The Worst Roommates in College Could Be Bed Bugs

 

 

Going away to college can be an extremely exciting and stressful time with all kinds of new changes, new stresses, new friends and new friends. With all these changes, we want to remind you to make sure that you don’t end up with a new pest. Checking and preventing bed bugs in your dorm room or new apartment are important to your health this semester and to making sure you don’t bring those bed bugs back home when you go back to do your laundry on the weekends!

The ever-famous line ‘don’t let the bed bugs bite’ now has a newfound significance. According to data gathered by the National Pest Management Association and the University of Kentucky, bed bugs are biting more than ever before.

The study, which surveyed U.S. pest management professionals, found that bed bug encounters have become much more common in public places than the previous year. In fact, one of the most talked about statistics is that the numbers of professionals who treated college dorms increased to 54 percent, up from 35 percent in 2010.

Since bed bugs thrive in places where there are many people, college dorm rooms and off campus housing can provide a perfect environment for an infestation.

In order to prevent these creepy crawlers from ruining the upcoming semester, we recommend following these tips:

Check out the tips at: http://bit.ly/1eVRbDx

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