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Indoor Pests

January 16th, 2019

We have lots of insects in this house, the ladybugs, the flies, this winter mosquitoes, and of course the stink bugs.

I don’t know which one is the worst, probably the ladybugs in the spring when they come out by what seems like the millions. Either way, it’s a constant battle to sweep them up and keep them from getting into everything.

Do you have stinkbugs, ladybugs, flies, or other type of house pest?

3 Comments to “Indoor Pests”
  1. Nebraska Dave on January 16, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    Susy, on occasion I will get some ants in the house but that hasn’t happened a few years. Other than a few ants my house has been bug free. Oh, yeah, some times I get a few gnats from rotten fruit on the counter but that’s my fault. That’s about it.

    Have a great bug free day in the house.

    Nebraska Dave

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  2. JJ on January 16, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    We seem to have fewer stinkbugs this year than we have in the past, and the ants shouldn’t reappear until the spring thaw. They tend to be a problem only when the soil around the house is really saturated, and that only happens a few times a year. There are spiders hanging around a few corners, but since I’ve seen them take out some of the stinkbugs they are more than welcome…

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  3. Chris on January 16, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    I wonder why you have so many insects during the winter months in your home…I wouldn’t mind the lady bugs so much as the other ones…do you have those house spiders that live in the corners? I sometimes let them be as they eat some of the other insects I don’t like so much although we don’t have half of the indoor pests that you’re talking about!
    I do spritz a homemade citrus/vinegar spray around sometimes, so maybe that deters them!

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