If property owners or management companies are found to be negligent in their management of a property they could be held responsible for the expenses incurred by tenants to remove bed bugs. It is also just good management and good business to keep properties clean and bed bug free so that tenants want to continue to rent your property. Nobody wants to stay in a place, sleep in a bed, or sit on sofas that are constantly bombed with harsh chemicals but cleaning must occur. The answer to this problem is to clean with steam.
Vapamore steam cleaners are exceptionally powerful steam cleaners. They do not just produce steam, they heat water to such a high degree that the steam it produces is capable of both cleaning and disinfecting 99% of bacteria. But, not only do they disinfect – Vapamore steam cleaners kill bed bugs on contact, without any chemicals at all. That means that even super bed bugs that are chemical resistant can be eliminated with a steam cleaner. Steam cleaners can penetrate porous surfaces to lift and remove dirt, odor and even get those pesky bed bugs that may lie beneath the surface. Chemical cleaning products can only address the surface but steam actually penetrates for better, more effective bed bug and pest elimination. Steam cleaners are the ultimate tool for property managers because they can be used to clean all over rental properties efficiently and easily. All that is requires is water to clean bathrooms, kitchens, linens, upholstery, mattresses, curtains, carpet, tile, grout, and more! That one steam cleaner can move from room to room cleaning, disinfecting and removing bed bugs so that your rental property wows tenants with cleanliness – and you will have the peace of mind that you are doing everything in your power to prevent and eliminate bed bugs.