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I found a bug in my room I need some help identifying it…

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can you attach a picture of the bug?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Please tell me its not a bed bug

thats a bed bug...

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Oh man
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
What do I do I only see one

maybe you carried it in.... not realizing............ but they multiply fast

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok what do you suggest

a exterminator that handles bed bugs or throw the mattress and box spring away and very very good cleaning

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
An exterminator is pricy can I try something from home depot

they should have something

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https://www.epa.gov/bedbugs/do-it-yourself-bed-bug-control

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hope you can rate my service 5 star best of luck

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