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  • Writer's pictureMichael Zawadzki

How To Keep Bed Bugs From Coming Home With You

Hardier than cockroaches, bed bugs can survive for months without feeding on blood and live through the most extreme temperatures. In fact, bed bugs are know to survive in temperatures over 125 degrees Fahrenheit! They're also smart, elusive and tiny. They can hide behind wallpaper, inside mattresses and even behind electrical outlets. Like vampires, they only come out at night when it's dark and they can smell the carbon dioxide you exhale while sleeping.

While no method is foolproof for preventing a bed bug infestation, there are some things you can do to reduce your risk of becoming a bed bug's next nighttime meal:

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