anonymouse on 01/10/2011
Bought a leather couch from a nice family in Stratford Apts on craigslist (facepalm), cleaned it and inspected it and didn't see anything wrong with it. Was laying on it a day later and saw two tick-like insects moving across my shirt, one big and one little. ID'd the bastards as Cimex lectularius (common bedbug) and now must figure out a way to locally heat treat the %@$# couch. Lesson learned: don't buy secondhand furniture from craigslist. Couch purchased on 1.8.10, bedbugs noticed late 1.
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9.10 or early 1.10.10. Searched registry and there are few reports for Chapel Hill, but strikingly one is just down the street, at 500 MLK. Nuff' said.