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Thermal treatment is by far the best treatment, the bugs simply run from chemical treatments. Unfortunately they can and do survive dusting treatments including DE. DE (and other dusting powders) work on insects that groom themselves (ants etc) and bed bugs do not groom themselves. They feed on blood through a tiny tube like structure, a "mouth" if you will, it only comes out to feed and then retracts- there is no grooming post feeding. As far as I know AZEX Thermal Solutions is the only company in Arizone legally compliant to Therma Pure Heat services. You MUST have a license to do this treatment!! I am not a pest control person but am reading about these bugs every single day and trying to gather as much info as I can on them. I found AZEX to have an informative website, not just trying to sell a product--- and I also find MUCH research and information at the University of Kentucky, they seem to be leading research and understanding right now. Education is key I think, and taking as many precautions as we can to keep them from spreading!Dec 11, 2010