Merry Christmas bed bugs!

By Teri Karush Rogers | December 14, 2010 - 11:45AM 

Thanks to BrickUnderground's Bedbugged! columnist Theresa Braine for alerting us to this holiday-themed DIY bed bug killer.   No, it's not a way to have a bit of fun with Homeland Security.  It's a low-cost technique that its inventor claims will bake to death any bed bugs that may have crawled into your luggage (think seams and other crannies) in an infested hotel room.  (Note: The traditional way to accomplish this is to throw your luggage in the dryer on high heat if possible, or bake it inside a Packtite.) For those of you tempted to try this at home, all the usual fire hazard rules apply. (

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