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Old 10-13-2016, 08:18 AM   #1
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Box Elder Bugs

Has anyone had problems with these pests and what did you do.
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Old 10-13-2016, 08:20 AM   #2
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Yes not on the TT but house, use a solution of dish soap and water in a spray bottle and it will kill them fast.
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Old 10-13-2016, 01:35 PM   #3
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I agree with SeaDog, dish soap and water will kill them.
People say Hedge Apples will repel them and spiders, you're supposed to put them around your foundation or base of your camper and they supposedly keep them away, I tried this several years ago at an old farm house we lived in and it did not make a dent in then number of Box Elder bugs on the side of the house.
I've also used a residual bug killer on the side of the house and it seemed to work pretty well, killed the ones I hit and kept others from landing on the surface so they all moved on.
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The dish soap water cure will take a long time, but is effective. I spent nearly three years maybe 10 times a day out front spraying everyting in site. But did get them under control by the time we sold the house.
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Old 10-15-2016, 01:26 AM   #5
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Just had an exterminator in today for the house. He also sprayed around the MH, but I don't know how effective that would be, since they fly.
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