What is the first thing you should do if you find you have bed bugs?

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Question by Babyshambles:
What is the first thing you should do if you find you have bed bugs?

Before you contact an exterminator, that is. How do you stop them biting you at night until they’re dealt with?
What about putting the mattress / boxpsring in a vynil mattreess protection bag?

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Answer by hhe
Get rid of the bed… I’ll take the floor or couch anyday!

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zodiacgal March 7, 2011 at 6:58 pm

Everyone has bed bugs but if they get so bad they are biting you take your mattress and vacuum every inch of it.

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L J March 7, 2011 at 7:53 pm

Hoover your bed with a very powerful hoover,
Change your bed linen

PERSONALLY I’D TAKE FOR THE SOFA! YUK

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heli0path March 7, 2011 at 8:24 pm

doesn’t everybody have bed-bugs? they come out when you sleep and eat dead skin cells…?

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Mark C March 7, 2011 at 9:07 pm

Wash everything in hot water and spray any cracks in molding or furniture near the bed.

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