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Old 08-26-2013, 10:43 PM
 
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Crazy ants. If they are the normal type, Terro bait stations should work. If that doesn't, there is a different ant that IIRC is in some parts of Texas and requires a pro and regular treatment.
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Old 09-02-2013, 04:17 PM
 
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What about those jumping crickets ? I think they are also called cave crickets. They just love to hide in my garage. When I turn on the light at night I see them but they are too fast for me to step on since they jump out of way.
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Old 09-02-2013, 07:56 PM
 
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Gag. I used to own a house where I could have grown them for bait in the basement. Removal of moisture is the key to success. Otherwise, the bait type commercial products are a safe way to reduce them.
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Old 09-04-2013, 04:05 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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What about those jumping crickets ? I think they are also called cave crickets. They just love to hide in my garage. When I turn on the light at night I see them but they are too fast for me to step on since they jump out of way.
I wonder if you're talking about camel crickets? I hate them - fortunately haven't seen any in our basement in several yrs.
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Old 09-09-2013, 02:55 PM
 
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This is a very informative thread thanks for posting it now I didn't see this pest mentioned.

Fruit flies~ how do you get rid of them when you carry them in from the grocery store on fruits & produce?
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Old 09-09-2013, 04:57 PM
 
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Make an Effective Fruit Fly Trap with No Tools
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Old 09-09-2013, 06:55 PM
 
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OK I'll try it I've tried dish soap in a saucer before can't remember if I used the vinegar or not. Thank you.
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Old 09-22-2013, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Long Island
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What about those jumping crickets ? I think they are also called cave crickets. They just love to hide in my garage. When I turn on the light at night I see them but they are too fast for me to step on since they jump out of way.
same question. Glue traps perhaps? They aren't too fast for my vacuum or Raid spray, but ideally I'd like to prevent them in the first place. Already running a dehumidifier to keep it dryer in the basement, but they're still coming in.
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Old 09-22-2013, 10:40 AM
 
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If they are coming in, you have openings to the outside that could probably be plugged. Look at the seals around any doors and windows, vent pipes, etc..
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Old 02-16-2014, 04:35 PM
 
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In my garage I had a flea outbreak, I have some cinder blocks stacked in there at the time of the outbreak. If I sprayed and boric and all that the garage, would those cinder blocks be ok to use out in my back yard, or would there still be left over eggs stuck in the porous material and then hatch when the weather is right? I don't want to spread more fleas out in my back yard.
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