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Old 02-10-2015, 08:52 PM   #1
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Spider problem

During the summer while camping, we get loads of spider webs on the RV. We have tried every spray we can find in hardware and garden centers.
Any ideas on to get rid of spiders would be greatly appreciated even if we have to get the stuff on line.
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Old 02-10-2015, 08:54 PM   #2
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Find an alternative pest supply place. There are some online. Look for Demon wetable powder. Mix in a garden sprayer. works for us
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Try putting clothes dryer sheets in your cupboards and areas where you have them. Tends to keep a lot of varments out and smells good too.
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If you're finding them inside I would recommend the Bengal Roach Spray. It dries with no residue. We have been using this for years in the S&B and the RV. It works great for roaches and spiders! I just spray it around all the baseboards about every 3 months.
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X2 on the Bengal Roach Spray.
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I had a spider set up home in my mirror in the previous motor home. He went everywhere with us for about two years. I think he was still there when I sold it last September. Never did try to get rid of him, he wasn't bothering anybody.
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Never did try to get rid of him, he wasn't bothering anybody.
I do the same. I figure they're eating lots of stuff smaller than them that I can't see, like a barn cat.
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Demon from tractor supply. Works great. Some spiders can give a nasty bite.


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Lights attract insects & spiders build webs to catch insects. Reduce night lights.
Spray grass & shrubs around RV & framework under RV with contact/residual spray.
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Peppermint oil mixed with water and spray the inside of the camper. Works well and smells good.
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Moth balls work for me. Place a few in a small plastic container with holes punched in lid. I use plasic 35mm film containers.
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If they are outside I'm ok with them when they come in they have to go. We use diatomatous earth along walls and in cupboards also sprinkle on basement floors it takes care of any bug that crawls through it and it's not poison so it can be used around pets and children without fear. Food grade diatomatous earth at tractor supply twenty pound bag ten to fifteen dollars. We also put it around the foundation of our sons house more ants.
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I had a spider set up home in my mirror in the previous motor home. He went everywhere with us for about two years. I think he was still there when I sold it last September. Never did try to get rid of him, he wasn't bothering anybody.
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My mother had a family of spiders on a house plant for years.
They make excellent pets.....less troublesome than a dog, (you don't have to feed them, walk them... or pick up after them).
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