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My Family Left, But Their Baggage Didn’t!

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How do bed bugs get in the house?

We love to hear stories of families and friends gathering together for the holidays, but we don’t always love to hear what happens when they leave. What do you do when those you love accidentally leave you with bed bugs?

Just like your family traveling, bed bugs travel, too. Bed bugs are small insects ranging in size of a pin-head up to the size of Lincoln’s head on a penny, so it’s easy for them to travel undetected. Bed bugs are known as “hitchhikers,” and they move from place to place primarily on luggage or on people.

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Can anyone get bed bugs?

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Anyone Can Get Bed Bugs

Bed bugs can cause physical harm and extreme psychological trauma to their victims. Some experience anxiety, stress, lack of sleep, and even embarrassment with co-workers, family, and friends. 

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Don't let the bed bugs bite!

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How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Whoever heard the old saying ”sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite”?  This was a favorite from my loving German Grandmother that grew up on a farm in the early 1900’s  As kids in the 1960’s, we always thought it was just an old-fashioned saying  - after all Grandma was aging, she had quirky old-fashioned ways, it couldn’t be real, could it?...

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