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How To Keep Bed Bugs Away When You Are Traveling

Posted on January 8th, 2020 by Knockout Pest

Bed bugs can really put a damper on an exciting vacation. Do not let this happen to you! Find out how you can avoid bed bugs during your next great adventure.

Check The Hotel Mattress

After a long day of traveling, you may want to hop into bed and go straight to sleep. However, it is better to inspect your mattress for bed bugs before calling it a night. In the event that you spot a bed bug or two, request to change rooms within the hotel. 

Inspect Your Luggage

If you have encountered bed bugs on any leg of your journey, they could be hiding inside your suitcase. That is why it is important to routinely check your luggage for bed bugs. After all, it is better to be safe than sorry!

Wash Your Clothes In Hot Water

Once you get back from your trip, you might have a lot of laundry to do! Unfortunately, it is possible for bed bugs to latch onto pieces of clothing. Washing your clothes in hot water can kill off any bed bugs that have managed to make it home with you. 

Did you return home after a long trip only to discover that bed bugs have hitched a ride with you? If so, turn to the professionals here at Knockout Pest Control for assistance. We can knockout bed bugs and keep them down for the count!

Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 to schedule an appointment with us.

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