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01-23-21, 05:48 AM
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Posted By jrsick

I have had great results from Advance Carpenter...

I have had great results from Advance Carpenter Ant bait. It's a protein bait and the ants will always want it. Terro is sweet-based and the ants only want it at certain times. I've also heard...
01-21-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By tragichouse

Yes it's rice. Sorry about that. I saw some...

Yes it's rice. Sorry about that. I saw some information online showing that rat dropping was larger than rice but mouse droppings and roach poop is generally smaller than a grain of rice
01-18-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By XSleeper

Andersen doors usually have a top stop that is...

Andersen doors usually have a top stop that is screwed on. You just remove that stop and it allows the top edge of the sliding panel to tip inside, then you just lift it off the track. Then you...
01-18-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By joecaption

Yes there's going to be two sets of rollers on...

Yes there's going to be two sets of rollers on the door.
https://andersen.force.com/aw/s/article/Gliding-Patio-Door-Hardware-Adjustment-and-Replacement-Guide
12-26-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Hal_S

Two steps. 1) Give the dog a chew toy, and...

Two steps.
1) Give the dog a chew toy, and reward her when she chews on it.
2) Go to your nearest Asian / Mexican market, and buy a dozen of their hottest peppers. Rub the hot peppers along the...
12-08-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By TomTadson

Thanks for the feedback. I picked up a single...

Thanks for the feedback. I picked up a single door Havahart trap and baited it with sardines. I'm curious if I will trap anything
11-20-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Tony P.

There's a saying, "A watched rodent bait trap...

There's a saying, "A watched rodent bait trap never empties". Having said that, I find that checking weekly should be sufficient. You can check more frequently but if you find there's a need to...
11-16-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Marq1

Ill give you an option for the gutters, Ive been...

Ill give you an option for the gutters, Ive been using Gutter Guard products for the past 10 years and have found it to be one of the easiest and most cost effective products. Runs about $1 per...
11-15-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By LeifDerekson

Thank you both for the replies! I am going to...

Thank you both for the replies! I am going to try and get another estimate ASAP for peace of mind purposes.



That's pretty much where I'm at with the exclusion/pest control work. I do...
10-24-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By Tony P.

A female mouse gets pregnant 5-6 times a year,...

A female mouse gets pregnant 5-6 times a year, with approx. 7 pups per liter. That means one pair can grow to 40 mice in a year. So, you don't need to see many mice to know you have a problem. I...
10-20-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,903
Posted By RhainyC

MichaelChang, Ok...Did you mention somewhere...

MichaelChang,

Ok...Did you mention somewhere else that none of you had ever owned a dog before and I just missed that part???

I've scanned back through the thread and did NOT see you say that...
10-19-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By XSleeper

Millipedes are a harmless bug that is mainly a...

Millipedes are a harmless bug that is mainly a nuisance. Most often they find their way inside through doorways, basement windows, gaps or penetrations in the foundation, etc. They usually quickly...
10-06-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By marksr

That's my thought also - a little bit of rot on...

That's my thought also - a little bit of rot on the decking. That portion of the wood was probably softer than the rest and more susceptible to absorbing water.
10-01-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Handyman663

Debrief

The skunk is gone. It was in the trap before I went to bed yesterday. I got up at daybreak and transported it outside of town. She had knocked one of my cardboard ends off the cage, so I kept the...
09-21-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By marksr

Hardware cloth shouldn't impeded air flow. ...

Hardware cloth shouldn't impeded air flow.

The hardest part will be installing it in a manner where it isn't unsightly.
09-21-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Pilot Dane

You can use aluminum screen or hardware cloth. ...

You can use aluminum screen or hardware cloth. Something with an opening size 1/4" or smaller should work. You can attach it with adhesive caulking or screws. But since it's going on the outside...
09-13-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By tperk100

PA, Funny that you should suggest the flat glue...

PA,
Funny that you should suggest the flat glue traps. Less than 5 minutes ago I ordered them from Amazon to do exactly what you suggested!
08-18-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By sc00bie

Thanks PAbugman. Yes I agree its not a terminte....

Thanks PAbugman. Yes I agree its not a terminte. I noticed it created a web and I googled it and found some pictures that look just like a bug called a webspinner.

As for the damaged wood, I'll...
08-11-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By PJmax

If you can't get the water out..... throw a half...

If you can't get the water out..... throw a half cup of dishwashing soap inside the tire.
They won't be able to breed and you'll get some bubbles while exercising.
08-10-20, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By marksr

It could be a termite but as far as I know they...

It could be a termite but as far as I know they only have wings in the spring. A termite only has 2 sections to it's body while an ant has 3. That's how I usually verify if it's a termite.
08-07-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Pilot Dane

Sure looks like wood eating insect damage. If...

Sure looks like wood eating insect damage. If that wood is anywhere near your home I would seriously consider bringing in a professional for at least an inspection.
08-06-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Pilot Dane

Often oils are effective because they cover or...

Often oils are effective because they cover or block the breathing holes of insects. I don't think the ratio is critical but if there isn't enough oil then there won't be enough to do the job. The...
08-03-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By tomf63

Just want to update this thread with my success...

Just want to update this thread with my success so far. I purchased some Caster Oil Mole Evict from Amazon and sprayed it on my lawn and gardens as directed. Three days later, the activity has...
07-31-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By PJmax

You can say it..... they're built like crap. ...

You can say it..... they're built like crap.
You need to bend the catch part so that just breathing on the pad will trip them. :D
It's a mean world and it's them or us.
07-16-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By PJmax

Very interesting product. It's not out of stock...

Very interesting product. It's not out of stock it's changed to a new name.... InTice 10 Perimeter Bait.
I'm going to try that as I have some crawling friends that need to be evicted.

InTice 10...
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