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Barb wants to know..

What is the best way to get rid of earwigs?



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by KALLEYNE27 Dec 18, 2014 5:42 PM
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by ANDREALOU Feb 11, 2014 11:13 AM
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by LORAC3265 Jan 22, 2014 9:27 PM
An exterminator

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by GESWHOSBAC May 1, 2013 9:59 AM
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by DANIELLEAKAME Apr 9, 2013 2:18 PM
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by ONCODOC2 Mar 6, 2013 11:59 PM
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by KTEMPLEM1 Feb 19, 2013 12:56 PM
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by BENOGENO Feb 18, 2013 8:08 AM
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by TIGGY627 Jan 28, 2013 7:56 AM
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by SRADOFF Jan 25, 2013 9:21 PM
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by BOBI94 Jan 18, 2013 6:20 PM
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by GEORDY Jan 15, 2013 8:46 AM
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by MAXMOM921 Jan 7, 2013 7:34 AM
Good ideas, thx!

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by SB1234 Jan 3, 2013 4:24 PM
let us know how this turns out.

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by CAROLGR Dec 26, 2012 1:14 PM
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by SONIC333 Dec 23, 2012 9:57 AM
thx

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by WIFEOFELDER Dec 12, 2012 2:42 PM
ugh

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by EDHEJL Nov 2, 2012 8:47 PM
They're nasty multi-legged bugs that dwell in wet or damp areas. And they bite! Crush 'em.

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by TIGEROFTHEKNIGHT Nov 1, 2012 12:09 PM
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by GOMERPYLEGRIFFITH Oct 30, 2012 2:58 PM
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by GESWHOSBAC Oct 23, 2012 11:20 AM
thanks for the tips

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by ANGUSCD Oct 22, 2012 1:32 PM
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by ARTBUECKER Oct 11, 2012 6:26 AM
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by PEYOTECOYOTE Oct 3, 2012 11:55 AM
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by TIGERP Sep 22, 2012 9:45 AM
ewww they are ugly!!!!!!

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by ANANGKE Sep 19, 2012 5:22 PM
good ideas

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by RONNAN Sep 8, 2012 8:07 AM
No, I could use an answer too

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by LUVTNIS2 Aug 31, 2012 10:52 AM
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by MYPRIVATE Aug 25, 2012 7:34 AM
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by TINAMYERS Aug 20, 2012 4:05 PM
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by ABBY20 Aug 18, 2012 4:01 PM
Thanks for the ideas

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by BEN3948 Aug 19, 2012 2:30 PM

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by CORNPIGS Jul 12, 2012 5:51 AM
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by 52627 Jul 10, 2012 8:01 PM
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by AZACOB Jul 4, 2012 8:08 PM
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by ANDREALOU Jul 4, 2012 8:17 AM
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by FLYNDRGN Jul 3, 2012 5:29 PM
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by CHESTERBOY Jul 3, 2012 3:22 PM
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by BOBBISNY Jun 25, 2012 3:44 PM
thanks

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by BLACKCAT13 May 27, 2012 9:42 PM
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by BOBLAT9 May 23, 2012 5:19 PM

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by ILLINI02 May 16, 2012 8:26 AM
Thank you!

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by BOOBEAT1984 May 14, 2012 2:39 AM
Ty

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by MOMOF2_2 May 6, 2012 8:41 PM
We call them pincher butt bugs & they are 1 of the few bugs I really hate!!! I have sprayed them with a bit of rubbing alcohol in a spritzer bottle & have even used hair spray if they have been in the bathroom. They seem to like mulched areas as well as dark spots... Good luck!!!

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by KIRRA420 May 5, 2012 2:56 PM
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by JILLW45 Apr 24, 2012 7:16 AM
never heard of them

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by WEDGEL Apr 24, 2012 7:10 AM
when I lived in CA we called them pincher bugs... nasty critters..<br><br>http://www.howtogetridofstuff.com/pest-control/how-to-get-rid-of-ear-wigs/

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by CHESTERBOY Apr 24, 2012 7:04 AM
Thanks

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by PUPPYDUPPY Apr 24, 2012 7:01 AM
Haven&#39;t had them come in the house but one day discovered a lot of them under my bushes. cleaned out all the leaves under the plants and they must have move on - phew!

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by LSCHRADE Apr 24, 2012 6:56 AM
they are gross. They love my grill so when I go open it they fall all over the place.

