If you're in Texas and feel a bit itchy lately, you might not be alone. It turns out a couple of cities in the Lone Star State are playing host to some unwelcome guests: bedbugs. Just the thought of bedbugs makes me want to throw my bedding out the window.

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Orkin came out with its big reveal of the top cities in the United States crawling with bedbugs. I knew that I'd see at least one Texas city on the list but I was surprised by which one it was. Keep reading to see the cities getting the most attention from these tiny, pesky critters.

EWW! THESE 2 TEXAS CITIES ARE CRAWLING WITH BEDBUGS

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Sitting at the top of the list is the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This is the one that stunned me. The metroplex isn't just popular with people. It seems to be a paradise for bedbugs, landing itself a spot at number 17 nationwide. So, when in DFW, you might want to double-check your hotel rooms or even your bed at home.

Not too far behind, Houston checks in at number 44 on the same list. It's a bit of a relief to be lower on the list, but it's still on there, which means Houston isn't entirely free from bedbugs.

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Now, before you start panicking, remember that bedbugs are a problem that can be dealt with. Keeping your home clean, checking second-hand furniture before bringing it into your house, and using protective covers on mattresses can help keep these bugs at bay.

It seems like Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston are the Texas cities leading the charge in the bedbug brigade. But don't let the bedbugs bite, literally. With some effort and a bit of know-how, you can keep your home a bug-free zone.

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