7 Steps to Prevent Hotel Bed Bugs

You bags are packed, you’re ready to go, you’re standing there outside the door, you hate to…..No, wait that’s a John Denver song I was thinking of. What this article is about is preventing hotel bed bugs.

So you have your destination all picked out, your hotel reserved and you hear that bed bugs have been an issue at hotels across the country.

We’re not talking about lower end hotels either. Some of the high end hotels have had problems. Not to worry my friend, just follow a few easy steps and the possibility of these creepy travelers ruining your trip very is minimal.

Being proactive is the key here and this article will explain how to avoid these pests, what to do if you encounter them and how to avoid bringing them home with you.

7 Steps To A Bug Free Hotel Stay

1. Use the luggage rack

2. Inspect the bed

3. Inspect the drapes

4. Inspect the furniture

5. Wash laundry before returning home

6. Treat suitcase

7. Store suitcase away from bedroom

Step 1 – Use that darn luggage rack.

The first thing to do after entering the room is pull out the metal luggage rack and set you luggage down on it.

Just in case there are bed bugs in the room, the last thing you want to do is throw your luggage on the bed, let them get in your luggage and take them with you!

Step 2 – Look before you leap.

Sure is tempting to jump on that bed after a few hours traveling, but take a minute and do a quick inspection.

Pull back the bedspread and pillows and sheets and look for bed bugs or signs of their presence as you go.

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