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by FPAJVAB Apr 24, 2012 6:42 AM
yuk

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by ALSL8R Apr 24, 2012 6:40 AM
wish I had an additional suggestion but looks like you got a number of good ones! Good Luck!

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by REDCATWOMAN Apr 24, 2012 6:03 AM
Will try the boric acid, thanks!

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by STRONI Apr 24, 2012 5:28 AM
wow

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by JULES_65 Apr 24, 2012 5:14 AM
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by OAFMAN69 Apr 24, 2012 5:10 AM
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by 555513 Apr 24, 2012 5:06 AM
no idea

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by TJMCW Apr 24, 2012 4:59 AM
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by DJFIELDS Apr 24, 2012 4:45 AM
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by KIMMIEG. Apr 24, 2012 4:10 AM
some good ideas ty

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by LINDAKR Apr 24, 2012 3:29 AM
Leave it to the pros!~

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by MARGIE02 Apr 24, 2012 2:35 AM
good ideas

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by RJKELSO1480 Apr 24, 2012 12:40 AM
dont know sorry

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by SASSYK Apr 24, 2012 12:22 AM
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by CARLENECOLLINS Apr 24, 2012 12:13 AM
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by LITAS Apr 23, 2012 11:54 PM
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by MYAMY0502 Apr 23, 2012 11:51 PM
good luck

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by ONCODOC Apr 23, 2012 11:50 PM
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by NOMOMOMO Apr 23, 2012 11:48 PM
they sure are creepy looking ! UGH good luck getting rid of them.

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by NURSEROSEMARIE Apr 23, 2012 11:45 PM
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by KDDONOVAN Apr 23, 2012 11:40 PM
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by DLINGBLOOM Apr 23, 2012 11:17 PM
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by DOONERME Apr 23, 2012 11:05 PM
They are gross and get all over my mail box in the summer...I am afraid to get the mail and the newspaper so us my 15 year old son they pinch if they can. I use bug spray from the hardware store...ewe<br>

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by AMBERANNIE Apr 23, 2012 11:04 PM
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by HINTON4PLUS1 Apr 23, 2012 10:48 PM
ewwwww how ugly

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by 1000009949701 Apr 23, 2012 10:46 PM
whatsthatbug.com

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by 1000009949701 Apr 23, 2012 10:52 PM
Also, bugguide.net. They're fairly common.

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by MUGHIBEAR Apr 23, 2012 10:15 PM
I&#39;d like to know too. Wow, those are nasty.

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by BEACHREADER Apr 23, 2012 9:57 PM
I am not familiar with these bugs. Sorry

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by AGGIEDOO Apr 23, 2012 9:33 PM
i don&#39;t get these, thankfully.

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by EGGSHELL28 Apr 23, 2012 9:31 PM
they are awful

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by 161821121225 Apr 23, 2012 9:08 PM
I will try :)

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by 92651 Apr 23, 2012 8:59 PM
Never had them but be careful of using poisons if you have pets around.

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by SHASHA192000 Apr 23, 2012 8:53 PM
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by SPAGADOR Apr 23, 2012 8:49 PM
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by ARKE3 Apr 23, 2012 8:38 PM
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by CORNPIGS Apr 23, 2012 8:26 PM
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by PMB743 Apr 23, 2012 8:21 PM
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by ZOLYSHKA1 Apr 23, 2012 8:13 PM
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by SHELBYACAT Apr 23, 2012 8:11 PM
yuck

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by DYIMOVOSHKA Apr 23, 2012 8:10 PM
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by CKCOX Apr 23, 2012 8:05 PM
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by ZOLYSHKA Apr 23, 2012 8:05 PM
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by RLONG1150 Apr 23, 2012 8:04 PM
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by SHERIBOOP Apr 23, 2012 8:03 PM
If Earwigs are like Ants or Slugs use Dry Gritts, they eat it they blow up.(because the gritts will exspand inside of them), That way It is Safe around your pets &amp; children!! Apply around Homes base after each rain, that is only problem with this.

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by BARBWIRE4471 Apr 27, 2012 9:26 AM
really? That seems to be the easiest and safest for my dogs. I will try this first.

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by EMGONZALES Apr 23, 2012 7:59 PM
ewhh

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by COOKIN'MAMA Apr 23, 2012 7:53 PM
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by ONFIRE4HIM316 Apr 23, 2012 7:46 PM
great suggestions. Hope one of them works for you.

