Getting Rid of Invisible Biting Bugs
When you are having trouble identifying what insect is biting you, they can be difficult to get rid of. This is a guide about getting rid of invisible biting bugs.
Using Lime to Keep Snakes Away
A mixture of hydrogenated lime and granulated sulfur may keep snakes away. Mothballs should not be used as pest control. It is harmful to humans and pets and is not effective at deterring snakes.
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Photos and Information
This is a guide about the Eastern tent caterpillar. The sure sign that you have an infestation of tent caterpillars is their silky webbed nests covering your trees. While it can make for an interesting photo, the caterpillars are quite destructive and can easily eat all of the leaves off of your trees.
Diatomaceous Earth for Insect Control
To safely kill bugs you can use food grade diatomaceous earth. It is a powder that is the fossilized remains of marine phytoplankton. It is sharp, and cuts the insects. This is a guide about diatomaceous earth for insect control.
Plastic Bottle Fruit Fly Trap
We have tried many things to get rid of fruit flies in our home, and this is hands down the easiest, cheapest, and most effective way. One of the most important things in order to catch them is the bait you put out. Fruit flies can be more attracted to some things more than others.
What Are Hedge Apples Good For?
This is a guide about what hedge apples are good for. The hedge apple or Osage orange may look like an orange but it is actually a member of the mulberry family. While many people claim that they are a good natural pest repellent, it is only in concentrated amounts that it is effective. It is generally not eaten by people or wildlife.
Getting Rid of Red Ants
Getting rid of red ants can be a chore. Depending on where they are, inside or in your yard or garden, will define the method or products you use to get rid of them. This is a guide about getting rid of red ants.
Can a Peppermint Air Freshener Repel Mice?
Despite testimonials from some homeowners about the wonders of peppermint oil for repelling mice, many more find that it had no effect. This is a guide about, "Can a peppermint air freshener repel mice?".
Preventing Pests Around House Foundation
On a recent visit from our pest company, they mentioned that we really need a plant free border around our house. Plants that touch the side of your house allow bugs to get past the pest spray. We removed almost all of our plants and cut away the grass, creating a 2ft wide border around the house.
How to Make a Carpenter Bee Trap
Carpenter bees can destroy the wood in your home. Use this simple trick to capture carpenter bees. This is a guide about making a carpenter bee trap.
Getting Rid of Carpenter Bees
Carpenter bees will attack the wood trim and porches around your home making holes and tunnels for nesting. This is a guide about getting rid of carpenter bees.
Getting Rid of Sugar Ants in the Kitchen?
Short of calling an exterminator for sugar ants, boric acid or even 20 Mule Team Borax laundry powder mixed with Karo syrup can be used to eliminate the ants. Take care to keep the mixture away from areas accessible to children and pets. This is a guide about getting rid of sugar ants in the kitchen.