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teg916 07-22-2010 07:08 PM

Black Widows
 
I have lots of black widows around my house. Any recommendations on what is a good outdoor treatment to kill them and keep them away for a bit?

lloydb 07-24-2010 09:02 AM

This is what I've been using and it seems to do the trick. You'd need a pump up sprayer.

http://www.lowes.com/pd_120711-446-0..._?rpp=15$No=15


You could follow that up with some granules if you really wanted to smack 'em

lloyd

teg916 07-29-2010 12:11 AM

Well I picked up some of that stuff and sprayed it around. Hopefully all goes well. Thanks :thumbsup:

Gustavas 10-21-2014 11:32 PM

how'd it work? I'm guessing good.

I think that product was a bifenthin product. works pretty well on insects and spiders. just keep it away from water, very bad for the fish.

teg916 10-21-2014 11:58 PM

It seemed like it killed every spider except for the black widows. I tried a different product called Demon WP. It seems to work pretty good. I still get them in the yard, but none on the house where I sprayed it. I didn't spray the whole yard. It says it is also very bad for fish.

r0ckstarr 10-22-2014 04:47 AM

Demon also works great to keep wasps from building nests. I had a problem with yellow jackets trying to build nests in an old storage shed. I sprayed the ceiling about year ago and now all I find are dead yellow jackets on the floor.

Gustavas 10-22-2014 01:30 PM

a 4 year old post that has something a little more added to it because of a recent comment. I'm really glad i got to hear the result!!!

teg916 07-05-2015 08:53 PM

I had better results with the Demon WP. I still get the occasional black widow, but nothing like before.

Startingover 07-07-2015 05:35 PM

I use Demin WP around my house and garage cause I get huge, brown spiders, maybe house spiders. I buy it cheaper thru Amazon then my local stores.

ChuckF. 07-09-2015 09:48 PM

Capture the black widows, put them in little plastic cases and sell them on ebay.


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