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by OLYMPIAR Apr 23, 2012 7:38 PM
heard of them - never had them - just check the bug sprays

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by FLOMARY Apr 23, 2012 7:35 PM
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by GRANPAELMER Apr 23, 2012 7:24 PM
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by LEYANNEKING Apr 23, 2012 7:22 PM
never heard of them

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by DRLAHRU Apr 23, 2012 7:18 PM
never heard of them

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by SKYMAN103 Apr 23, 2012 7:17 PM
Thanks

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by JOY11 Apr 23, 2012 7:16 PM
There are good sprays you can purchase. Just check at your local hardware store.

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by AYAAYABOOUS Apr 23, 2012 7:15 PM
dont know

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by KATLYN00 Apr 23, 2012 7:05 PM
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by FATLIL Apr 23, 2012 6:44 PM
nasty bugs

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by CPOINDEXTER Apr 23, 2012 6:37 PM
thanks

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by CHIREX99 Apr 23, 2012 6:37 PM
bugs !!

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by DONNASWA Apr 23, 2012 6:26 PM
Hubby just sprays bug spray around foudation,he gets at Lowes.It works ,so head to Lowes and talk to one of the garden center folks as they will know the name of the product.It works great for these nasty bugs.

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by LINDABRAND Apr 23, 2012 6:11 PM
hate them

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by SALVADORARIAS Apr 23, 2012 6:11 PM
hate them

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by MRSNHBSA Apr 23, 2012 6:10 PM
hate them

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by MIZZOULADY Apr 23, 2012 6:08 PM
don&#39;t have them around here. Sorry, can&#39;t help.

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by AMATOJ3 Apr 23, 2012 5:59 PM
ewwwwwwwwww

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by CHABIAS Apr 23, 2012 5:59 PM
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by PLG24 Apr 23, 2012 5:57 PM
These you see up North. I&#39;m from Connecticut and saw them alot I used beer or something like that for them to drown in.

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by BROOKLYNBABY65 Apr 23, 2012 5:50 PM
dry out areas near house and use spray first, then boric acid powder. Reapply after heavy rains

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by OPIEDY Apr 23, 2012 5:39 PM
yum

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by NWCWC Apr 23, 2012 5:33 PM
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by TAMMY_534 Apr 23, 2012 5:32 PM
What are they?

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by REIGN10 Apr 23, 2012 5:31 PM
Thanx for all the ideas

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by 2JENNY Apr 23, 2012 5:27 PM
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by TEALSKIES Apr 23, 2012 5:26 PM
ewwwww

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by NDAKOTA BLUE Apr 23, 2012 5:25 PM
not familiar with this insect.

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by NORMAN5 Apr 23, 2012 5:20 PM
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by NEWME36 Apr 23, 2012 5:16 PM
I would not know. Wish I did.

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by LURKER#1 Apr 23, 2012 5:15 PM
Don&#39;t like these critters.

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by LURKER#1 Apr 23, 2012 5:14 PM
Don&#39;t like these critters.

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by MYAPAIN Apr 23, 2012 4:48 PM
gross &amp; what are they is correct . ? . I&#39;m clueless

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by CATHY3535 Apr 23, 2012 4:46 PM
hate them

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by GRAM1048 Apr 23, 2012 4:43 PM
Ortho makes a good spray

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by YOMOMDAD Apr 23, 2012 4:41 PM
Check with local do it yourself exterminator.

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by BANMID Apr 23, 2012 4:41 PM
ewww, nasty little bugs

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by BROUJP Apr 23, 2012 4:41 PM
Thank-You.

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by 8FOR3 Apr 23, 2012 4:32 PM
not sure

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by GIRLS2 Apr 23, 2012 4:27 PM
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by COMPMAMA Apr 23, 2012 4:16 PM
If you have a lot of vegetation(flowers or low bushes) close to the house the earwigs will hide in there and get in under your siding. I dug out all the flowers around the foundation and the earwigs seemed to disappear almost overnight. They are nasty bugs. Good luck Barb.

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by MOMMYPIE55 Apr 24, 2012 1:07 AM
We don't have any vegetation close to the house but still get a few inside (YUCK!)

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by NUTTIER1 Apr 23, 2012 8:32 PM
good info - thanks

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by BJE123 Apr 23, 2012 4:09 PM
thank you

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by DRAGONFAIRY2 Apr 23, 2012 4:07 PM
keep the areas dry and use regular bug spray

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by PATCHES_TURPIN Apr 23, 2012 3:53 PM
thanks for the ideas

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by BLA1228 Apr 23, 2012 3:51 PM
yuck. stepping on them here, but we&#39;re not normally inundated. Probably would use some spray otherwise.

