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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:35 pm    Post subject: millipedes Reply with quote

hi can anyone tell me why there is an infestation of millipedes for the last few years they cone in to my workshop in hundreds and now making their way in to my house
why now and can anything be done about them
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have you a damp area or drains around?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

its clean and dry around the place by alot of standards
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They "usually" come from damp places.

Never tried this but would a beading of vaseline stop them?

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Has there been some construction work or some scrub cleared nearby?

They could be coming from this disturbance......
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