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Synonyms for bedbug

bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood

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Consider using a garment hand steamer to steam your luggage, which will kill any bed bugs.
Bed bugs afflicted people for millennia before 1940s (Kolb et al.
Occupants tend to incorrectly believe that a quality building with clean occupants doesn't have the potential to have a bed bug infestation, and discussing the subject of bed bugs with occupants is rarely recommended in a marketing plan.
based company say the Bed Bug Patrol Travel Spray kills and repels bed bugs instantly.
Protect-A-Bed first began to offer mattress encasements that protected individuals from bed bugs in 2007, about a year before the media caught on to the problem.
BBSD, which is based in New York City and operates nationally, will also now offer pre-occupancy inspections of vacant space, enabling owners to represent to prospective tenants and purchasers that NESDCA-certified canines have not detected bed bugs at the time of inspection.
After the war, general improvements in household and personal cleanliness, along with widespread use of synthetic insecticides (primarily organochlorines and organophosphates) resulted in a dramatic reduction of bed bug infestations; bed bugs became rare, and infestations were restricted to areas afflicted with unsanitary conditions (Ebeling 1978; Snetsinger 1997).
Many travelers unwittingly bring bed bugs back home when these uninvited guests hitch a ride in their luggage," Mills said.
When packaging, it has been noted that keeping jasmine and also tea tree oils in the bags can deter bed bugs from hitching a ride in your belongings.
Legal disputes and discourse over who is economically responsible for the treatment of bed bugs infestations are commonplace, especially in rental housing.
In September, the Environmental Protection, Agency (EPA) released a draft of a Federal Strategy on Bed Bugs.
Washington, Dec 09 ( ANI ): While it is suggested that exposing bed bug-infested clothing or other small items to freezing temperatures can help kill bed bugs, a new research has found that bed bugs may be less susceptible to freezing temperatures than previously reported.
This is a fantastic system and will be a major step forward in our fight against bed bugs.