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by ELIZABETHASQUINI Apr 23, 2012 4:58 PM
agreed!

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by MISSYD2 Apr 23, 2012 3:46 PM
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by DIVI TREE Apr 23, 2012 3:45 PM
I can&#39;t even look at this picture of one!

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by EGGOFHEN Apr 23, 2012 3:44 PM
not sure

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by BARBWIRE4471 Apr 23, 2012 3:38 PM
Thank you for all of the helpful hints/ideas.

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by MEL98942 Apr 23, 2012 3:36 PM
ok

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by STELLATJ Apr 23, 2012 3:35 PM
ewwwww

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by AECF Apr 23, 2012 3:23 PM
sorry, no idea

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by HEATHER (OHIO) Apr 23, 2012 3:20 PM
Don&#39;t see these too often though I know people who have had problems with them. They don&#39;t hurt anything, but are a nuisance.

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by BARINSKY Apr 23, 2012 3:04 PM
Seldom see these where I live, but with all the rain we&#39;ve had in the past few days, we might be seeing them more often. Nice to know there are ways to dispose of them.

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by JULIE9055 Apr 23, 2012 3:03 PM
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by DANCEHOCKEY Apr 23, 2012 2:54 PM
never seen them before

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by TOPSEABUG Apr 23, 2012 2:52 PM
yuck

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by 3MUMMY Apr 23, 2012 2:48 PM
Good tips to get rid of them. Thanks.

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by CHRISOC Apr 23, 2012 2:47 PM
thanks

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by LHUTCH64 Apr 23, 2012 2:46 PM
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by LHUTCH64 Apr 23, 2012 2:46 PM
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by GINNYMKITTY Apr 23, 2012 2:37 PM
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by BABAWAWA Apr 23, 2012 2:12 PM
We use the Ortho earwig spray from Home Depot. My husband sprays all around the outside of the house (near the ground) at least twice as soon as we see the first one. It usually does the trick and we only see one or two after that. We live near the water where it is very damp all the time and we used to have l00&#39;s of the little suckers. Good luck

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by BARBWIRE4471 Apr 23, 2012 3:17 PM
Thank you.

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by N7NICKYS7N Apr 23, 2012 2:10 PM
there has to be some kind of repellent

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by SANDY413 Apr 23, 2012 2:09 PM
good tips

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by MIKEJO Apr 23, 2012 2:07 PM
they are a nuisance! I hate these things! It&#39;s good to know how to get rid of them!

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by JDIPAOLA Apr 23, 2012 1:58 PM
not sure

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by IDG1 Apr 23, 2012 1:51 PM
Best thing I&#39;ve found for defense agains these pinching b... uhh bugs is chickens. They seem to love eating them.

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by Y1DER Apr 23, 2012 6:12 PM
GOOD

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by BARBWIRE4471 Apr 23, 2012 3:18 PM
I have 2 dogs...I don't think that will work. But, what kind of chickens? Any kind?

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by JMH5679 Apr 23, 2012 1:34 PM
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by EEEK Apr 23, 2012 1:29 PM
good luck

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by BAIKU Apr 23, 2012 1:30 PM
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by LISALJOST Apr 23, 2012 1:28 PM
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by RJLBUD Apr 23, 2012 1:27 PM
no

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by SAVANNAHA Apr 23, 2012 1:19 PM
good luck

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by JUSTBECKY0512 Apr 23, 2012 1:16 PM
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by CHERLNN Apr 23, 2012 1:10 PM
DITTO ON SHOP2CHIC.

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by SHARONPEVA Apr 23, 2012 1:02 PM
have not seen one of these in years

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by RITA4 Apr 23, 2012 12:57 PM
don&#39;t know

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by RUTHIE37 Apr 23, 2012 12:53 PM
they like damp places and hide there the can with either beer or oil helps

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by TMEDARIS Apr 23, 2012 12:52 PM
never had a problem with these

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by JERRYHIGG Apr 23, 2012 12:50 PM
Scary

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by PAMTIM Apr 23, 2012 12:46 PM
Sorry

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by CODYB Apr 23, 2012 12:39 PM
No idea, sorry

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by BOBBISNY Apr 23, 2012 12:37 PM
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by ICANWATCH Apr 23, 2012 12:25 PM
i see one or two here at home-usually small ones-they just get stepped on or squished-the &quot;bug man&quot; sprays so i am sure that helps

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by LAURE2 Apr 23, 2012 12:21 PM
Good luck, Barb. Hope you get rid of them.

