From Now Toronto April 28-May 5, 2009
"There is a resurgence right across North America, Europe, Australia and other parts of the world. Bedbugs are resilient and can develop resistance to pesticides. We've had a 60- to 70-year reprieve.
"The problem needs an integrated approach. It's very time-consuming and involves cleaning out cupboards and ensuring your infested laundry is in one bag and put through a wash and very hot dry cycle. That finished laundry has to be packed in bags and sealed. You should vacuum and steam-clean, strip beds and get rid of clutter. All this is in preparation for the pest control treatment, which you may need again in a few weeks."
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