Safety comes first when you travel with your family. It’s important to carry with you a portable or pocket-sized carbon monoxide detection device. You can buy a tiny one to bring with you to any hotel to make sure that carbon monoxide is not seeping into your room from a closed store in a neighboring building. Or you can be sure the heater in the room works well without carbon monoxide fumes. See a few of these pocket-sized or portable CO detectors at Amazon.com. Safety first.
How infested is Sacramento when it comes to bedbugs in hotels and apartment complexes? Do you need to travel with a bed-bug detection dog? Need to buy a bed bug detection dog? See the site, Bed Bug Detection Dogs. If you’re traveling this holiday season, you should know that many hotels in California are full of bed bugs. Sometimes you can’t see the bugs and they get into your luggage, clothing, or crevices of your shoes or other garments. See the uTube video, “How to detect bedbugs while traveling.”
Just putting a purse on the bed invites bed bugs to enter. These bugs are so small they hide in the electrical switch crevices between the wall and the switch. So before you register, check the Bed Bug Registry to see which hotels have passed the bed bug inspection recently. See the website, Bed bug Registry. This site shows the hotels in various cities and states that have bedbugs and those that don’t at the time of inspection.
In 2010, a bedbug-detecting dog named Barney signaled which container had live bed bugs during a demonstration at the Bed Bug University North American Summit 2010 on September 22, 2010 in Rosemont, Illinois. The two-day conference of bed bug experts and pest control workers featured seminars from researchers and vendors displaying the latest products focused on bedbug detection, elimination and prevention.
If you’re traveling this holiday season, especially with children, you should know that many hotels and inns in California are full of bed bugs. Sometimes you can’t see the bugs and they get into your luggage, clothing, or crevices of your shoes or other garments. Just putting a purse on the bed invites bed bugs to enter. Bugs may get into children’s clothing or hair.
These bugs are so small they hide in the electrical switch crevices between the wall and the switch. So before you register, check the Bed Bug Registry to see which hotels have passed the bed bug inspection recently. You can check the hotels in any city or state with the Bed Bug Registry.
For example, the Bed Bug Registry found 10 hotels in Sacramento with bed bugs. See the Bed Bug Registry for Sacramento hotels. Maybe you want to find out whether an apartment complex has or had bed bugs and has been inspected. Sites you may want to look at include the 2010 apartment complex bedbug report. Various apt. complex bed bug reports also are online if you ‘Google’ the address of the complex and search for bed bug inspections of prior years. Also for Sacramento, check out the 2010 report, Bed Bug Report for Doubletree Sacramento – Bedbug Registry.
Understand that bedbug reports posted for 2010 don’t apply to 2011, assuming the establishment, hotel, inn, or apartment complex got rid of the bugs right after the inspection. So check out the latest reports and find out the date of the inspection.
Just pick the city and state you’re planning to visit. Or check out apartment complexes before you go apartment hunting to see which had bed bugs and whether the inspection resulted in a quick clean up and no recent re-infestation. Check the date on the latest inspections.
See the website, Bed bug Registry. For other cities and states, go to the Bed bug Registry–National. Just put in the city and state, and you’ll get a report on which hotels passed the inspection. For example, if you’re going to San Francisco, check out the Sheraton hotel at the wharf has had no bed bug reports or complaints. This is one of my favorite hotels, and it is exceptionally clean and comfortable.
So, check out any city and state by looking up the name of the hotel, and you’ll get a report or a message that there have never been any complaints about bed bugs. Before you travel, check out the Bed bug registry. Holiday time so many people travel, the last thing you want is to take home bed bugs in your luggage or clothing.