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by SUE1933 Apr 23, 2012 12:20 PM
think i would try the boric acid

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by TOREYY Apr 23, 2012 12:20 PM
don&#39;t guess we have these in Mississippi - never seen one anyway! Yikes! good to know what to do if I do ever see one!

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by BLACKCAT13 Apr 23, 2012 12:12 PM
ty

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by 4908 Apr 23, 2012 12:09 PM
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by GMBUSDRIVER46 Apr 23, 2012 12:00 PM
moth balls

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by CHRISTMAS2 Apr 23, 2012 11:58 AM
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by HOMELL Apr 23, 2012 11:57 AM
no idea

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by MOTOBABE Apr 23, 2012 11:53 AM
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by JESUS IS LOVE Apr 23, 2012 11:52 AM
Ortho&reg; Flower, Fruit &amp; Vegetable Insect Killer Ready-To-Use<br>Control Earwigs Outside<br>Apply Ortho&reg; Bug B Gon Garden &amp; Landscape Insect Killer Ready To Use around flower pots, woodpiles, and porch foundations. Those are the kinds of places where they like to hide during the day.<br>http://www.scotts.com/smg/solve/solution/solutionArticle.jsp?detailId=11900028&amp;campaign=o-ps-google-bbg-Earwigs-20120401

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by BARBWIRE4471 Apr 23, 2012 3:19 PM
Thanks. I have tried sprays before. There just seem to be so many...can't seem to get them all. How often do you have to re-spray?

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by BWHITED Apr 23, 2012 11:41 AM
never seen one<br>

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by TERRI14 Apr 23, 2012 11:29 AM
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by LUANDECK Apr 23, 2012 11:26 AM
yikes!

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by CPOGIE Apr 23, 2012 11:24 AM
No help here....we do not have these up here in the mountains.

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by JKOMJIAN Apr 23, 2012 11:23 AM
ty

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by MAMACHELE51 Apr 23, 2012 11:23 AM
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by SASSYSUEFL Apr 23, 2012 11:21 AM
gross nasty looking bug...we have all kinds of gross looking bugs here in FL &amp; you have problems with them ALL year long..Thank You

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by WALLYFAN1 Apr 23, 2012 11:21 AM
yuck

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by CHITCHATCHANDLER Apr 23, 2012 11:18 AM
YUCK!

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by MOLLYKAY Apr 23, 2012 11:11 AM
I hate earwigs..they freak me out.

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by MARRISA0733 Apr 23, 2012 11:10 AM
Diatomaceous Earth powder does the trick for any soft-bodied bugs/insects. Basically when bugs are in contact with this powder, it will dry out their natural moist in their body and dry them to death. It works!

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by SOULSPIRT1 Mar 12, 2013 7:54 AM
These disgusting creatures are NOT soft bodied.

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by ENDLESS FAITH Apr 23, 2012 1:29 PM
This is what I use, Had a problem with roaches, sprinkled this around, and I haven't seen one in about 3 years. This is also safe around pets and children. It will not harm them if ingested.

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by GIRLE04 Apr 23, 2012 12:43 PM
Gross, but good idea!

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by CLARKDL Apr 23, 2012 11:46 AM
great tip. TY!

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by NANCYYC Apr 23, 2012 11:21 AM
this does work

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by COOPZ Apr 23, 2012 11:10 AM
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by KATHY1007 Apr 23, 2012 11:08 AM
ty

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by BOB455 Apr 23, 2012 11:03 AM
ty for tip

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by LEE DELORES Apr 23, 2012 10:59 AM
ty

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by SLLUBS Apr 23, 2012 10:57 AM
TY

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by MSLILY64 Apr 23, 2012 10:54 AM
dunno, not much of a problem right now. If I do see any I step on them with shoes on...

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by CLEANONE Apr 23, 2012 10:49 AM
good luck

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by 032251 Apr 23, 2012 10:47 AM
check on line

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by LEWISTON Apr 23, 2012 10:45 AM
Good luck.

