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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalina View Post
    I'm a bit wary of surface spray, I'd worry about the kids' clothes coming into contact with it in particular. Do you just use the regular stuff?
    Yeah me too. I just hit bugs with my shoe and I leave spiders in the house to eat the other bugs. Love spiders

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Yeah me too. I just hit bugs with my shoe and I leave spiders in the house to eat the other bugs. Love spiders
    Do you get nasty ones up where you are? Canberra is redback heaven.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalina View Post
    Do you get nasty ones up where you are? Canberra is redback heaven.
    I haven’t seen any, just little jumping spiders and daddy long legs mainly. We used to gets heaps of red backs in WA, I used to kill those (with my shoe ).

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    I thought of this thread tonught. Have stayed up late washing walls and windows. There were some cobwebs high up in the corner if my loungeroom. I disturbed a spider and it ran across my bare foot ( while I was standing in a barstool on tippy toes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSecret Squirrel View Post
    I thought of this thread tonught. Have stayed up late washing walls and windows. There were some cobwebs high up in the corner if my loungeroom. I disturbed a spider and it ran across my bare foot ( while I was standing in a barstool on tippy toes.
    And you didn't fall off?? I really hate myself for being afraid of spiders - I think they're quite cool really, as long as they're nowhere near me or my children - but having one on me....😳

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalina View Post
    I'm a bit wary of surface spray, I'd worry about the kids' clothes coming into contact with it in particular. Do you just use the regular stuff?
    Yes, just the regular stuff, nothing hardcore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalina View Post
    Do you get nasty ones up where you are? Canberra is redback heaven.
    You are so right! When we relocated from Canberra, I was un-packing the removal boxes and all the kids outdoor toys etc were covered, and I mean covered in redbacks! They survived a move interstate, plus closed boxes eeep!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-Uniquey View Post
    You are so right! When we relocated from Canberra, I was un-packing the removal boxes and all the kids outdoor toys etc were covered, and I mean covered in redbacks! They survived a move interstate, plus closed boxes eeep!
    Redback spiders were bad in Canberra. We had a bad patch were the kids bikes were covered in them. The pest guy said they came in on the wind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSecret Squirrel View Post
    Redback spiders were bad in Canberra. We had a bad patch were the kids bikes were covered in them. The pest guy said they came in on the wind.
    Oh lord. On the wind. I'm forever doing sweeps of everything outside before the kids touch it. We recently had a massive one on the trike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-Uniquey View Post
    You are so right! When we relocated from Canberra, I was un-packing the removal boxes and all the kids outdoor toys etc were covered, and I mean covered in redbacks! They survived a move interstate, plus closed boxes eeep!
    This reminded me of the movie Cape Fear...😬


 

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