Earthworms inside a house - please help

After a 20 minute rain, my driveway and patio are literally covered with hundreds of worms, all heading for my house. They find tiny holes/cracks on the outside of the house and crawl inside, where they completely freak out my 12-year old daughter.
We are amazed at the quantity of earthworms that seem to be concentrated around our house. Is there any way to prevent the worms from invading our house? I am getting sick and tired waking up to 10 worms crawling on my kitchen floor.
Thanks in advance.
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Easy, fill in the holes and cracks. It'll help keep out ants, spiders, rodents, and all kind of other animals, too.
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And, if you can't get the cracks filled quickly enough, a temporary fix would be to sprinkle salt on the ground each crack. Regular table salt will work. Just be careful around any prize plants you may have.
Alternative: Know any fishermen? Free worms. Life doesn't get any better than that.
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snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.com says... :) We are amazed at the quantity of earthworms that seem to be :) concentrated around our house. Is there any way to prevent the worms :) from invading our house? I am getting sick and tired waking up to 10 :) worms crawling on my kitchen floor. :) :) Might check the weather stripping around the kitchen door. If the gaps happen to be weep holes, don't seal them up but rather use a plastic mesh or a screened plug(not steel wool)to keep out critters.
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I was just about to suggest steel or copper scrub pads...why do you say not?
You definately don't want to seal your weepholes...
Thx, John (who recognizes Lar as a smart Texan from a no-bugs NG!)
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snipped-for-privacy@logontexas.com says... :) I was just about to suggest steel or copper scrub pads...why do you say not? :) :) You definately don't want to seal your weepholes... :) :) When they oxidise you will have either a rust stain or a the green copper stain on the house. You should be able to find a galvanized mesh.
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Plastic window screen, sold off a roll at any decent hardware store.
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