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Old 05-11-2008, 04:02 PM   #1
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Last night I came home from work and sat down at the computer to check the forums, read email, etc. I got a little hungry so I walked into the kitchen for a snack and find I kid you not HUNDREDS of ants all over everything. They were covering the entire kitchen floor, the counters, the sink, stove, refrigerator... washer/dryer.. The bathroom was the same story. Hundreds of ants all over EVERYTHING. I freak out, grab my can of "hot shot" and go to work. I sprayed around all cracks/crevices, and all around all of the baseboards. I then vacuumed up all of the dead ants. All fine and dandy right? I killed them all, and go to bed.. Today, I wake up, investigate and voila, no more ants in my apartment! I was still feeling a little creepy-crawly after that so I got the vacuum back out and started vacuuming. I started off in the living room and noticed little brown peices of carpet that looked frayed. I got down and couldn't believe what I saw.... WORMS. They weren't worms from bugs or anything, but earthworms, poking THROUGH the carpet. I am so grossed out right now. My apartment is completely spotless clean and I have all these living things all over. I kid you not, I picked five worms out of the carpet that were poking through like a worm sticking itself out of the ground after a huge rainfall. I have no idea where all of these ants/worms are coming from. I don't even want to walk around my place at this point. It'* just so gross. WTF do I do from here? haha.
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Hmm thats odd I have had the same ant problem but never worms? That is a strange one since worms stay underground unless it rains? There is a wood floor under your carpet? Hoiw did they get thru?
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I moved my couch and found more of the disgusting things and saved them.. Also found a few more ants.

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Shadow, that'* what I'm wondering. My apartment is on the bottom floor and has cement directly under the carpet. Makes me think that there must be a crack in the foundation or something where these little "friends" are popping through. I wonder if the earthquake opened up a fissure under my floor.
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Outside, I don't mind them but when they're in the carpet, screw it, I'm sleeping in the car.
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Health Department. Call them tomorrow and get em out there...God only knows what the rest of your complex is like.
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That sucks. I woke up one morning a few weeks ago and saw hundreds of little ants all over our kitchen in our apartment. What a nightmare! I called the landlord and he came out and took care of it.

Good luck with getting that place clean. Outside creatures sure are pesky when they get inside.
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Holy crap! That'* nasty. There HAS to be a crack letting them in through your floor. I've had a problem with ants before, but NEVER worms!

I left an opened can of Sprite under my bed (drank about half and went to sleep - I put it under the bed so I wouldn't wake up and kick it over). I forgot it was there for probably weeks. Then I couldn't understand why there was always a trail of ants leading to my bed! After a week of trying to figure out what was going on, I looked under my bed and there was the can of Sprite with a gazillion dead ants floating in the bottom. This was many years ago (read: younger and dumber). I learned my lesson - don't put beverages under the bed.
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I get house centipedes in my basement every once in a while.

*shudder* :(
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I see Slugs in that bin as well



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