If I may just say....ew eW Ew EWWWWWWWWWWW.

I am having a bit of a problem in my one bedroom, condo apartment and oh my god is it gross.

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Like they're on me...I feel them crawling on me.

It is those dreaded, small and disgusting gnats that just never seem to fully go away.

Let me give you the full run down.

I started noticing one or two gnats would be seen flying throughout the kitchen area of my place. I would kill those suckers with Raid and yell, "DIEE!!!" as I sprayed hoping that his other bug friends would be scared and leave.

Yea....that didn't work too well.


So then I cleaned out my fridge. I found an apple that has seen better days and threw it out.

I thought, "GREAT...problem solved."

Yup....still gnats.

So then I did a solid cleaning of my kitchen. I happened to do another thorough cleaning of the fridge and "RATS!" there was a rotten tomato that I had missed.

How did I miss it? Well I was sipping wine during the first cleaning so that might explain it.


Boxelder Bug With Dewdrops Up Close
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Since all of this has started, I have taped a piece of paper over a hole I found in the cabinet under my sink exposing the who knows what that exists in the walls.

I have purchased garbage disposal cleaner and did one or two cycles of that.

I have also tried that trick of pouring a cup of Apple Vinegar Cider and leaving it on the counter. The sweet smell is supposed to attract them and then once they go to take a sip...they are trapped.

This attracted a few at most.


I am going crazy cleaning every nook and cranny of my apartment because I feel gross.

Like ew...I am feeling that crawling sensation again! I swear they are ON ME!

Do you know any tips and tricks?

Am I at the point where I just need to hire an exterminator?

Insect on the window

Of course I will hire someone if necessary but every dollar counts so if I can take care of this using a DIY trick, that would be fantabulous.

And one more time........

HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They are literally haunting my dreams.

Email me at Nicole.Murray@townsquaremedia.com.

ew. eW. Ew. EWWWWWWWW.

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