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Old 06-18-2014, 02:50 AM   #1
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Quick, Get That Moth!

For the last few nights, my wife is reading in bed with the light on. After a while, moths are in coming somehow and flying around the light. I have to get out of bed and go on a hunting mission. We turn off the light and go to bed. Anyone else have this issue? Are they coming in through the slide? I make sure the slide is out as to its limit.
 
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:59 AM   #2
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Leave the light on and go outside and look for the light.
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Old 06-18-2014, 03:10 AM   #3
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Did you open your wallet, is that where they are coming from? :-)
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Old 06-18-2014, 04:34 AM   #4
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We are infested with them this time of year. You'd be amazed at the tiny cracks and crevasses they can get through.
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Old 06-18-2014, 07:32 AM   #5
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Yeah I cannot believe there has been so many, we were traveling through Nevada,Utah and they were EVERYWHERE like a Horror movie or something WEIRD!!!
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Old 06-18-2014, 09:19 AM   #6
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Besides, the lights that come on when you open the door draw a few hundred in who just perch and wait till later to show themselves. Changing to all LED's has helped us a lot.
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Old 06-18-2014, 05:35 PM   #7
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I read that this is going to be a banner year for them. Get yourself a "dustbuster" type of handheld vaccum and use that to collect them. Smushing them just makes a mess.
2 more months and they'll be gone. Swallows love to eat them. Entertainment at intersections!
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Old 06-18-2014, 05:36 PM   #8
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I read that this is going to be a banner year for them. Get yourself a "dustbuster" type of handheld vaccum and use that to collect them. Smushing them just makes a mess.
2 more months and they'll be gone. Swallows love to eat them. Entertainment at intersections!
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Old 06-19-2014, 02:11 AM   #9
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A few years ago we had a moth problem and discovered there were moth eggs in an older cereal box. Took quite an effort to remove all the moths. I recommend that you check food boxes, etc.
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:35 AM   #10
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Which is worse, stink bugs, moths or lady bugs? We've killed over 300 stink bugs, that's right, 300 since last October. Think we have finally gotten them all.
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Go to Wally World and find a gizmo called a Bug Zapper. Looks like a racquetball racket. Runs on two AA batteries and gives bugs an electrifying experience when you swat at them.
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Old 06-20-2014, 01:38 PM   #12
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Well, at least we aren't the only ones. Talking to my wife, when we left AZ, there were moths there as well. Now I am wondering if it is the same moth variety and did we bring them with us? Hopefully after tonight it will be the last of those suckers!
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Old 06-20-2014, 02:23 PM   #13
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The moths we have here are Miller Moths. Annoying but at least they don't bite!
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Old 06-22-2014, 04:13 AM   #14
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They are hiding in your closet......ditto on the bug zapper racket. In the summer I walk thru the rig and hold up up close to the ceiling. You will be shocked how many times it will go off, kills them No-Seeum's. Course you gotta run the sweeper a little more lol lol
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