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  1. ScaredinCincinnati

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Nov 30 2010 14:54:39
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    Good news! The bites are slowly but surely becoming less frequent. They have won many battles, but I am winning the war.

    To make sure, I am ordering a few moniters today. I am getting a passive one for the bed, and an active one for the car, which I plan on letting sit for about a week.

    My question is - should I get an active or a passive for the couch? There have been no signs of trouble on the couch, but I just want to make sure. I don't sit on it for extended periods of time every day, so maybe active would be better? Thanks

  2. ScaredinCincinnati

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Nov 30 2010 15:02:35
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    Or maybe I should get a passive one for the car as well, and continue using it? Any thoughts? I'm a bit confused.

  3. toledo

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Nov 30 2010 15:06:59
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    It's my understanding that the active monitors attract the bed bugs, but because they give off carbon dioxide, it's best to use them when you're gone (i.e. vacation). If you use your couch a lot, passive monitors would work, as you're the one giving off the CO2.

  4. BBcoukHome

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Nov 30 2010 15:59:45
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    Hi,

    I have been giving the subject of cars a lot of thought recently (and not in the Ferrari versus hummer kind of way).

    The best conclusion my logic comes to at present is beacon for cars till you know they are clear and then passive going forward.

    Unfortunately I don't have the share money to buy a junker and test it until the spring when the weather gets better. I think its even too cold in London to run a beacon outside, we have snow and lots of it.

    David

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Nov 30 2010 16:08:57
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    David - would the BB Alert Active work in a car? Also, if I were to try the Active and Passive for my couch, where would you recommend placement? Any advice would be appreciated.

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Wed Dec 1 2010 9:11:12
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