Reader I Hate BB snapped these mattresses at 7th Ave and 2nd St. in Park Slope, Brooklyn:
And also in Park Slope, these:
And this half-arsed attempt at covering the sofa in plastic:
Thanks to I HATE BB for the excellent curbside tour of a popular NYC neighborhood!
Just a reminder, folks: if you do have bed bugs, you don’t usually need to toss your furniture and mattresses, and doing so is a great way to spread bed bugs to your neighbors.
If you really insist, then remember that labeling stuff is not enough; it must be destroyed and sealed in plastic and labeled. And even then, assume someone will take that mattress and make it new. And in this way, Cimex Lectularius will be propelled even further to World Domination.
I can hear his evil cackle right now.