Bedbug Problem

In the last couple months, I read more news articles about bedbugs in hotels. Bedbug is a small pest that lives in mattresses and sometimes carpets. It bites. Every hotel manager is working hard to keep bedbugs away from the property because “cleanness” is hotel guests’ foremost expectation. Hotels often hire pests control companies to prevent the problem.

This news video shows us a new way to kill bedbugs --- heat. Bedbugs die when the temperature reaches 115 degree. Accordingly, heating a room to 140 degree for two hours will kill all bedbugs in a room. However, this method is not cheap --- it costs $1200 to "clean" an apartment like what is shown in the video.
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The News5 video was downloaded from YouTube via http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_Os63_DzO4

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