Pillbugs

m1shmoshApril 24, 2008

Even before I finished my basement, spiders and pillbugs have always been in my basement. However, now that it is finished, the pillbugs are quite the nuisance. Seems like every week I am vacuuming up 10-20 off the floor (mostly dead) or wall. Is there any way to repel them from entering the house?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dgmarie

you know these things come in cycles. Our first year in our new home the pillbugs invaded. At night you could see them crawling up the sides of the brick house. We vaccumed them up and that was it. Next year, no pill bugs. Too soon to tell this year. You might try a general pest control spray around the perimiter. Be glad it isn't ants or roaches! Pillbugs are messy but kind of a stupid bug and to me a nusiance but not terrible.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2008 at 3:26PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
crack in block wall
Almost 2 year old house. Noticed verticle crack in...
newbie21
Walk-out basement design
Building a house in western Massachusetts -- it will...
Artemis_MA
Replacing Steel Column With Stud Wall?
I am interested in replacing a steel column with a...
atv_freak
Spray foam basement band joists
I just had an energy audit and one thing they recommended...
mkrafczyk
What to do with old cistern room?
The house I'm buying has a weird feature. There's a...
demeterchaos
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™