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Franklin Towers residents concerned about growing bed bug infestation

Franklin Towers residents concerned about growing bed bug infestation

FBI AGENTS AND BOSTON POLICE SPENT MUCH OF THE DAY ON CAMPUS INVESTIGATING. AFTER LOSING POWER – SOME RESIDENTS IN FRANKLIN TOWERS ARE STILL LIVING WITH LIMITED ELECTRICITY… BUT THEY ALSO HAVE ANOTHER CONCERN – BED BUGS. RESIDENTS OF FRANKLIN TOWER REACHED OUT TO EIGHT INVESTIGATES – LOOKING FOR ANSWERS. NORAH HOGAN ASKED PORTLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY WHAT THEY’RE DOING TO SOLVE IT. <NORAH HOGAN> “BEDBUGS ARE HARD TO GET RID OF. THE EXTERMINATION PROCESS IS LENGTHY AND EXPENSIVE. SO, ONCE THEY SHOW UP IN AN APARTMENT BUILDING […]

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Leg Cramps at Night ? Sleep with a Bar of Soap in Your Bed

Leg Cramps at Night ? Sleep with a Bar of Soap in Your Bed

Today’s wild internet idea isn’t a new one. It’s been around for quite a while and unlike some of the other “fact or crap” scenarios involving toilet seats, tennis balls in your suitcase, and bread clips in your wallet, this one may actually have some merit. There are two reasons the idea of sleeping with a bar of soap in your bed have been floated in online advertisements and self-help articles. One of those is to rid your sleep area of bed bugs or other insects. The […]

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Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion

Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion

When Chinmoy Kar Victor first arrived in Greater Sudbury, Ont., it was after midnight on May 2. After paying an expensive cab ride from the airport to his new rental unit on Bond Street he was shocked to find it wasn’t anything like the pictures he saw online. What was supposed to be a three-bedroom house had been converted to seven bedrooms with multiple people living in each room. Being an international student, Victor didn’t have extra money to go to a hotel, and his work placement was […]

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Irish holidaymaker’s urged to be wary of bed bugs

Irish holidaymaker's urged to be wary of bed bugs

Rentokil, Ireland’s leading pest control provider, is warning Irish holidaymakers to be on the lookout for the presence of bed bugs as they return from their holidays. A common cause of the spread of bed bugs is the transportation of the pests through clothing and other baggage, so a hotel or rental accommodation’s bed bug problem can easily become an issue in your own home. These pests feed on human blood, usually when homeowners are asleep, and bed bug bites can become sore and itchy in some cases. Rentokil […]

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Poonam Pandey loses her calm over Anjali Arora and Munawar Faruqui, says they are worse than bed bugs

Oh no! Lock Upp: Poonam Pandey loses her calm over Anjali Arora and Munawar Faruqui, says they are worse than bed bugs

MUMBAI: Kangana Ranaut’s Lock Upp has been grabbing headlines lately. The show is getting interesting with each passing day, and the contestants are doing a fabulous job in creating the content that the audience wants. Lock Upp is full of controversies and ugly fights between contestants. And the host of the show Kangana Ranaut’s honest opinion is the icing on the cake. Munawar Faruqui and Anjali Arora have become an audience favourite. Their fans call them Munjali. Anjali also confessed her love for Munawar. But he recently […]

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Mum’s nightmare stay in Blackpool – from ‘blood stains and bed bugs to Coronation Street furniture’

Mum's nightmare stay in Blackpool - from 'blood stains and bed bugs to Coronation Street furniture'

A city mum has shamed a Blackpool hotel after claims her first Christmas away from her kids was ruined by ‘blood stains, filth and bed bug bites’. Katie Moss and her partner had hoped for a romantic getaway to celebrate at the Norbreck Castle Hotel. The three-star hotel, rated as ‘Poor’ on TripAdvisor, describes itself as a “stunning Castle like hotel offering a warm welcome to the famous Seaside Resort”. And though staff were “polite and lovely”, the couple were left disgusted and shocked by the state […]

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The New Malden care home riddled with bed bugs

The New Malden care home riddled with bed bugs

The daughter of a resident living in a care home in New Malden has expressed her fears for her mother’s life – as her residential care home has become infested with bed bugs. The 89-year-old resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, has been living at Gilpin House for 15 years. Gilpin House is a retirement accommodation maintained by Kingston Council – which, according to the daughter of this resident, became riddled with the bugs back in February. Since the issue began, the resident’s daughter says her mum […]

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Expert issues warning over the rise in bed bugs – here’s how to prevent them in the home

Expert issues warning over the rise in bed bugs - here's how to prevent them in the home

As lockdown restrictions have eased, Brits are being warned about a rise in bed bugs – with a pest control businesses witnessing a 75 per cent rise in callouts, compared to last year. The steep increase is due to bed bugs being “great hitchikers” that can hide in small crevices and, therefore, can move between homes, hotels, and offices by travelling on clothing, furniture, bedding and luggage, say experts. Bedding firm, MattressNextDay, enlisted the expertise of Vicki Sims, managing director of Lady Bug Pest Control, who has […]

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Man files lawsuit over alleged bed bugs at Myrtle Beach resort, says family was bitten

Man files lawsuit over alleged bed bugs at Myrtle Beach resort, says family was bitten

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — An man is suing a Myrtle Beach resort, alleging that members of his family were bitten by bed bugs while staying there in May. Lawyers for Michael Campbell of Guernsey County, Ohio, filed the lawsuit Friday in Horry County Common Pleas Court. The suit names the Patricia Grand Resort LLC, the Patricia Grand Homeowner’s Assoication Inc., and Vacasa LLC as defendants. According to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by News13, Campbell and his family was staying at the Patricia Grand by […]

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