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by GHAYNIE Apr 23, 2012 10:44 AM
hate those things

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by JUNAMOON Apr 23, 2012 10:41 AM
had a problem with them in NJ many years ago

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by HBBULL Apr 23, 2012 10:36 AM
go to your local garden shop and ask

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by 080559 Apr 23, 2012 10:33 AM
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by MOGAE Apr 23, 2012 10:31 AM
ty

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by SEATSEAMER Apr 23, 2012 10:22 AM
not me

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by WAUNELL Apr 23, 2012 10:22 AM
ty

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by SUESICAL Apr 23, 2012 10:21 AM
huh

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by KRIZZEL Apr 23, 2012 10:20 AM
I don&#39;t know. :-(

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by REFUNDER50 Apr 23, 2012 10:17 AM
thanks

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by AFD302 Apr 23, 2012 10:16 AM
ty

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by TIGGERGER2000 Apr 23, 2012 10:15 AM
ty

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by BRIM Apr 23, 2012 10:13 AM
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by SHOP2CHIC Apr 23, 2012 10:10 AM
salt, it works the same as boric acid they require alot of water. Salt and/ or boric acid will make them dry out. <br> Earwig spray<br> 1.Mix 8oz of distilled water into a small spray bottle.<br>2.Add 2 tbsp of Baking Soda to bottle and shake for 30 seconds.<br>3.Add 1 tbsp of dish soap to the mixture.<br>4.Distilled white vinger (50:50) can also be mixed with water as an alternative.<br><br>Spray can be safely used around plants, door frames, and light fixtures but you will want to avoid using the vinegar solution around plants.<br>

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by VAMC2 Nov 23, 2012 11:13 AM
Thanks

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by BARBWIRE4471 Apr 23, 2012 3:32 PM
Thank you

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by KAYSTAR Apr 23, 2012 11:20 AM
ty

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by KKWEDDLE Apr 23, 2012 10:10 AM
Thanks for all the ideas!

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by DIANA1006 Apr 23, 2012 10:09 AM
ty

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by FIREDUST37 Apr 23, 2012 10:07 AM
Thank you.

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by PRINCESSPOWELL Apr 23, 2012 10:05 AM
step on them??? Bug spray? A cat they eat any bug

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by ZIGGY7 Apr 23, 2012 10:04 AM
Thanks!

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by 2962BANDER Apr 23, 2012 10:03 AM
??

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by SWEETIEWHEATIESCOTIE Apr 23, 2012 10:01 AM
Boric acid seems to work for us. Thanks for all the other good ideas.

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by BARBWIRE4471 Apr 23, 2012 3:34 PM
Can you use boric acid around pets??? I have 2 dogs

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by VACTOR2 Apr 23, 2012 9:57 AM
never heard of them

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by FUN4CLC Apr 23, 2012 9:56 AM
I don&#39;t like those bugs! Wish I had a good solution!

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by KSWALSH Apr 23, 2012 9:54 AM
great tips. thanks.

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by CATIES Apr 23, 2012 9:52 AM
I would try boric acid also

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by GLKA Apr 23, 2012 9:51 AM
sorry, really don&#39;t know.

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by HAH13 Apr 23, 2012 9:47 AM
ty

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by DWPERSIO Apr 23, 2012 9:46 AM
ty

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by MANNYBA Apr 23, 2012 9:45 AM
ty

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by MONIKATUL Apr 23, 2012 9:44 AM
ty

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by PACUNURSE Apr 23, 2012 9:43 AM
Chemicals

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by JACKI2954 Apr 23, 2012 9:42 AM
I hope to never get these....

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by JSCHNACK Apr 23, 2012 9:42 AM
no

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by DFAN Apr 23, 2012 9:41 AM
good ideas I see

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by BPHMOM Apr 23, 2012 9:39 AM
ty

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by GABBYMH Apr 23, 2012 9:39 AM
ty

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by CLAUDIA229 Apr 23, 2012 9:30 AM
They&#39;re around here too.

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by AMY1 Apr 23, 2012 9:27 AM
ugly critter

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by CATERNIA Apr 23, 2012 9:23 AM
I don&#39;t want to know!!

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by SHVESTER3 Apr 23, 2012 9:18 AM
gl

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by GAILFREE Apr 23, 2012 9:13 AM
yuck!! ty

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by ABUDOG Apr 23, 2012 9:12 AM
don&#39;t know

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by SJEASLER Apr 23, 2012 9:10 AM
I&#39;ve never had them in the house.

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by DFULCHER99 Apr 23, 2012 9:10 AM
yuck, I hate all bugs but don&#39;t think I have ever seen one of these and hope I don&#39;t.

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by SANDY314 Apr 23, 2012 9:10 AM
we had an invasion of these couple years ago..we had to buy bug bombs and bomb our house ....

