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#11001535 - 07/26/15 02:18 PM Haint Blue paint for a dock?
DanD14 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 138
Loc: Richland Chambers, mostly
Has anyone tried painting the underside of their dock haint blue to keep mud daubers away? If so, please let me know how it works for you. Howard "The Dirt Doctor" Garrett recommended it the other day in a radio spot. His website isn't quite as positive as the radio spot, but I'm thinking of trying it. Thanks.
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#11001797 - 07/26/15 05:15 PM Re: Haint Blue paint for a dock? [Re: DanD14]
TCK73 Online   content
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Registered: 03/26/15
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Loc: Jack County
I have painted the under side of my deer stands sky blue and it stopped the paper wasps from building nests there. I'm know a guy that painted the underside of his covered porches sky blue, and he stopped them as well.

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#11001863 - 07/26/15 05:52 PM Re: Haint Blue paint for a dock? [Re: DanD14]
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Back when porches were actually used, nearly all would be painted light blue to deter the wasp
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#11003863 - 07/27/15 06:20 PM Re: Haint Blue paint for a dock? [Re: DanD14]
DanD14 Offline
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Thanks for the replies.
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#11003876 - 07/27/15 06:29 PM Re: Haint Blue paint for a dock? [Re: DanD14]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Blue tape around the water exit on your motor, they will stop it up .
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#11004108 - 07/27/15 08:33 PM Re: Haint Blue paint for a dock? [Re: Rudy Lackey]
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Originally Posted By: Rudy Lackey
Blue tape around the water exit on your motor, they will stop it up .


thanks cheers
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#11026265 - 08/07/15 04:33 AM Re: Haint Blue paint for a dock? [Re: DanD14]
Fritz423 Offline
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Registered: 04/25/12
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Why would the color matter/
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#11026598 - 08/07/15 08:49 AM Re: Haint Blue paint for a dock? [Re: DanD14]
thrashfish Offline
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Registered: 03/10/10
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Loc: Cleveland TX
insects and birds think that it is the sky and they don't build nests in the sky.

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