Bed bugs and furniture rentals: a risky business

October 31, 2009

Aaron Schalk told Channel Four in Nashville (see: Bedbugs Infest Family’s Sofas) that his pest control operator suspected sofas from an unnamed furniture rental firm brought bed bugs into his family’s home: Schalk said the pest control worker asked where the couches came from. “She said, “Did you get them from a rental place?” We […]

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Why are people with bed bugs being told to throw out all their furniture?

September 21, 2008

According to WKRN in Nashville, bed bugs have infested Madison Towers, a public housing development run by the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency, or MDHA, in Nashville, Tennessee. WKRN claims, The first step in treating bed bugs is to throw out all furniture where the pest can hide. Can someone please tell me why some […]

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Tennessee Hotel and Lodging Association: “Bedbugs are really a non-issue”

August 7, 2008

Several articles came out Wednesday about the spread of bed bugs in Nashville, Tennessee, both in hotels and in homes. The Tennesseean reports that the Metro Health Department in Nashville investigates complaints about bed bugs in hotels, and keeps track of them: The Metro Health Department has received 30 complaints of bedbugs at area hotels […]

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