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by 2767 Apr 23, 2012 9:09 AM
thanks

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by NAPOLEONBAKER Apr 23, 2012 9:06 AM
I&#39;ve seen them, but only outside. They have never come into my house.

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by CHILPEP Apr 23, 2012 9:30 AM
Unless the cat brings them in on his fur. Then they get "stomped"

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by 20456 Apr 23, 2012 9:27 AM
agreed

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by CLAUDIA229 Apr 23, 2012 9:04 AM
I don&#39;t like seeing these things in or around my house. We have an exterminator which helps.

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by ELVISSYKES Apr 23, 2012 1:26 PM
yes

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by SHELTIESHA Apr 23, 2012 9:03 AM
Not Certain On This Good Luck

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by CHARLIE424 Apr 23, 2012 9:01 AM
We get those too.

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by PUTER_TATER Apr 23, 2012 8:59 AM
ty

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by DRFATZ Apr 23, 2012 8:52 AM
Thanks

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by PMKIRKWOOD @MAC.COM Apr 23, 2012 8:48 AM
unsure...

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by PRUI Apr 23, 2012 8:45 AM
ty

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by TERRIOBRIEN Apr 23, 2012 8:43 AM
gross

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by DANCINGTIGGER5 Apr 23, 2012 8:38 AM
Thank you!

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by MOM294 Apr 23, 2012 8:37 AM
yuck

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by ANONYMOUS TOO :-)(-: Apr 23, 2012 8:40 AM
My reaction also. What is this thing?

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by CB6658 Apr 23, 2012 8:37 AM
?

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by RONNAN Apr 23, 2012 8:35 AM
The biggest thing is to remove dampness then probably any pest control product will work.

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by DIMSUM12 Apr 23, 2012 8:33 AM
aaaa

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by PEPSIGRANDMA Apr 23, 2012 8:33 AM
No idea except have a pest control service come out.

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by KATHY1211 Apr 23, 2012 8:31 AM
eww

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by MIKEINTEXAS Apr 23, 2012 8:27 AM
I don&#39;t know, but I remember an old Night Gallery episode that was horrifying. That was the one that got my dad to watching the show w/ me.

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by SEAYA712 Apr 23, 2012 10:19 AM
I remember that one about a female earwig...skin crawling about now..............

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by AJBANAS Apr 23, 2012 8:27 AM
don&#39;t know

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by ALS6437 Apr 23, 2012 8:25 AM
ty

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by CARROTTHEAD Apr 23, 2012 8:23 AM
i would try the boric acid

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by NORRIS Apr 23, 2012 8:29 AM
me too

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by JOERACER Apr 23, 2012 8:22 AM
Sorry...no help..

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by MYPRIVATE Apr 23, 2012 8:19 AM
thanks

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by TAMMYANGEL Apr 23, 2012 8:18 AM
thanks

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by RZUROVEC Apr 23, 2012 8:17 AM
Dunno

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by MASTFAN Apr 23, 2012 8:15 AM
ty

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by RAVHPB Apr 23, 2012 8:15 AM
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by DMG260 Apr 23, 2012 8:15 AM
good luck!

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by PUMPKINSMILE2008 Apr 23, 2012 8:11 AM
no idea

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by BLIZZARINO Apr 23, 2012 8:11 AM
earwigs are creepy bugs and I am sure boric acid does the trick in getting rid of them. Boric acid is great for all kinds of pesky bugs - even fleas.

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by FRANNY-LU Apr 23, 2012 8:09 AM
In the spring, I spray outside, under the lower edge of siding. All around the house. Works like a charm. Also helps to not leave any wet clothes(towels)on the floor.

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by COWCHIPPER Apr 23, 2012 8:08 AM
ty

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by PSEUDO1616 Apr 23, 2012 8:07 AM
ty

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by PRELUDER93 Apr 23, 2012 8:06 AM
ty

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by MOM294 Apr 23, 2012 8:03 AM
ty

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by CITYDINER Apr 23, 2012 8:02 AM
ty

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by SJFISHER Apr 23, 2012 8:01 AM
No idea sorry - and I hope I never need to know either

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by MEMAW1 Apr 23, 2012 8:00 AM
no clue

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by PAULETTE294 Apr 23, 2012 7:59 AM
ty

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by LRDORN Apr 23, 2012 7:55 AM
Couple of good ideas! I have used boric acid and know that works. Moved into a house with a basement full of spiders and I put boric acid around the entire perimeter of it and worked like a charm. Not many of any bugs!

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by TLCROCKETT Apr 23, 2012 1:48 PM
This is good to know! Thanks.

