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Food dropped in a crack... worried about bugs


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Food dropped in a crack... worried about bugs

evagram | Nov 10, 2013 08:06 AM

For some reason, in my kitchen, they installed the cabinets with a two-inch gap between the wall and where it ends. On the floor of the gap, they have tried to fill it with plaster, but did not get very far so it like just jagged edges. Anything small that falls in can never come out because it will be trapped into the spikes of the dried plaster.

Last Night I was cutting raw butternut squash into 1/2 inch cubes and one piece fell into that gap. I tried to get it out with a long stick but obviously just pushed it in further. I'm worried about cockroaches now or even maggots developing. What can I do to prevent this from happening??? Please help!!

Or, I'm also asking: what happens to a raw piece of butternut squash as it decomposes? will it rot and get disgusting or just dried up?

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