Green Pest Solutions – Traveling

If your home has been invaded by bed bugs, you will have a tough time getting these unwelcome guests to leave. There are steps you can take to get rid of them without resorting to dangerous chemicals that may not even work.

Accurately identifying bed bugs is half the battle when it comes to the war on these blood-sucking creatures. Here, you’ll learn what they look like and where to find them.

Bed bugs enter homes from other infested areas by hitchhiking on clothes, bags, and personal items, as well as used and new furniture. Read here to find out more about how they make themselves at home in mattresses, wall cracks, furniture, and floors.

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All hotels and all motels can be at risk for bed bugs, because cleanliness has almost nothing to do with bed bug exposure. So make sure you’re keeping to these strategies in order to remain free of bed bugs all year.

You are most likely to come into contact with bed bugs while travelling. Bed bugs are notorious hitchhikers, and if someone has bed bugs in their home, they often take a few with them to their hotel, where they then breed and spread even further. It doesn't matter if you’re at a 5-star hotel or a motel in the “bad area” of the city – bed bugs live and breed everywhere. If you truly want to stay safe from bed bugs while travelling, you should inspect your room as soon as you enter.

Goodwill employees sort through thousands of clothing donations every day and sometimes discover unwanted donations of bed bugs.

It's the holiday season and that means traveling. Whether it’s to your mother-in-law’s or a hotel there is one thing you will probably forget to check for when you’re settled in—BED BUGS.

How can you identify hotels with bed bug problems? What can you do to avoid taking this problem home with you? If you have bed bugs, what do you do to get rid of them? Fortunately, there are answers to all those questions and tips to help you deal with this growing problem.