Tiny bugs getting thru screen

Whenever I leave the window open with the screen, tiny gnats, or whatever they are called, go right thru the screen, and drive me nuts, Right now there are about 100 of them swarming around me. I have the smallest standard window screen I could find. This is the plastic type. I even put duct tape all the way around the screen frame to the window frame, so none of them can sneak in around any gaps. There are no holes in the screen. How can I stop this? I can not find any screen with smaller holes.
Thanks
Mark
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turn on a/c (if you have it), grab shop vac, and suck the little buggers out of the air. In daylight, they will gather around a window, and at night, around lights.
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On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 13:32:14 -0700, "Charles Spitzer"

Not when it's 90 deg. in the house. I dont have an A/C either. I sold it when the electric bill went over $200 in one month. I just run a fan now.
I did have an idea though. Nylon stockings..... Slit them, and tape them over the screen. The only problem is where to get stockings big enough. Or is it possible to buy the same fabric by the yard?
Any women (or men) that sew out here, that might know?
Mark
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On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 14:53:29 -0500, snipped-for-privacy@UNLISTED.com wrote:

-------------------------------- Look in the yellow pages under windows or screens, call a couple of places and see if they sell a smaller mesh screen.
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Abe wrote:

Spray the screen with a bug repellant. Works for me. The "no-see-im's" won't go near it.
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If you don't like the stink/chemicals, I would suggest a couple things: 1: decrease the mesh size of your existing screens by spraying with paint/shellac/etc. Multiple light coats should decrease the screen size without clogging the holes. Shellac has an advantage of being easilly removable if you don't like the results.
You can likely use a "pump" style hair spray bottle if you don't have a sprayer. (I've heard some hair sprays *are* thinned shellac.) Look for one containing denature alcohol in the ingredients.
2: introduce a positive pressure inside the house that the bugs will have to fight to get through the screen. the trick here is that that source will need to be filtered. Box fan with a furnace screen over the intake should work.
good luck.
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snipped-for-privacy@UNLISTED.com wrote:

Call a lawn care company and have the lawn sprayed. An insect that small is going to be toast quickly enough.
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snipped-for-privacy@UNLISTED.com wrote:

Turn off the light.
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