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  • Writer's pictureMichael Zawadzki

The Right Way to Check Your Luggage for Bed Bugs

Bed bugs have become a major concern in modern life. As we travel more frequently and to more places, these pests have more opportunities than ever to relocate. At Pest Arrest, we provide homeowners in the Chicagoland area with effective bed bug control solutions, and we’d like to explain how you can prevent the critters from hitching a ride in your luggage.

Prevent Infestations Before You Go

If you're buying new luggage, opt for hard-shell cases. Otherwise, pack garbage bags to wrap suitcases in once you arrive. Pack ample resealable plastic bags to place your clothes in before putting them in drawers. Don't forget a flashlight for thorough room inspections if you don't have one on your smartphone.

Inspect Your Room First