Keep Your Favorite Hiding Spots Pest free with @HotShot Insecticides #HotShot

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Thinking back to before I relocated to Georgia, what I knew about bugs was very limited. If the bugs were outside the house, I left them alone. If an insect happened to make its way into the the house, they were disposed of quickly. The worst I ever had to deal with was a wasp nest and then DH stepped in to take care of it. Who knew that when I moved South, the bugs would be so large they could easily wear combat boots? Obviously all the realtors were sworn to secrecy or carried a personal arsenal of Hot Shot® Insecticides.

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Picture it. Sicily. No. Really it was my master bathroom, but I love a good Golden Girls reference. I was rubbing the sleep from my eyes as I headed into the bathroom to take a shower. I opened the shower stall to start the water, and there it was – a HUGE palmetto bug! I jumped back a few feet and let out a yelp. For the record, I totally prefer coffee to wake me up in the morning, not a 3 inch bug flying towards my face.

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For those that aren’t familiar with the heinous palmetto bug, they are a species of roach {shudder}, but have wings and prefer damp conditions. Hence the attraction to the shower stall. That morning, I didn’t care what type of bug it was, only that it would go away asap. Using Hot Shot® Insecticides in my home, allows me to rest easy knowing bugs won’t get comfortable.

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Anywhere I think palmetto bugs may show up, I pretreat with a few sprays of Hot Shot® Ant & Roach Plus Germ Killer. Well, I don’t spray personally, but I definitely oversee the job to make sure it gets done.

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For me, there was no hiding in the bathroom with a huge bug, so I high tailed it out of there. I do however like to hide in my bedroom once in a while to read in peace, away from the kids. Do you have a secret hiding place in your house or do your kids? If so, the Hot Shot® Insecticides team wants to see it!

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Take a photo of a place you or your kids like to hide and upload it to the Hot Shot® Facebook page here and you will be entered for a chance to win a variety of sweet prizes. The Photo Sweepstakes from the hidden bug experts at Hot Shot® started August 1st and ends August 31st so hurry over to enter now!

  • EACH WEEK (4 Total Winners)
  • $100 Visa® Gift Card
  • GRAND PRIZE (1 Winner)
  • $1,000 American Airlines® gift card
  • $1,000 Marriott Hotels® gift card
  • $2,500 Visa® Gift Card to spend on your trip
  • Official rules here. The winner for this week could be you! You won’t know unless you enter.


How do you make sure bugs don’t get comfortable or feel at home in your house?



This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hot Shot® Insecticides.



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