A Florida city has landed a top spot on a list of the most bedbug infested cities.
Miami came in at number 14. Philadelphia earned the number one spot, followed by Cincinnati, New York, Chicago, and Detroit.
Pest control company Terminix put together a list of the top 15 most bedbug infested cities based on calls and confirmation of bedbugs from branches around the country.
The complete rankings are:
- New York
- Washington, DC
- Columbus, Ohio
- San Francisco
- New Haven, Conn.
Many complaints came from hotel guests. Here's how you can lower your exposure the next time you check into a hotel room:
-Check for bedbugs or dark blood spots on mattresses or box springs
-Hang your clothing or move the luggage rack away from the bed
-Don't unpack your clothes in the drawers
-When you return home, wash your clothes in hot water
-Don't store your luggage under your bed
-Store luggage in sealed plastic bag in garage or location far away from bed
-Immediately change rooms or hotels if you suspect bedbugs
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