7 Things You Should Know About Bed Bugs

- March 20, 2017

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1 in 5 Americans either has had bed bugs, or knows someone who has. And the problem isn’t going away. It’s actually getting a lot worse.

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The History of Bed Bugs


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Bed Bug Exterminators

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Comments (1442)

  • One common way of treating bedbug infestations was fumigating the house with cyanide gas. But this was outlawed in the 60s.

    nativetexanful - 0 days ago

  • I'm allergic to the bites of those devilish little bastards! When they bite me, it looks like I have been beaten with a baseball bat. They leave tremendous swelling, and extreme soreness! It takes a week to a week and a half for the bites to heal!

    Debra Lawson - 1 days ago

  • ... Huh... It's actually kind of... "Considerate"? that they don't regulgitate tainted blood into you, causing sickness like the other bugs do. >):^/
    And since a lot of the times you don't even feel the bite, I actually feel kinda bad for killing them, actually. >):^P

    Toryu-Mau - 1 days ago

  • Hope my two comments helped.. Please read thank you

    Qudirat Alabi - 1 days ago

  • Note though you do this process slowly so the hot water and it's steam gets around and you need the bucket so you don't soak your carpet but also it shows that you got all the bugs because after the second batch of hot water my hubby put down the bucket was clear and just fill of hot water. Oh and I also steamed the carpets in every room After we poured hot water along the floor of the walls from corner to corner then I steamed the entire carpet as slowly as I possible could TWICE. It's been six months now and nothing.

    Qudirat Alabi - 1 days ago

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