Two important goals at EHS are leading the industry towards a chemical-free future and giving back to our community. When the opportunity came along to help a local homeless shelter with a bedbug infestation, EHS jumped on it. We wanted to demonstrate that society’s often forgotten are deserving of the safest methods for pest control and that our totally organic product would actually work. A bonus was the chance to demonstrate the effectiveness of K9 bedbug inspections, which has huge advantages over human inspection, like the fact that a K9 inspector can detect bedbugs that are completely hidden, even inside a wall.
In the initial K9 inspection, a total of 19 “hot spots” were detected. This is considered very significant bedbug activity. After one treatment by EHS with organic essential botanical oils, there were zero hot spots upon follow up K9 inspection one month later. The bedbugs were completely eliminated without any chemical pesticides, and the project couldn‘t have been a bigger success. Follow up inspections and treatments will be done, but all of this is provided to the homeless shelter as a donation by EHS to support the community. The whole project is captured in a short documentary called Caspar Shelter K9/Organic Bedbug Treatment Documentary and is available on the EHS You Tube Channel.