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zebra2  ·  304 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, what are you working on?

Yikes. Bedbugs are bad news. I once slept in a "hotel" in SF that was littered with them. I went and got trash bags and covered everything I touched with plastic. With some careful quarantine procedures, I miraculously didn't bring any back.

If you haven't already tried: bedbugs don't handle heat too well (eggs neither). They are weaker than pets and babies. You could stuff all your possessions into a car, seal it up, and park it in the summer sun somewhere for an afternoon to be rid of them. The ones in the car at least.

user-inactivated  ·  304 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Alas, we've already had our entire unit heat treated once and sprayed twice. The exterminator that did it offers a 6 month "guarantee" so the subsequent callbacks have been free but he hasn't exactly been confidence inspiring to deal with.

Our lease has a clause where the tenant is responsible for paying for treatment. And the guy they called out was more than a month's rent. So I wouldn't be too surprised if someone else in the building had them and was staying mum about it.

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