Earwigs are active at night; they hide in cracks during the day. They like to live under rocks and logs and in mulch. They are known to eat plants and insects. During the winter earwigs hide underground in small burrows, where in the spring they lay their eggs. She tends the eggs until they hatch. Since Earwigs are attracted to light they become a nuisance on porches and patios. They may enter your home in search of food.
Signs of an Earwig Infestation
Earwigs are often found in kitchens, bathrooms, and laundries. In order to control earwigs it is important to eliminate their hiding places, if these hiding places are not eliminated, insecticides usually will not control earwigs very well.