Claudette Nieves. Box Spring. February 09th , 2018.
When sleeping in a new bed, check for signs of their feces. Small, black or dark brown dots on sheets or the mattress are sign that bed bugs are lurking. (If you are in a hotel and find potential bed bug fecal matter, ask for a new room far from the original.) If you suspect youve been exposed to bed bugs when traveling, bag up everything you brought and clean it out immediately when you get home.. Vacuum the interior and exterior of your suitcase (including the pockets) and be sure to wash all clothing in hot water, and put in the dryer, whether they are dirty or not. Just knowing what to look for when you are traveling and taking a few simple steps toward prevention can be the difference between the greatest spring break ever and a very regrettable getaway.
Over the years bedroom furniture designs evolved through the years. Before the popularity of platform beds, the box spring bed dominated the bedroom scene. Box springs have coils to support the mattress. The coils provide extra resiliency and serves as a shock absorber as the body weights presses on. Platform bed on the other hand supports the mattress with a hard raised wooden platform minus the spring or coil. Customers who are laid back when it comes to bedroom furniture often choose box spring type beds. One thing that must be considered when buying pack spring type bed is the coils ability to withstand body weight. Box spring shock-absorbing performance wears off as the time goes by. The average expected life of a mattress and box spring is eight to 10 years.
3. Ask if the Box Springs Can Be Donated - More often than not, especially in Indiana, you will not be able to donate these items, nor mattresses. This is the case because second hand mattresses are notorious for passing on second hand bed bugs. So, it is now becoming standard that these items have to be disposed of; worry not, they can, however, be recycled. In Indianapolis, we take them to a recycling center called DAO and are at least able to make the customers happy about the recycling element rather than the mattresses ending up in the dump or landfill. 4. Ask For A Coupon - Not always, but a lot of times, junk removal companies will offer coupons. This will off set the fee associated with the removal and disposal that comes with this service. However, remember, that companies offering this service still have to pay their laborers, have transportation fees, etc so dont expect the service to be free.
Visions of warm sandy beaches or powder covered ski slopes have many students and families excited for their upcoming spring break. With thoughts focused on how they will spend their vacation time and considering what souvenirs they may wish to bring home, the last thing they are considering is protecting themselves from bringing home bed bugs. They like to travel and are good hitchhikers. They will hide in suitcases, boxes and shoes to be near a food supply. They are elusive, nocturnal creatures and can hide behind baseboards and in cracks, crevices, and folded areas of beds, bedding and adjacent furniture, especially mattresses and box springs. Bed bugs can wreak havoc on your life, not only because of their itchy bites, but they spread quickly and are extremely difficult to get rid of.
Some are made from 100% cotton, some are made from polyester and some are a mix of both fabrics or are made from other materials. Some have membrane coatings bonded to them to make them dust mite and pet dander proof and some do not have any membrane coatings at all because the fabric is so tightly woven together, the dust mite and pet dander allergen cannot penetrate through the fabric at all. The big concern for most people is for their dust mite encasings to be smooth and cool for better sleeping comfort. In the old days some mattress encasings were made from crunchy plastic or stiff vinyl materials that were loud and uncomfortable to sleep on. Some of these materials would also quickly melt or come apart in a hot dryer.
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