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by B.J. IN ILLINOIS Apr 23, 2012 8:25 AM
same here boric acid works and is cheap and works on many pest

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by FAMJR Apr 23, 2012 7:55 AM

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by ADDMUP Apr 23, 2012 7:54 AM
ty

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by CATHYLB56560 Apr 23, 2012 7:53 AM
don&#39;t know

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by MYMEEMER Apr 23, 2012 7:53 AM
Hope these hiints will help. I hate bugs!

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by CHRISUSA46 Apr 23, 2012 7:49 AM
I thought an earwig was a tune that&#39;s stuck in your head!

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by YOSHIE95 Apr 23, 2012 11:05 AM
lol

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by MARYFERN Apr 23, 2012 10:07 AM
LOL!

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by JOERACER Apr 23, 2012 8:24 AM
No, you got it all wrong. It is a very small wig that covers your ears!!! They come in left or right and various colors!!!

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by TUMBLETHORN Apr 23, 2012 7:49 AM
ty

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by JBREPAIR Apr 23, 2012 7:48 AM
boric acid

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by REVVER Apr 23, 2012 7:47 AM
idk

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by WINONA2 Apr 23, 2012 7:47 AM
ty

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by SAHOBSON Apr 23, 2012 7:46 AM
never seen them before

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by SHELLEYBERBACH Apr 23, 2012 7:46 AM
boric Acid

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by GRAYSON Apr 23, 2012 7:43 AM
i have no idea

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by WEENIEWIFE Apr 23, 2012 7:42 AM
I did a google search and there are many ways to get rid of them, including the boric acid.

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by MARYFERN Apr 23, 2012 8:38 AM
Gotta love Google!

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by SCHEEPY Apr 23, 2012 7:34 AM

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by YJB1970 Apr 23, 2012 7:29 AM
Thank You

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by CAROLAB Apr 23, 2012 7:28 AM
I&#39;ve set out clean tuna fish cans with beer in them. The earwigs drown in it. Never heard of the vegetable oil idea but going to definitely try that one. The little critters do bite!

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by ASWP Apr 23, 2012 7:58 AM
thanks for the ideas

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by WEDGEL Apr 23, 2012 7:25 AM
ty

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by SKY40 Apr 23, 2012 7:25 AM
I don&#39;t what to do either.

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by A HYGIENIST Apr 23, 2012 7:24 AM
they are gross!

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by SNSMANE Apr 23, 2012 7:21 AM
Are they affecting humans or animals? Unsure of what an earwig is or does.

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by BIESTEK Apr 23, 2012 6:51 PM
They chew up a lot of plants, They thrive in rotting wood (wood chip mulch) and wet areas. You can make a trap to get some ... roll up a few pages of a newspaper and put them out at dusk. Dampen them. Late at night or early a.m. collect them (be careful to hold them flat so the bugs don't drop out. I seal them up in a big plastic trash bag. The best way to get rid of them is to get rid of the rotting wood and leaves they like to live in.

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by GODIS1 Apr 23, 2012 7:21 AM
Not really sure. Sorry.

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by AMAEBI Apr 23, 2012 7:18 AM
I have heard of earwig traps baited with beer.

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by CKSTIGER Apr 23, 2012 7:15 AM
A shallow pan of vegetable oil will attract and drown them, or you can dust the area where they are coming in with boric acid which, once they walk through it, will help exterminate them.

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by LINDAANGEL Apr 23, 2012 11:47 AM
ty

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by ZOONOSIS Apr 23, 2012 9:35 AM
Boric acid works great for roaches as well. Thanks!

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by NLLIB Apr 23, 2012 7:25 AM
helpful information, thanks

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by PURPLE1010 Apr 23, 2012 7:17 AM
thanks! :)

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by CHERYLPAYNE Apr 23, 2012 7:12 AM
no idea

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by SHINAR00 Apr 23, 2012 7:12 AM
I think SS had a hint some time ago. sorry I can&#39;t help.

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by HEDGECLIP Apr 23, 2012 7:10 AM
don&#39;t know what these are

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by DADISH Apr 23, 2012 12:00 PM
Gross...just saw the photo they attached. I could've gone without every seeing one. Now my skin has that 'crawling' feeling.

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by JELLYBEAN2 Apr 23, 2012 11:51 AM
What are they?

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by HEMEN2 Apr 23, 2012 7:49 AM
me too

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by DADISH Apr 23, 2012 7:30 AM
Nor I.

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