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New Way to Kill Bed Bugs

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  1. Sleepless in NYC

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Sun Nov 7 2010 12:04:59

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    Found this on the net, it's from March 2010. It doesn't mention the temperature of killing bb eggs, but we know they die at 120 degrees.

  2. Bug wary

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Sun Nov 7 2010 12:23:49

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    Hi Sleepless,

    I saw a video (can't recall where) of such a system used in dorms at a university. They were taking the beds in rooms with infestations and cooking them in similar enclosures.

  3. cilecto

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Sun Nov 7 2010 12:46:10

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    Sounds like the "U of Florida" method. They use it in their dorms. Note that there are a lot of safety and effectiveness caveats. This method is probably beyond the ability of most lay people.

    PowerPoint here:

    Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night...
    - Psalms 91:5-7

    (Not an pro)

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