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Theresa Braine’s bed bug-induced trip down memory lane

October 17, 2009

Although options like the Packtite mean people don’t need to throw their potentially infested items away in order to get rid of bed bugs (and probably shouldn’t — at least not without rendering them bed bug-free), decluttering is often part of the bed bug experience or its aftermath. A bed bug infestation at home forces […]

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Middle school class trip encounters bed bugs at YMCA of the Rockies

May 3, 2009

Bed bugs can infest any location.  Recently, Centennial, Colorado middle school students and adult chaperones encountered bed bugs in a YMCA. YMCA spokesperson Laurie Van Horn says the 150 students and 23 adults stayed at the Silver Stage Lodge at the Snow Mountain Ranch. This was the first of three trips scheduled by Thunder Ridge. […]

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Packtite Original: a little portable de-bugging station?

September 3, 2008

2014 update: The FAQ below focuses on the original Packtite, which was released in 2008 and subject to a voluntary recall by the manufacturer in 2013. More on the recall here. To read about the newer, larger, more expensive and more powerful Packtite, available in the US and Canada, check out this FAQ. You can […]

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