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Preventing Worms in a Garage

We just received the following question from a reader, “How can I prevent worms in my garage?” She didn’t go into detail about a specific scenario or type of worm, but we will make do with the information we have.

We think that she is likely referring to millipedes, centipedes, or earthworms, because these are the worms that are most commonly discovered in houses and their surrounding areas (like garages). Following some relatively simple steps can prevent all of these worm types.

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Since all of these worms need a moist environment to survive, our reader should eliminate all excess moisture from her garage. Using a dehumidifier can accomplish this. She should also make sure the doors and windows of the garage are tightly sealed. Any openings or cracks are a possible entryway for the worms. Next, she should clean up the outside of the garage, removing leaf litter and sweeping the sidewalks. These steps should prevent worms from feeling at home in her garage.

To summarize, one of our readers asked us how to prevent worms in her garage. We provided some steps that should accomplish this.

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