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Bug bombs

Do you set bug bombs off in your house to keep bugs and spiders away? How often do you do this?

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Asked by KamiB79 at 7:53 PM on May. 14, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • We have used the bug bombs many times for bugs and spiders, with great success. I say 2x a year

    Answer by dukester050128 at 8:04 PM on May. 14, 2011

  • NEVER AGAIN!!! We did it once to get rid or spiders, and it was horrible. It took us a good day to cover electronics, seal off cupboards, take out all of ds toys, bedding etc bagged up clothes... What a mess! And when came back after the bombs had their time, and STILL had spiders in the corners. We talked to an exterminator and they said spiders can and will hide from the bombs. We hired someone to come in and clean bc it smelled even after we shampooed carpets, washed everything down... It was bad. We now put sea salt down on the carpet before going to bed once a month or so in the sprig/summer... I vacuum before anyone gets up and we have seen a lot less spiders. My mom also tried it for fleas and said it works great too! It dehydrated the bugs/spiders that eat the salt.

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 8:31 PM on May. 14, 2011

  • i never have

    Answer by tonyalynn at 10:00 PM on May. 14, 2011

  • no

    Answer by tazdvl at 10:20 PM on May. 14, 2011

  • nope

    Answer by asil at 12:10 AM on May. 15, 2011

  • Nope. I prefer using salt.

    Answer by _Tam_ at 2:06 AM on May. 15, 2011

  • We've done it for each initial move in.

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 5:27 AM on May. 15, 2011

  • So far, I haven't had a problem with anything except ants.

    Answer by elasmimi at 10:08 AM on May. 15, 2011

  • I've never heard about salt before. I might give that a try.

    Comment by KamiB79 (original poster) at 10:13 AM on May. 15, 2011

  • so how do u do the salt?

    Answer by iluvmybabe at 3:39 PM on May. 15, 2011

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