“Lovebug Swarm 1” by kakela is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

Danny and Joe welcome callers’ questions each week on the Today’s Homeowner Radio Show.

Here’s a question from our Sept. 14 broadcast:

Braedon in Alabama says, “This time of year we are in what’s called lovebug season.  I keep finding them inside my house even when I know a door or a window hasn’t been opened. How are they finding a way inside?”

We tell Braedon he could use a flashlight to see if there are any openings in the surface of the door. 

Also, many thresholds are adjustable.  All he would need to do is loosen the screws to lift the threshold. 

Joe mentions a homemade spray formula: Braedon will need to mix one cup of water, three tablespoons of mouthwash and three tablespoons of dish soap.

Listen to the embedded audio clip above for the answer!
Read the blog from the Sept. 14 show and listen to the full broadcast here.

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Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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