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.
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?
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.
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Turn off the light.
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