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Old 07-22-2010, 08:08 PM   #1
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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?

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Old 07-24-2010, 10:02 AM   #2
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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

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Old 07-29-2010, 01:11 AM   #3
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Well I picked up some of that stuff and sprayed it around. Hopefully all goes well. Thanks
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Old 10-22-2014, 12:32 AM   #4
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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.
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Old 10-22-2014, 12:58 AM   #5
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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.
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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.
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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!!!

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