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Old 08-28-2006, 12:43 PM  
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ok - I heard that if you paint your eaves and under your porches on your house blue (baby blue was used specifically - but I'm not sure it matters) that spiders and wasps won't gather there. I started to file this in the wives tale category, until I realized that my sister never has these pests accumulating on her house - and guess what color her house is? blue! I was talking to another friend about this - and she said her brother lives on the water and he painted his dock shed blue - and it works.

Has anyone else heard this before?

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Old 07-21-2011, 07:21 PM  
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Yeah, Tom Silva on "This Old House" pointed this out one day. He say's the baby blue paint fools them into thinking they are looking at the sky and move on.
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