Bed bugs are disgusting and bothersome little creatures. If you’ve discovered you have them, you’ve probably asked yourself “how do I kill bed bugs?” and there are a plethora of options for you to consider. Treating this problem is important, and it’s important that it’s handled fast. You may know about other treatments such as Ortho, hydrogen peroxide, Diatomaceous Earth, or even heat treatment, but what’s the deal with CimeXa? Does it get the job done? Does it kill all bed bugs?
What is CimeXa?
To start answering this question, before you use any bed bug treatment to kill bed bugs, you should always know what you’re about to use. In any situation that involves a chemical of any kind, you should be doing your research. CimeXa Dust is an engineered and silica based dust used to kill bed bugs. It has a low toxicity, is odorless, and will not stain, which makes it safe to use in homes. It also will not absorb water vapor, except in very high humidity.
In comparison to another treatment, Diatomaceous Earth, or DE, it has a higher performing consistency and is over three times faster than it’s competitor. Cimexa is a very powerful solution when it comes to killing bed bugs. CimeXa can remain viable for up to 10 years when undisturbed.
How is CimeXa Applied?
CimeXa is very easy to use as it can be easily scattered as dust, but it can also be combined with water and used as a spray. Either process works, it just depends on your preference. So long as it is spread over every location the bugs are located, it can kill bed bugs. The challenge here is actually hitting all of the bed bugs. CimeXa is not effective if it doesn’t hit every live bed bug, or else the bugs will continue to lay eggs. CimeXa is a powerful and pretty good option for getting a bed bug infestation under control, however, even if every live bug is covered, it’s still possible that CimeXa won’t end the bed bug infestation.
Does CimeXa Kill Bed Bugs?
When a bed bug is coated in CimeXa, it can take up to a week to kill bed bugs, which is why it is often encouraged to be used with other products. The powder dehydrates the shell of the bug and kills it. The short answer to the big question is no, CimeXa does not kill all bed bugs. CimeXa kills bed bug adults and nymphs, but these are the only forms it affects. This means that it does not affect bed bug eggs, which leaves room for more bugs to hatch. Your bed bug infestation will never be gone so long as there’s reproduction.
It is often advised when using CimeXa that at the very least, there should be two treatments to kill all the bed bugs. A cleaner, quicker, even safer, method to kill bed bugs is heat treatment. It kills 100% of bed bugs every time and ends the battle against these pests. Heat only needs to be used once and it removes chemicals from the equation entirely. At the end of the day CimeXa is not a bad option, it’s just not the best.
Interested in Killing All of Your Bed Bugs?
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