Ensure the new room is not adjacent and/or directly above/below the original room. Bed bugs can easily hitchhike via housekeeping carts, luggage and even through wall sockets. Place luggage in a plastic trash bag or protective cover during the duration of the trip to keep bed bugs out. Upon returning home, inspect luggage before bringing it into the house and vacuum it thoroughly before putting it away. Dry all fabric items (even those that have not been worn) in a hot dryer for at least 30 minutes to ensure that any bed bugs that may have made it that far are not placed into your drawers/closet. The NPMA, a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, food and property.
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