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Old 06-15-2017, 12:42 PM   #1
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Bug control?

Just curious, does anyone have any pest control issues (roaches etc...) If so, do you just occasionally spray? I don't have a TT, just trying to learn what all is invloved.
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Old 06-15-2017, 01:35 PM   #2
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Dwain,
I have been in the pest control now for 30 years. There is no one answer to your question. It all depends on the insect and how bad the infestation is. Small infestation's of cockroaches and some ants can be solved with bait. Other insects you need to spray for. It is not a good idea to spray once and a while just to be safe you could make yourself sick.
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Old 06-15-2017, 01:48 PM   #3
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We have been using "Cedarside" products for years now . It works including for fleas on your pets . Flea products out there cut your dog's lifespan by 25% , it is poison going in their bloodstream . Texas cedar oil is a natural product .Pat
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Old 06-15-2017, 01:49 PM   #4
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We don't have many bug issues up in the Pacific wet west. I think they don't like our weather!
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Move to Oregon. The most problems we have are slugs and they don't fly!
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Old 06-15-2017, 02:05 PM   #6
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No pests

We've never had a pest, but we travel a lot and do not camp for weeks at a time in one location. Also, our Escape is stored inside the garage.

I have seen one owner who stays multiple weeks at various locations who takes a battery powered one gallon sprayer along and runs a ring of pesticide around the ground outside her trailer if ants are sighted.
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Old 06-15-2017, 04:51 PM   #7
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We've never had a pest, but we travel a lot and do not camp for weeks at a time in one location. Also, our Escape is stored inside the garage.

I have seen one owner who stays multiple weeks at various locations who takes a battery powered one gallon sprayer along and runs a ring of pesticide around the ground outside her trailer if ants are sighted.


Not legal with out a commercial pest control license in that state. If you get caught in my state you could receive a big fine.
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Old 06-15-2017, 09:54 PM   #8
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My curiosity has been piqued re Eco Defense products (ex:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...A345UQKI91GF54)

I've had good luck with peppermint oil based sprays to rid my eaves of yellow jackets, assorted herbal sprays for mosquito and tick repellents.... am thinking these products might be worth trying.
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Old 06-16-2017, 07:03 AM   #9
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Bugs aren't too bad in Driggs Idaho from January to March if that is helpful.
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Old 06-16-2017, 08:09 AM   #10
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Deer Ticks are my issue.My little dog gets them & occasionally hands them off to me.A product that is not avaiable here in Canada is Permetherin.Apparently it's could enough for the US armed forces,but not for the public.Love to get some..
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