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patsylou

01:03PM | 10/21/05
Member Since: 10/20/05
1 lifetime posts
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We have hundreds of box elder bugs? How can they be eleiminatied without using toxic pesticides?

CNTRTOP

03:15PM | 02/26/06
Member Since: 04/17/04
26 lifetime posts
It's almost impossible because they get in all the nooks and crannies of your house such as under the siding, around windows, etc. A non toxic way to kill them, if you can get it to them, would be to use detergent mixed with water in a hose end sprayer. I hope this helps.

rdh140

10:10PM | 06/09/06
Member Since: 06/09/06
2 lifetime posts
I use Dawn dishwashing liquid detergent and water, mixed about the same as you would to do dishes or a little stronger, and put in a 2 gallon spray bottle. Pump up the pressure and spray directly on the bugs. It works! Ralph

Contact Ralph at rdh140@yahoo.com

cyberclown48433

07:32AM | 10/23/07
Member Since: 10/22/07
1 lifetime posts
I have used cheap laundry detergent the dollar store kinda stuff works well
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