Merry Christmas bed bugs!

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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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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she had previously covered New York City real estate for The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri earned a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University.

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