Mothballs, rubbing alcohol score poorly in tests of DIY bedbug control

Mattress encasement, dry ice in bags, hot clothes dryers do help

WAR ON BUGS  Battling the resurgence in bedbugs has been hampered by the development of pesticide resistance in the bugs. Do-it-yourself methods are being widely embraced, but new studies show that some may work better than others.

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