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how do you get rid of bed bugs in your room?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Bed bugs: Some professional exterminators use portable devices to raise the temperature of a room to a lethal temperature. All stages of bedbugs can be killed at 122 f (50 c). In some cases, you may have to throw out heavily infested items such as mattresses or couches.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bed Bugs Are Bad.: Declutter entire bedroom & any other effected rooms. Check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/ place all junk in tightly sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation.Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum everything using a disposable.
Answered on Dec 27, 2018
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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bag. Seal bag & dispose of bag. Next, use a STEAM cleaner everywhere (every crack & crevice). Use a non-toxic spray after cleaning or consider using fossil shell dust. You may need to repeat this process more than once. Now with this said- this is a tough job – you might want to consider using an exterminator that specializes in bed bug removal. They often super-heat the area.
Aug 11, 2013

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