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The No. 1 Mistake You're Making in Your Hotel Room, Bed Bug Experts Warn

Best Life Logo By Kali Coleman of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: Staying at a hotel is supposed to be carefree. From the complementary robes to the plush linens to the minibar stocked with goodies, a luxurious hotel room can make your getaway all the more relaxing and enjoyable, even if it's a work trip. But, though you may not want to think about it, the truth is, hotel rooms are teeming with germs, and not only that, but they could potentially be housing bed bugs, too.Dreaded beg bugs tends to be frequent guests in hotels. In fact, a study published in the journal Insects in 2021 found that bed bug treatments in hotels went up nearly 114 percent from 2011 to 2016, so you can only imagine how high it is now. And since even the most high-end hotels can have bed bug problems, it's up to you to cut your chances of an infestation. While most people know to check the bed for these blood-sucking pests, there's a common mistake hotel guests make in their room that experts say could lead to bringing bed bugs home. Read on to find out what it is, and how you can avoid these insects.RELATED: This Popular Destination Has the Biggest Bed Bug Problem in the U.S.Read the original article on Best Life.

The No. 1 Mistake You're Making in Your Hotel Room, Bed Bug Experts Warn

Staying at a hotel is supposed to be carefree. From the complementary robes to the plush linens to the minibar stocked with goodies, a luxurious hotel room can make your getaway all the more relaxing and enjoyable, even if it's a work trip. But, though you may not want to think about it, the truth is, hotel rooms are teeming with germs, and not only that, but they could potentially be housing bed bugs, too.

Dreaded beg bugs tends to be frequent guests in hotels. In fact, a study published in the journal Insects in 2021 found that bed bug treatments in hotels went up nearly 114 percent from 2011 to 2016, so you can only imagine how high it is now. And since even the most high-end hotels can have bed bug problems, it's up to you to cut your chances of an infestation. While most people know to check the bed for these blood-sucking pests, there's a common mistake hotel guests make in their room that experts say could lead to bringing bed bugs home. Read on to find out what it is, and how you can avoid these insects.

RELATED: This Popular Destination Has the Biggest Bed Bug Problem in the U.S.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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