Why Mattress Beds Are No Longer a Safe Haven for Bed Bugs

A new study suggests that mattresses can actually make you more susceptible to bed bugs.Mattresses are a natural bedding material.In fact, the average mattress has about one square inch of bedding that is treated with insecticides, according to the mattress manufacturers Association of Mattress Manufacturers.In the United States, mattresses are the largest category of manufactured home products and account for […]

Christmas mattress bed bug outbreak prompts New York City to cancel holiday plans for millions

A mattress bed and bathroom unit in New York has been found to have bed bugs that caused a state of emergency and called for a temporary halt in New Yorkers holiday plans, the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.The agency said it is investigating and will work with the mattress company to determine if any of […]

How to stop the mattress bug: What to look for in a mattress

It’s been a long and tedious battle to get mattress companies to accept our mattresses.They’re hard to come by, hard to ship and hard to find in stores, so they’re basically a no-go.Mattress makers have tried many different approaches to getting rid of bed bugs.They’ve tested bed bugs out on the floor, using bed bugs in laboratory tests.They tested bed […]

‘You have to get a mattress’: Can you afford it?

Can you find the right bed for your baby? For many people, the cost of a new bed is the deciding factor in whether they buy a crib or a crib pad. The mattress that you can afford for a child’s first birthday is also often the one you want for the rest of their life.It’s a tough balance, to be sure.In […]