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Bugged by Bed Bugs: Avoid Bringing Home the House Guests from Hell

Bed bugs are the souvenirs that no one wants to bring back home from a vacation. But, unfortunately, these nasty bugs continue to be a huge problem in the United States. According to the 2013 Bugs Without Borders Survey, which was conducted by the National Pest Management Association and the University of Kentucky, nearly 100 percent of all pest professionals who responded to their study said they had treated a bed bug infestation in the past year.

Although most bed bug infestations were reportedly in residential properties, hotels were the second most common site that pest professionals were asked to treat for these blood-sucking insects. And it's not just seedy motels that can be infested with bed bugs. According to the Seattle Times, even luxury hotels can fall prey to these nasty little buggers.

Creatures Lurking On Your Mattress

So you thought you were the only one making the most of your luxurious mattress; the only onethat rolled on top of the soft and cozy surface, and t...

Do I Really Need A Mattress Protector?

You just purchased a new memory foam mattress or organic mattress, and that is the first step to getting a great night's sleep. But how do you properly care for your new mattress? A very good quality memory foam or organic and natural latex mattress can last upwards of 12-15 years if properly maintained. How do you maintain it you ask? Let's first look at some of the enemies of a mattress:

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