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Do you throw a pot of boiling water down sink for anti-bugging?

I did this almost daily. Was nervous that pvc would crack, but it's super durable. This has kept our kitchen bug free for 16 yrs. Just go ahead and boil 2 pots of water, and down the drain it goes. It surely would kill whatever is lurking within. : )

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:33 PM on Sep. 30, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • that's what my mom did for a long time. it helps in the bathroom too. she would pour it in the sink and the tub in there.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 9:37 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Just curious, What are you thinking lives in there? I didn't know I was supposed to do this. What crawls out of the drain?
    dancinintherain

    Answer by dancinintherain at 9:38 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Baby alligators, mice, rats, and especially termites.

    No, just kidding, but most likely roaches and from the tubs since they are full of moisture.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:40 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I have never heard of this nor have I had problems with bugs in the kitchen. However, if in the future I do have bugs, I now know what to do!

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 9:41 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Yep, I do it twice a week. We had drain flies a couple of times in our place, even though I enver left dishes in the sink for more than a few hours. One time, despite the boiling water, they wouldn't go away.

    Draino fixed that real quick....
    katzmeow726

    Answer by katzmeow726 at 9:44 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • never even heard of it. never had any bugs in our drain either.
    frat_twin_mama

    Answer by frat_twin_mama at 9:54 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • wow, never thought of doing that! Thanks!
    duckigrrl

    Answer by duckigrrl at 6:21 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

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