A bed bug epidemic has taken over the city of Paris. Mattresses are being abandoned in the streets and hotels all over the city are hiring exterminators. The sudden bedbug problem has even made the newspapers. The question is, are Americans to blame? Many Parisians think so. In fact, a popular hotspot for American tourists, Disney Land Paris, is often infested with bedbugs.
The RIVP group, which owns hundreds of buildings in Paris, has taken the approach of deep-freezing furniture at -25C. Thus far, this seems to be working. Paris isn’t the only area being hit. Over 180,000 bedbug infestations were reported in France last year.
Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.
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