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EARWIGS!! Help please!!

I can't stand it- they've been coming in like crazy the past couple of days, ever since it got into the 90's. Paying for an exterminator is out & I have to be careful about what I spray b/c of the dogs.

Any suggestions ladies?


Asked by mrsmom110 at 9:51 AM on Jun. 24, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • i know with a lot of the ortho products as long as you let it sit and dry for a while it is safe for pets

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 11:41 AM on Jun. 24, 2013

  • If you don't want to pay for a professional, get some cy-kick and a mis sprayer and do it yourself.  This stuff will kill damn near anything.


    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:02 AM on Jun. 24, 2013

  • Creepy they are. We just have stink bugs for now.


    Answer by virginiamama71 at 10:12 AM on Jun. 24, 2013

  • And ear wigs hurt too!! I have been pinched by those things in the middle of the night once.

    If you don't want a pro to come out, we always suggest that you can get some ortho home defense or maybe even some 7Dust at the store. Sprinkle it around the house and it will help with other things too, not just the ear wigs. To cut down on things coming inside you can get some sticky boards and place them at your entry way and that should help.

    Answer by goofygalno1 at 10:32 AM on Jun. 24, 2013

  • butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:29 AM on Jun. 24, 2013

  • We have them too. I was showering & one was on the shower door so I swat it & it bit me! I would just kill the little buggers as best as you can. I don't use insecticides ever because of the kids.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:00 PM on Jun. 24, 2013

  • What are earwigs?

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 10:01 AM on Jun. 24, 2013

  • here is a pic of the creepy things! {shudder}


    Comment by mrsmom110 (original poster) at 10:04 AM on Jun. 24, 2013