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NY Apt Move: Active Monitor in empty new apt then passive monitors once we move

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  1. pm11226

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Thu Jul 18 2013 14:11:46
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    We're going to be moving from one NYC apartment to another NYC apartment. The lease at the new place will start 15 days before the lease at the old place is up. After reading the FAQs and threads, am I right in thinking that a sensible course of action would be to install an active monitor in the new apartment while it's still empty, then after a week or so switch to passive monitors as we move the bed and other furniture in?

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Thu Jul 18 2013 15:34:11
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    Hi,

    In a nutshell yeah that is the best approach. The only way of improving upon it as a plan is to take bedbug blue with you when you set up the active monitors to test and suspect faecal marks that you find.

    I would run the active for 6 or 7 days and then asses the situation.

    I have not specifically said which active and which passive but I think that is rather clear from my posting history which of the options I would suggest.

    Hope that helps.

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Fri Jul 19 2013 1:36:28
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    Our FAQ on bed bug monitors may also help if you're looking at options.

    I started and run the site but am "not an expert."
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    Posted 6 years ago
    Sun Jul 21 2013 19:38:02
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    Thanks for the advice. We're trying to be vigilant without going overly paranoid or spending a billion bucks.


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