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Question DetailsAsked on 1/7/2012

Which household products kill burrowing but unknown to me, insects, pests, start outside now coming into my manufactured home?

I first found both black and white hard pieces in bricks surrounding the home.
After chipping out a few with a hammer, I see a number of growth phases, through larvae then "birth". I am beside myself, my skin crawls. I see puffy areas indoors where the outside corresponding infested area is, I am disabled and my fixed income is low, my head is spinning with the amount of monies I may be facing to eradicate all! The house is now 10 yrs old and I am the 3rd owner. I am meticulous and clean, also they at one of the many, many growth phases once inside, spew for lacking another way to describe it, and become black nickel sized dots, often carving what looks like a lightening bolt pattern into the bamboo floors. I have no idea what they morph into once "born". I'm scared to my core at what is totally infesting the mobilehome, I am seeking the home remedy to start, and if/when I need to have it treated professionally
I am clueless as to reputable exterminators and at loss to describe

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Put a bar of soap in water over night, then throw the water on the bugs and the areas where they are. Soap doesn't kill vegetation but deodorants/cleaners will. (soap works by clogging the bug'sprotyective shell which every bug has and it doesn't get any more cheaper than soap! Too bad it takes time though for the water to be nicely soapy :)) This is a fast kill as you gave us no pictures or at least your city which will tell me the weather which will tell me which bugs are active now...As for pest control...any residual works but I would ask the company to use Tempo or Cykick or Onslaught. Also, I would ask for 30 day warranty. Watch out for those who talk and don't have time to listen or for those who are more interested in you signing yearly contracts instead of being interested in the bugs. Now...if you really can't sleep and don't want to wait for the water to become soapy... get some cheap insecticide aerosol can and empty it on the bugs hahahahha. Ant spray from the store as ant/wasps/roaches spray is all the same, the difference being the label...Try dollar stores as they have insecticides for a couple of bucks...or try Menard/Home Depot for insecticides which work on every insect (cides means to kill so rodenticides kill...mice, insecticides kill bugs, etc.) Also, check your house for water life needs water and bugs are life...Do you have standing water around your property? Under it? Why did the bugs come to you and not to your neighbor? Go Sherlock Holmes on them instead of being terrified because terrified customers pay dearly while educated customers pay the fair price.

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Answered 8 years ago by Guest_9306950


As a 35 yearveteran of the pest control business I recommend you do not try to do it yourselfnor make product recommendations to professionals as the prior post advised.

Get several reputablecompanies from Angie’s to look at your situation and give you a quote. Having a professional will give you theresults that you want and the peace of mind you seek.


President, NaturZonePest Control


Answered 8 years ago by NaturZone

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