How To Kill EarWigs

Earwigs - they got the name from false and superstitious belief, According to that this insect will get into brain by entering inside human ears. This is not true at all.

The most often question asked by the people is Are earwigs dangerous ?.

Usually the earwigs don’t harm people directly but they will cause numerous inconveniences to the people by feeding on flowers and vegetables outdoors, by crawling into the home, and by congregating under well caps. so Earwigs are not dangerous to people directly but Earwigs are dangerous indirectly by spoiling the flowers and vegetables.

so how to get rid of earwigs or How to kill the earwigs. Is there any way to control the Earwigs?. Yes you will find answers to the above three question below.

How to Control and get rid of EarWigs?

  • Keep away the lush plant materials board, debris or organic matter as earwigs congregate much on these items.
  • You can also trap the earwigs in a rolled up newspapers baited with fish oil or vegetable oil. The Earwigs are attracted by the smell of fish oil or vegetable and it will stick to the newspaper.place these newspaper traps near to the problem areas.
  • Avoid over watering or over organic material to your garden since the earwigs will grow easily in the moist and damp condition.
  • Avoid growing plants and bush which favours the growth of earwigs.
  • Avoid over watering or over organic material to your garden since the earwigs will grow easily in the moist and damp condition.
  • Avoid growing plants and bush which favor the growth of the earwigs.
  • use sodium vapor lights instead of bright white lights during the night as white lights draw the attention of the earwigs.

How to kill earwigs?

 The First thing you should do to kill the earwigs is to find out the moist areas like the foundation around your house.

  • Make all the moist areas to dry as the moist and damp surface increases the grow of the earwigs.
  • Fix your windows and doors as they close without any space.
  • Keep a bright white light in the area where the earwigs are more intentionally to call all the earwigs over the bright light. Place a bowl with soapy water under the bright light. They are attracted to soapy water also, they will fell down into the bowl.
  • Spray soapy water over the plants if there are any nearby your house.
  • Boric Acid powder is another natural insecticide to kill the ear bugs. Spread the boric acid powder as insecticide near baseboards, cracks, and near window fittings and the most areas exposed to the earwigs. This is the easiest method to kill the earwigs without any problem but be careful to keep your kids away from the boric acid powder.
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