Author Topic: How to keep earwigs and other bugs out of contactors  (Read 2666 times)

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How to keep earwigs and other bugs out of contactors
« on: September 16, 2011, 01:41:05 PM »
Does any body have any good ideas on how to prevent earwigs from getting into contactors in open, ventilated condensing units?

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Re: How to keep earwigs and other bugs out of contactors
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2011, 05:04:58 PM »
They sell a contactor with a cover over the paddle to prevent your problem, it costs about $10.  Also try using a boric acid powder, and sprinkle it around your condensing unit.