Anonymous asked: Hey, it's me, the Taiwanese guy. I wanna ask you, do you have alates flying into your house during spring and summer evenings, especially when it's rainy season? They're driving us crazy. The only happy ones in my family are the geckos. Wish you never gonna see them.
I don’t think we’ve ever had an alate problem… I’ve seen them around outside sometimes but never inside. I do, however, have a problem with fruit flies everywhere. They’re much smaller but just as annoying. :( Also the northeast coast of the US is supposed to be getting a lot of cicadas this summer, so that should be interesting…
I know a lot of species of insects are attracted to light, so sometimes if you leave a dish of water or juice out they’ll all collect in it overnight because they’re attracted to the light reflecting off the surface of the liquid. Also I heard ants and alates don’t like vinegar? So maybe putting out some vinegar might make them go away?
I love insects, but not in my house.