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  1. endless_nightmare

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Wed Mar 12 2014 19:34:39
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    Hello

    A couch was donated to me, it comes from a very good source, a woman I volunteer with had gotten it for her daughter but the daughter ended up not liking it, her boyfriend was king enough to haul it to my small place

    I found an ikea link for it
    http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/S59927588/

    It's kind of a loveseat type deal. Anyway, where would be the best place for my Passive Monitor?

    Between the cushions that we sit on and the couch? I guess I could also place it underneath but it would be more difficult to check.

    I'm certain this question has been asked before for all sorts of couches. Apologies in advance.

    Andrea
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    Spinal Cord Injury Advocacy/Volunteer
  2. bed-bugscouk

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Thu Mar 13 2014 10:01:26
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    Hi Andrea,

    As you can see from the image below the install is under the front leading edge:


    install location for Passive Monitor on a sofa by bedbugscouk, on Flickr

    I appreciate that this may be a difficult location for you to check alone but it is non the less the correct place to install. I would also recommend checking the pleats on the corners at the same times as you check the Passive Monitor as they can sometimes be a harbourage if an infested bag is placed touching the seat.

    Hope that helps,

    David Cain
    Bed Bugs Limited

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  3. woahnellie

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Thu Mar 13 2014 12:27:33
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    quick question about the monitors. would you recommend applying them before or after treatment?

  4. bed-bugscouk

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    Thu Mar 13 2014 12:36:24
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    Hi woahnellie,

    They were always designed to be applied prior to the introduction of bedbugs as early detection leads to more efficient treatment. That process has grown into what we call "treatment by Passive Monitor replacement".

    We do however use them in our treatment programs to adjunct the process. We have found it works best with non chemical treatments but if chemicals are to be used/are being used all you need do is clear away any residue within 6 - 9 inches of the install site.

    Hope that helps.

    David

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Thu Mar 13 2014 15:43:14
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    Thank-you very much David

    as for the lifting, I'll ask my social worker, she now comes in every three weeks so that should be sufficient


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