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Man gets 10 years for setting BB infested couch on fire

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  1. hypervigilant

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Thu Jan 22 2015 11:55:30
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    http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2015/01/ann_arbor_man_sentenced_1-10_y.html

    This guy got an up to 10 year sentence for setting his couch on fire in an attempt to kill bedbugs, supposedly. I feel bad for him - must have been pretty desperate, as well as uninformed.

    The sad thing is that I hear bedbugs are a big problem in jails, too.

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    hypervigilant - 2 minutes ago  » 
    The sad thing is that I hear bedbugs are a big problem in jails, too.

    Yes and the incarcerated have fewer options to escape from them for obvious reasons. It may be a case of out of the flaming lounge and into the frying pan.

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    Fri Jan 23 2015 2:44:44
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    🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
    Just the couch??
    🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

    I'm not an expert just a dumb struggling bed bugger like every body else.
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    Fri Jan 23 2015 12:42:38
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    This is how you rid a couch of bed bugs:

    1) Warp Brothers CB-60 Banana Bags. (If you have a large couch you will need 2 - but the package comes with two, so you are ok)

    2) 5-6 Hot Shot No-Pest Strips.

    Put the strips in the couch and encase in the banana bags. Make sure its sealed well. Duct tape can help if needed.

    3) Keep the couch sealed up like that for a month or so.

    DONE.

    Total cost - about $37.00

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    Fri Jan 23 2015 16:45:43
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    bed-bugscouk -  » 

    hypervigilant -  » 
    The sad thing is that I hear bedbugs are a big problem in jails, too.

    Yes and the incarcerated have fewer options to escape from them for obvious reasons.

    Ha! LOL!

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    Sun Feb 1 2015 9:40:15
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    hypervigilant - 2 minutes ago »
    The sad thing is that I hear bedbugs are a big problem in jails, too.

    Yes and the incarcerated have fewer options to escape from them for obvious reasons. It may be a case of out of the flaming lounge and into the frying pan. It may be a case of out of the flaming lounge and into the frying pan.

    David Cain
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    And I understand that it can get even hotter in those frying pans!

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    MS-guy - 1 week ago  » 
    This is how you rid a couch of bed bugs:
    1) Warp Brothers CB-60 Banana Bags. (If you have a large couch you will need 2 - but the package comes with two, so you are ok)
    2) 5-6 Hot Shot No-Pest Strips.
    Put the strips in the couch and encase in the banana bags. Make sure its sealed well. Duct tape can help if needed.
    3) Keep the couch sealed up like that for a month or so.
    DONE.
    Total cost - about $37.00

    I am not an expert-- this sort of treatment (DDVP) may work well in this situation but the sealing part is crucial and I would add a warning-- if a cat punctures the plastic or a kid yanks on it, you have a toxic situation on your hands. Be careful and make sure the item is not just sealed, but won't be disturbed.

    I started and run the site but am "not an expert."

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