Bugs in computer hardware (real ones)

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Feb 8 20:16:17 CST 2007

On 8 Feb 2007 at 14:28, Billy Pettit wrote:

> What they add is saliva, which dries extremely hard, like a varnish.  What
> I've done with these nests which I find in the eaves occasionally, is just
> simply water.  If I'm worried about the finish (or in your case, the
> components) I use a thin sponge taped over the nest.  Keep it soaked by
> watering every day.  Usually a week is enough for the nest to fall off.  It
> leaves a ring that I take off with a white (no scratch) Scotch Brite pad and
> warm water.

I don't have that luxury---the eaves are too far above the ground.  A 
pressure washer does nicely.  It may do well on this board, but I'd 
advise caution.   Another idea is to find someone with an ultrasonic 
cleaning tank--it might well get the blasted thing out.


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