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What's the most effective way to prevent beg bugs from biting me ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Bed bugs need to be: Eradicated. 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.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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a disposable 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.
Sep 2, 2013
Last updated Sep 11, 2013

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