Yes!! I tested this theory and it is true. Drains are superhighway for bugs
. Centipedes do drown in water but most drains have no water in them most o
f the time especially at night. After each use close the drain of each sink
and centipedes, spiders and roaches will be eradicated. Why? They will be
under the stopper and when you turn on the water they drown. You will be bu
g free without dangerous chemical but you must be diligent about keeping ev
ery drain closed when not using them.
This also prevents sewer gasses from entering the house while you sleep. La
st thing before bed time, close all drains, open windows for a few minutes
to air out the room and ten sleep like a baby!!
I'm sure you've already taken care of this, but just in case someone is interested - I've seen centipedes come through the spigots of bathtubs. We lived in a house built in the 1880's, and it happened every time we ran the bathtub.
If the kitchen faucet doesn't have an aerator, then possibly they are coming through the faucet.
You should demonstrate to your gf what a magnanomous being you are by resuing the creature.
Simply urge it into the handy bug jar and deposit it safely outside.
Teach her to do this too.
If a lady bug lands on her thigh and she wants you to remove it, i would say thats a great excuse to put your hand on her thigh.
replying to Rebel1, Help wrote:
Hi - did you solve this? Our son was washing his hands when a giant centipede
crawled up the sink drain. It's a trough sink and there is no way it crawled in
any other way. Bleach? Bug spray? Pest control? Thanks!
replying to Rebel1, Bill wrote:
Most people forget that their home sewer system usually has a "breather" pipe
usually on the roof. It's that innocuous 12"-18" pipe just sticking up out of
your roof somewhere.
I have found centipedes and spiders that have traveled down into the system
entering there then finding their way up into the sinks, and tubs. Especially
if the breather pipe is near trees. Also mostly in the fall when the weather
starts getting colder.
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