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Since: Oct 12

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#85745 May 16, 2013
Stina wrote:
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Last week my daughter found a dying palmetto bug in her bathroom on its back squirming. Gross! But if it was dying, I know the exterminator's stuff was at least working SOME! Sure enough, next day the bug guy calls to tell me it's time to be sprayed. That happens every time he is due to come without fail! One of those nasty things "breaks through" and the bug guy calls to tell me it's time!!!
I get shivers just THINKING about palmetto bugs. ICK!
You do know, you could do that easily by yourself....besides, palmetto bugs are from outside, they just stumble in occasionally....Pest Control has huge profit margins.....just saying....Thanks for the Disney info...love eating in Germany or Italy at Epcot.....

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Since: Feb 09

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#85746 May 16, 2013
Maybe because it's in the shape of a pentagram?
edogxxx wrote:
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Use ant spray around their points of entry. And use chalk around the food bowls. The sidewalk chalk the kids use. Ants won't cross a line of chalk for some reason.

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Since: Feb 09

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#85747 May 16, 2013
Will gold bond suffice?
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I found a GREAT site. Talcum powder is lethal to them, so I can put that in my vacuum then vacuum 'em up to kill them (not my solution, just a temporary clean up thing). I also can put my cat food bowls onto a platter/plate covered with talcum to keep the ants out of that.

Since: Jan 10

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#85748 May 16, 2013
RACE wrote:
Will gold bond suffice?
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So long as it really does have talc in it. Not all powders do.

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Since: Mar 09

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#85749 May 16, 2013
Stina wrote:
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Last week my daughter found a dying palmetto bug
That's another name for a cockroach right>

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Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#85750 May 16, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
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That's another name for a cockroach right>
And they fly too.

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Since: Jun 09

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#85751 May 16, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I found a GREAT site. Talcum powder is lethal to them, so I can put that in my vacuum then vacuum 'em up to kill them (not my solution, just a temporary clean up thing). I also can put my cat food bowls onto a platter/plate covered with talcum to keep the ants out of that.
Talc is finely ground silica dioxide, the stuff can cause respiratory problems in people who work wth it, like silicosis if it is the wrong size. I would be worried about the cats breathing the stuff but its a trade off between the pesticides or the respiratory exposure. Yuck either way. Good to know about the talc to put it is places the cats won't go- just not under their food bowl.
I miss Cycle- he is the chemical engineer.

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#85752 May 16, 2013
not after you sgulich them.
squishymama wrote:
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And they fly too.

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#85753 May 16, 2013
No, he's a whinny liberal who wants to level the playing field and give welfare mothers cell phones. Further he wants... Oh I dunno, he lives in fantasyville. But he is a good poster.
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>Talc is finely ground silica dioxide, the stuff can cause respiratory problems in people who work wth it, like silicosis if it is the wrong size. I would be worried about the cats breathing the stuff but its a trade off between the pesticides or the respiratory exposure. Yuck either way. Good to know about the talc to put it is places the cats won't go- just not under their food bowl.
I miss Cycle- he is the chemical engineer.

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Since: Dec 08

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#85754 May 16, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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And they fly too.
Just for the record, the CAN fly, but in my encounters over the last 30 years or so, they rarely do. Of course when they do you run for the hills like its raining bullets.

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#85755 May 16, 2013
RACE wrote:
No, he's a whinny liberal who wants to level the playing field and give welfare mothers cell phones. Further he wants... Oh I dunno, he lives in fantasyville. But he is a good poster.
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He's probably laid up in the hospital right now after getting in an accident cause he has no clue how to proceed at a 4 way stop sign.

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Since: Jun 09

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#85756 May 16, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>He's probably laid up in the hospital right now after getting in an accident cause he has no clue how to proceed at a 4 way stop sign.
That is sick ... and funny

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#85757 May 16, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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And they fly too.
Ewww ick ick ick!

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#85758 May 16, 2013
Seriously, cockroaches, no matter what name you give them are disgusting. How do you guys live with them down there?

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#85759 May 17, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
Seriously, cockroaches, no matter what name you give them are disgusting. How do you guys live with them down there?
bug spray

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Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#85760 May 17, 2013

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Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#85761 May 17, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
He's probably laid up in the hospital right now after getting in an accident cause he has no clue how to proceed at a 4 way stop sign.
I think he's in prison for showering with his six year old.

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Since: Jun 09

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#85762 May 17, 2013

Since: Oct 12

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#85763 May 17, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
Seriously, cockroaches, no matter what name you give them are disgusting. How do you guys live with them down there?
We live in S.Florida and have almost zero problems with pests, too many good bug sprays available...get the big gallon size with the handle sprayer, Menards, Lowes, Home Depot.....also "Terro" Liquid ant baits are peril to any indoor ants....it's not hard at all.....One thing, this far south is, you keep your home closed with central AC on 5-6 months, every year....
Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#85764 May 17, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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And they fly too.
And they're REALLY bog! And they crunch f you stomp them!

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