Using a high quality steamer such as the Vapamore is great but it should not be relied on as the sole bedbug treatment. Bedbugs hide in many places and they can lay their eggs literally anywhere and you will need to use products that leave a residual behind to be sure that even those hidden bugs will be killed. You should keep and use Bedbug Kit #3 as it contains the products you will need to eliminate these pests. Be sure all animals are out of the room being treated and that they remain out of the area until it is dry. If you do decide to use a steamer (we definitely recommend that you do), you should use the steamer first and then use the insecticides.
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Steamers are always a great option to use when you do not want to use any chemicals - even all-natural ones - in the home to eliminate a pest. It can often take longer to eliminate the pest when just using a steamer, but its an effective way to provide a safe contact kill to any crevices where the larvae or adults may be hiding. We have many steamers that would work for your needs; some of the most popular ones for our customers being the Vapamore MR100 Steamer and the EnviroMate Brio Steamer.
It may take a few hours for the Vapamore MR-100 Primo Steam Cleaning System to completely cool down. You can release the steam but turning the machine off, keep it plugged in and release the steam through the gun. If you have further questions VAPamore is always happy to help, they can be reached at 480-951-8900
Steamers such as the Vapamore MR-100 will only put out steam. The MR-100 does not have any type of suction power or pick up any moisture, debris, etc.
Vapamore MR-100 Primo Steam Cleaning System states that it has a steam availability of 50 mins. The black flakes showing in your water could be dirt buildup but if you are having issues with your steamer, we recommend troubleshooting with the manufacturer. VAPamore can be reached at 480-951-8900.