Options for reducing ladybug infestation?
Is there a good “green” way to get rid of ladybugs?
We have hundreds in the walls in our house. Unfortunately it is not possible to completely seal this old house, so we have them crawling into the attic, into the bathroom, and now they are crawling all over the closed cell foam. I wonder if they eat sawdust, or maybe the operation of power tools in the attic creates vibrations that make them come out of their crevices.
This is not a benign infestation because flies seem to be feeding on the dead ladybugs. It is wierd to have flies in the house in January but in the warm conditioned attic we have them.
Certainly we need to vacuum out as many live bugs as possible. It would be impossible to remove all of them manually.
So what is our option? Options we might consider include:
Anyone have experience with this?
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