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Old 03-15-2016, 03:29 PM   #1
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Spraying for insects in a TT

Hi to all.
The wife and I are gonna be moving into and possible buying a used TT in April. With that being said what do y'all recommend to bomb for any bed bugs, fleas, etc. before moving in? We don't know if there is any critters there but just wanna be sure there is not.
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I'm sure you're not the first one to do this. I'd recommend that you do it when completely empty before moving your things into it. Open the closet/cabinet doors. Then wash down all counters and fixtures so there's no residue. Read the label if you have pets. Good luck!
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Old 03-15-2016, 10:16 PM   #3
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If it concerns you, call an independent bug guy and have him inspect your trailer.

I doubt you have bed bugs.
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Old 03-17-2016, 08:28 AM   #4
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FYI, after you clear out all the unwanted critters,,, When we set up at a campsite I go around the MH and spray indoor/outdoor with orthon from Lowes. Spray around the jacks, and tires.. NEVER had an ant invasion or anything else enter, for long, if i do see some, they are dead or close to it !
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My great grandmother had a very cheap and somewhat safe method for killing bed bugs.

She would take 1 pint of whiskey and a six pack of beer plus a cup of Borax laundry soap.

She'd sprinkle the Borax (Sodium Borate) dry powder very lightly on the entire mattress and let it set overnight. Sure enough the little critters would die.

It's a real cheap and safe insecticide. Diatomaceous earth also works.
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My great grandmother had a very cheap and somewhat safe method for killing bed bugs.

She would take 1 pint of whiskey and a six pack of beer plus a cup of Borax laundry soap.

She'd sprinkle the Borax (Sodium Borate) dry powder very lightly on the entire mattress and let it set overnight. Sure enough the little critters would die.

It's a real cheap and safe insecticide. Diatomaceous earth also works.
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Yeah, I was waiting for the punch line. He left out the other 2 ingredients.
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Yeah, I was waiting for the punch line. He left out the other 2 ingredients.
No....I think the other 2 ingredients are in the Grandmother!
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