this is my stink bug death camp. I put some lysol and water in an old pickle jar, catch them in a plastic tumbler with an index card, dump them into the death camp and then when it gets full, i dump it in the toilet and flush the bastards. luckily this is a picture from my old place. the new place doesn't have a stink bug problem.
shafnutz05 wrote:The problem with creating traps like that (they aren't the worst idea) is that the scent of all the dead stink bugs attracts more to come inside. That's why if you have a pretty manageable stink bug population (a couple inside per day maybe), you are better off just picking them up with toilet paper and flushing them.
newarenanow wrote:I've been fortunate teh past few years to have a minimal stinkbug problem at my house. But this morning, I got into my car and opened the door and all along where there is the little spaces between the door and the body of the car, there were stinkbugs. I hurried up and backed the car out and opened all 4 doors and they were everywhere. I worked late last night and we have a big issue at work, and they were probably all over the car and tried to crawl in and just camped out there. Got about 30 or 40 of them. I knocked them all off down the road, but I'm worried I got some in my garage now, which will make it's way into my house.
So soapy water kills them?
JeffDFD wrote:More drowns them and helps mask the smell. If you only see 1 or 2, then just catch and flush.
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