Children should be kept out of the area while Bedlam Plus Aerosol is being used and until the product has completely dried. Once it has dried, it is safe for children and/or pets to go back into the area. Be sure to check out the precautions on the label.
Per the product label for Bedlam Plus, the recommended protective equipment is as follows: • Long sleeved shirt • Long pants • Shoes and socks • Chemical resistant gloves. If you would feel more comfortable wearing a mask as well while applying the product, you can certainly do so. Something as simple as a painters mask or one of our N95 Respirator Masks would be fine.
Once New Bedlam Plus is dry, it should be fine to steam, but we would highly recommend for you to steam before applying any type of insecticide. Please refer to our "How To Get Rid of Bed Bugs" article for a complete and step-to-step guide.
Bedlam Plus can be used in rooms where elderly sleep when used as directed on the product label which states: In hospitals and nursing homes, remove patients from immediate area to be treated. Allow surfaces to dry before reoccupying. This would apply to any room where people sleep or occupy.
Bedlam Plus Aerosol should be used every 2 weeks along with other products to more effectively eliminate bed bugs. Treatments are done until you can go 30 days without being bitten or seeing evidence. How many treatments you end up doing depends on the level of infestation, products used, and how consistent and thorough you are being with treatments. We have a great guide here that explains the complete treatment needed to eliminate them.
Bedlam Plus Aerosol is not labeled for roaches. Here is a link to a great article that really goes into depth in explaining a roach control program. It can take several months to get rid of a large infestation. Infestations do not get large quickly and unfortunately they do not go away quickly either. We would recommend starting with one of our Roach Control Kits to more effectively eliminate roaches.
Yes, the Bedlam Plus may be used on laminate flooring.
Bedlam Plus is a contact kill aerosol but also leaves a non-repellent residual behind.
How long it takes for Bedlam Plus Aerosol to kill a bedbug after contact depends on a few factors such as age and health of the bedbug, how soon after application they contact the area and how long they spend on the treated area. It can take a few hours up to 24 or more to kill after contact with a treated area.
Bedlam Plus Aerosol kills listed insects on contact and continues to work for up to 2 weeks. If you are treating bed bugs, then we recommend retreating at 10-14 day intervals until you have had 30 days without any signs of bed bugs. Temprid SC is one of the most popular liquid concentrates used for bed bugs treatments, but we also include everything that is recommended to use together in our Bed Bug Kits here. Please take a few moments to review our Bed Bug Treatment Guide for more tips, videos, and recommendations on how to implement a successful program.
Bedlam Plus Aerosol can be applied in automobiles in the folds and seams in the seats, around the edges of carpeted areas where it meets non-carpeted areas, and in other cracks and crevices.