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Bed Bug Busters Of Ottawa

This is another employment program offered by Rideau Social Enterprises in the area of pest management. It was started in 2011 and is funded by Ottawa Public Housing till 2015. Contrary to popular opinion bed bugs and their droppings can be seen with the naked eye. Adult bed bugs are approximately the size of an apple seed and are reddish brown in colour. They are oval shaped and flat with six legs. They have two antennae and short golden body hair. When looking for a bed bug infestation use a flashlight and look for black spots (fecal matter), shed bed bug skins, and red blood stains on your bedding and/or pillows. Although bed bugs can hide anywhere, start your inspection where they feed. Inspect the following.

  • Mattress and box spring
  • Bedding and pillows
  • Bed frame and head board
  • Baseboards close to your bed
  • Any furniture or items close to your bed

Another way of knowing you may have an infestation is identifying bed bug bites. Although initially painless, the bites can turn into relatively large and itchy welts on your skin. It is worth noting that not everyone reacts to bed bug bites.

Why Choose Rideau Service Enterprises?

  • We are a non-profit organization that seeks to improve the well-being of our community.
  • We provide jobs for disadvantaged members of our community who may not otherwise be employed.
  • We offer professional quality service at a relatively low cost.
  • We are committed to helping to eliminate the bed bug problem in our community.
  • We only specialize in bed bugs and cockroach infestation.
  • We will perform an inspection and provide you with an estimate.
  • We will work with you until the infestations are gone.
  • We will take the time to answer all your questions and concerns.
  • We are discreet about our services- no bed bug signage on vehicles.
  • We will treat you with courtesy and respect.

Our Services

The best way to guarantee a successful extermination is to ensure that the unit is well prepared. Bed Bug Busters provides a comprehensive home preparation service that includes:

  • Bed bug inspections.
  • Vacuuming.
  • Steam cleaning.
  • Bed bug infested laundry.
  • Mattress encasements.
  • Chemical treatment.
  • Disposal of infested items.
  • Moving of furniture.
  • Caulking of cracks and crevices.

If you are on Ontario Disability Support Program, or on Social Assistance, we will help you in applying for funding to pay for some or all of the preparation. (subject to availability of funding).

All services are provided by licensed, trained professionals. If interested, you can contact us at 613-790-2384 or by email at