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Is it safe to pick up furniture from the curb or dumpster?

Jimmy Reida

No, it is absolutely not safe to pick up furniture from a dumpster. It may have been the reason it was thrown out or bug could have nested in the furniture during it’s time on the curb.

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Bed bugs secretive lifestyle makes detection difficult. Relatively few bed bugs start an infestation. In fact, if a male bed bug is the only hitchhiker, no infestation will develop. Only female bed bugs are able to lay eggs. A mated female can lay around 3 eggs a day if feeding is available, laying more than 300 eggs in her lifetime. Small white eggs are cemented to discrete surfaces, near a host, and hatch in about 10 days.

No, it is absolutely not safe to pick up furniture from a dumpster. It may have been the reason it was thrown out or bug could have nested in the furniture during it's time on the curb.

About a year. Bed bugs can live about a year usually and can live for months in a dormant state without even feeding.