Anonymous on 12/30/2009
Someone on the fifth floor of this building had bedbugs in Sept/Oct 2009 and they have since spread to the third floor. Apparently the initial host on the fifth floor disregarded all pest control advice and dragged his infested mattress through the hallway and downstairs.
Now (Dec. 2009), on the third floor, we have them. It has been exhausting and costly, not to mention anxiety-provoking. The building management has been very lackadaisical about responding and says "every building we ma
nage has them." We treated them ourselves after an inspection, and sealed up the mattresses as well, but have since seen a few more live ones. We are waiting to collect more, since the exterminators will not treat without an additional inspection in which they actually see bed bugs. I am killing them collecting them in a plastic baggie, which just makes me want to barf and/or scream.