bed bug sauna

Public housing tenants living with bed bugs for 3.5 years

April 27, 2010

Remember the Connie Griffith / Ballard Towers, in Lexington, Kentucky? In November, 2008, we told you that some of the complex’s public housing tenants had been suffering with bed bugs for two years.  Next month, it will be three and a half years that some tenants have been living with this pest. And as WKYT […]

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BC Housing shares “bed bug sauna” technical details

January 12, 2010

Remember the “bed bug sauna” that Rain City was implementing in the Lux, a new British Columbia Housing development? BC Housing’s publication TECHNICAL BULLETIN NO. 29-2009 gives all the technical details and plans (click to download PDF) for the bed bug sauna, in the now open building. Bravo to BC Housing for sharing the details […]

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More on Vancouver building’s bed bug sauna

October 14, 2009

Remember the “bed bug sauna” which was designed into the new Lux residence by Vancouver supportive housing developer RainCity?  There’s an article on the building in The Province today, which notes: The latest supportive housing building to officially open in the Downtown Eastside has something no other building in the city has: a bedbug sauna. […]

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RainCity Housing’s “bed bug sauna” now active in new Vancouver building

June 19, 2009

Remember when we reported back in June 2008 that a new RainCity Housing development in Vancouver was going to contain a “bed bug sauna” for treatment of infested items? The new building “The Lux”, at 65 Hastings Street, is in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, a highly infested neighborhood, and provides 25 transitional housing units, and 67 […]

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New Vancouver building installs “sauna” for decontaminating bed bug-infested items

June 17, 2008

Wendy Stueck writes in today’s Globe and Mail that a new Vancouver apartment building is going to have a sauna for decontaminating bed bug-infested items. Talk about planning ahead: . . . a housing complex under construction in Vancouver will include what’s been dubbed the “bedbug sauna,” a room where furniture, clothing and other belongings […]

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