As I say, you can keep on top of them with more traditional remedies, but you never really 'get rid' of them. Ficam will do that for you. I'd really recommend mixing up some of your own concoctions. If you're a smoker, or know a smoker, cigarette buts soaked in water make a pretty good insecticide. Hence why wild birds like to line their nests with the fluffy filters. Keeps the critters away. Neem oil, as I suggested, is good and works by interfering with their breeding cycle. Diatom, Ant powder, at alternate times (stops them becoming resistant), salt water (breaks down their outer shell), boiling water. When using anything with water, add a few drops of horticultural soap, or good old fairy liquid. It helps with removing the surface tension, so the water will actually wet the insects, rather than just run straight off them
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