Bed Bug Prevention

Traveling over the school vacation week? Here are a few tips on ensuring you do not bring bed bugs back to your home.

  • Inspect any room where you will be staying for bed bugs. Check the mattress including under the mattress.
  • In hotel rooms, use luggage racks to hold your luggage when packing or unpacking rather than setting your luggage on the bed or floor. Keep luggage away from bed.a1-bedbug-infestation-area-breakdown A1 Exterminators
  • Upon returning home, unpack directly into a washing machine and inspect your luggage carefully. Remember that time in a dryer at high temperatures kills the bed bugs (just washing will generally not kill bed bugs).
  • Store suitcases away from your bedroom, such as in the basement or garage. Never store suitcases under your bed.
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