A box spring was steamed thoroughly but still had hundreds of bed bugs after two weeks. The room was cluttered and heavily infested. Multiple control methods including de-cluttering, frequent laundering, encasing the box spring and mattress, and applying insecticide dust will be needed to eliminate the bed bugs.
This video shows an old radio that is heavily infested with bed bugs. Thousands of bed bug eggs are seen on the back cover. Electronics that are placed beside sleeping areas can be infested with bed bugs. Travelers should keep alert not to bring bed bugs along with their belongings back home.
A trained dog is looking for live bed bugs artificially hidden in various locations in an apartment. The dog successfully found the hidden bed bugs in all locations in this case. A well trained canine can be very valuable in detecting bed bugs. However, the accuracy is often affected by improper maintenance, the dog handler, or environmental conditions.