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There are many precautionary measures you can take to avoid an infestation of bed bugs in your home. When travelling, be sure to inspect your hotel room for bed bugs before you begin to unpack. In your home, eliminate the number of hiding places for bugs by properly caulking cracks near baseboards and molding. Vacuum frequently and wash your bedding once a week in hot water. Be cautious of bringing used furniture or clothing into your home, for bed bugs can hitch a ride into your apartment through these items.