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05-16-09, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Dutch1962

I like Niban bait for pests like these. Shake it...

I like Niban bait for pests like these. Shake it around the outside near the foundation and you'll stop a lot of them before they ever get in. Works great especially on older homes-you should see...
05-13-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 26,761
Posted By Dutch1962

They can be a whole lot deeper. They have found...

They can be a whole lot deeper. They have found them in coal mine timbers. Normally termites forage in the top 5 inches of the soil and that makes the bug guys job much easier. Also, most liquids are...
05-08-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 77,923
Posted By Dutch1962

Newt is right to be concerned. You're either on...

Newt is right to be concerned. You're either on the wrong trail or you haven't gotten to the source. Please don't use pesticide for the sake of USING anything just hoping it will work.

I thought...
05-05-09, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,762
Posted By Dutch1962

Swarmers are just one caste of the termite...

Swarmers are just one caste of the termite family.The workers are the ones you don't see and they do the damage. Nothing you've done caused them and I'm not sure what other bug you saw but sub...
05-05-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,731
Posted By Dutch1962

The only termite it might be would be drywoods....

The only termite it might be would be drywoods. Those pellets they leave behind are all uniform in shape (5 or 6 concave sides) and always the same color of the wood that they are eating. You may...
03-19-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,856
Posted By Dutch1962

Smile Newt is right, only the female can sting but she...

Newt is right, only the female can sting but she rarely does. New c-bees will invade each year because of the exposed wood. Adults may overwinter in abandoned holes near the ones they just...
03-19-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,826
Posted By Dutch1962

There is a correct way to dust, How to kill bugs...

There is a correct way to dust, How to kill bugs using dusts | Pest Cemetery (http://pestcemetery.com/?p=488) it's not rocket science but do be careful and don't go too overboard. If you're looking...
02-28-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,702
Posted By Dutch1962

That's an awesome guest house! It's awfully low...

That's an awesome guest house! It's awfully low so it doesn't look like you can get under there. Rats and mice can burrow under most anything you construct save maybe cement. If you're going for...
02-24-09, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 77,923
Posted By Dutch1962

Indian meal moths.......you need to get your guy...

Indian meal moths.......you need to get your guy to the source.....It could be in old rat or mouse bait as well.
02-24-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 77,923
Posted By Dutch1962

Some moths are light averse, see which kind you...

Some moths are light averse, see which kind you have from your exterminator. At that point I would get pheremone sticky traps. Either on line or DIY pest control stores. They are pricey and 'clothes...
02-24-09, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,842
Posted By Dutch1962

Exclamation I wouldn't use it at all. 3 reasons: #1Without...

I wouldn't use it at all. 3 reasons: #1Without proper knowledge you may end up hurting yourself or others.
#2 when & if you sell "regardless" if you disclose it to the new owners,if they trace the...
01-27-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 19,275
Posted By Dutch1962

Look on your electric panel or hot water heater...

Look on your electric panel or hot water heater for a treatment sticker. Most states require companies to post one when they've treated. That may give you a little history. If not see if it's in your...
01-27-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,719
Posted By Dutch1962

Book Louse

It appears to me that is a 'Book Louse' or 'Pscoid'. Harmless enough but irratating I'm sure. I can't be 100% but I attached a pic and you can compare. Also if you need treatment there seems to be...
01-11-09, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 56,334
Posted By Dutch1962

By what you've described I'd say it's a mammal....

By what you've described I'd say it's a mammal. Rule out bees because the buzzing would only get louder in the same spot. To know for sure you can sprinkle talc powder in a spot or two (rather thick)...
01-11-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By Dutch1962

Did the inspectors tell you 'Drywood' Termites or...

Did the inspectors tell you 'Drywood' Termites or Subterranean.

It makes all the difference in the world and could explain how you are not having sucess. Subs need moisture and will return to the...
01-03-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,696
Posted By Dutch1962

Baits in the midwest are ok but in the winter...

Baits in the midwest are ok but in the winter they are not real effective. PLEASE look at you contract & know their are disclaimers. OLD damage will not be covered. Termidor or premise should be fine...
01-03-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,203
Posted By Dutch1962

I've read everyones reply & anyone of them could...

I've read everyones reply & anyone of them could be right. Social bees & yellow jackets will sometimes 'bud' the colony. That's where a bunch take off with a new queen to start a new colony. If so...
01-03-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,405
Posted By Dutch1962

You may get a few that way but most will nestle...

You may get a few that way but most will nestle down under the insulation or in any storage until the fog wears off. It'd be better to sprinkle (or toss) bait in the attic. You can buy a bag of...
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