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

Images:
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AAdult_Female_Bed_Bug_-_Cimex_lectularius_-_Bug_length_approximately_5_mm.jpg
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Comments (1442)

  • Rubbing Alcohol kills them almost immediately

    andy andino - 2 months ago

  • What a surprise. Another shitty thing to come out of the Middle East.

    Xerdoz - 2 months ago

  • this is helpful

    Andrew Robinson - 2 months ago

  • There's an industry dedicated just to make money in the pursuit of getting rid of these pests, so they won't share this simple solution; 91% Isopropyl Alcohol.

    You can use this to spray any area you think these pests may be. It dehydrates them and their eggs on contact. Happy hunting!

    Gerson Lopez - 2 months ago

  • Yep I got bit and my boy friend didn't. I threw out the mattress and kicked bf to the curb.

    Lisa Saddler - 2 months ago

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