Yikes!! Spring always brings these giant "mosquito-like" bugs. Learn all about them, their habits, and control.
These bizarre pest facts can help us feel less afraid of bugs and other creepy crawling critters. Some of these facts prove that bugs can be entertaining and stranger than science fiction.
DIY roach extermination that is both cheap and effective. Tips and tricks from someone who's been there and done it.
Plagued by yellow jacket wasps? These aren't easy to get rid of. I tried a variety of solutions and found one that worked for me. Here's my experience.
We'll discuss three ways to kill rats—poison, traps, zappers—and our experience with each method. We prefer the zappers. We'll also discuss other rat control suggestions.
Booklice do not bite, transmit disease, or damage food or fabric, but holy cow...are they aggravating! This article will show you how to find and get rid of them.
Most households experience a rodent infestation at least once, but if you're not too keen on lethal methods, here are five simple ways to get rid of mice without killing them.
Searching for the best mouse trap is useless unless you do a little research first. How many traps do you need? Are you sure your squatters are mice and not rats? I cover these questions and share my mouse trap experiences.
Are you being eaten by invisible bugs? Does your skin itch and have you tried to kill whatever is causing your misery? Are you looking for answers and tired of dealing with the itching, biting, and general paranoia? Let's talk about what these insects might be and how to get rid of them.
Roly-polies, pill bugs or woodlice are harmless, but most people do not want them inside their homes. They are an essential link in breaking down organic matter, so why not learn to love them, not destroy them?
Diatomaceous earth can prevent and kill bed bugs, roaches, and some other bugs. DE's effectiveness is known, but consumers need to know how it works and how to use it. As with any bug-killing product, there are pros and cons. This method is slower acting, but some consider it to be safer.
Turns out Windex is a slightly less toxic solution for exterminating ants (for the humans, that is).
This article will give you an understanding of how fleas operate. Learn how to combat flea infestations.
Mosquitoes are annoying and transmit harmful diseases. The repellents available in the market are loaded with dangerous chemicals, so I've provided a list of 13 plants that can do the job naturally!
Quit spending thousands on exterminators in hopes of getting rid of bed bugs. Instead, kill bed bugs with these common household products, and sleep soundly through the night again.
Spiders are a great natural pest control. If you would like to get one out of your house without hurting it, follow these simple steps. Spiders may be the answer to chemical-free control of bugs.
Has your apartment been invaded by furry, uninvited guests? If so, it is time to contact your landlord.
This bug spray review contains an in-depth guide to using Suspend SC insecticide, including lots of pictures of labels! This product works well on bed bugs when used properly.
How to get rid of fruit flies with simple, effective, homemade traps, the best bait to use with no harmful chemicals. Plus how to disguise your traps!
Bedbugs are tiny and oval-shaped with antennae and six legs. They can be hard to spot because they move quickly, but with these tips you'll be able to identify bedbugs when they show up.
Flour moths, also called pantry moths, can infest any pantry where flours, cereals, grains, & nuts are not stored in solid plastic or glass containers. Learn how to get rid of and prevent flour moths.
Have ants been invading your home, but you don't want to use harsh chemicals to kill your little visitors? Here are some ways to naturally get rid of ants without killing them.
If you own a cat or dog, you may have encountered a problem in your household with some pesky little critters commonly known as fleas. As embarrassing as this problem may be, there is a way to rid your house and pets of fleas once and for all!
This article banishes the frightening myths about bed bugs and offers practical tips on how to defeat and exterminate these irritating little pests.
Bed bugs are the fastest growing pest emergency in the developed world. One in five Americans has had bed bugs or knows someone who has. This guide will help you identify if you have a bed bug infestation and provide you with tips for eradicating them.
Fleas are wingless, blood-sucking parasites that are notorious for the irritation they cause pets. But fleas can bite humans, too.
Kill pests with Hot Shot fogger. Understand effectiveness when eradicating fleas and bed bugs with bug bombs. Do use the fogger in tandem with Hot Shot spray. They work to get rid of bed bugs.
Learn how to get rid of pantry moths in your house for good... without pesticides or dangerous chemicals. Learn the tricks of how to avoid a reinfestation.
This is how I got rid of bed bugs in my home, by myself, using common household appliances to kill the bugs and eggs with heat. No costly exterminator, no poisons. You can exterminate bed bugs too!
Do you have an ant infestation in your home or garden? Ditch calling the pest control and get rid of them yourself. Click here to know more about ants, ant bait traps, how do ant traps work, and how to use them effectively!
Second generation rodent killing chemicals are indiscriminately poisoning our children, pets and wildlife. In fact, rodenticides are killing off the natural rodent controls at an alarming rate, leaving us to face the real possibility of a rodent infestation that‘s beyond help.
This guide will provide some detailed information about cockroaches, including how to identify them and how to get rid of a roach infestation in your home.
There is nothing worse than pouring a bowl of cereal and finding an extra buggy surprise! If your home has been invaded by insects, here are some ways to get rid of them for good.
What is a mud dauber wasp? Does it sting? Should you get rid of it? I share my personal experience as well as useful tips to help you decide whether or not to get rid of them—and how to do it correctly to prevent them from coming back.
Two weeks ago, I knew nothing about bed bugs; now I know more than I ever wanted to. This is my bed bug story. I sincerely hope it never becomes yours, but read on, and be prepared for the worst.
If woodpeckers are causing damage to your house, and driving you crazy with their drumming, then help is here! Find out why they do it, and how to stop them.
A pseudoscorpion closely resembles a poisonous scorpion, but this tiny guy is harmless to humans or pets. They are about a half-inch long (including pincers) and feed on insects and other arthropods.
Know how to check for bed bugs and bed bug bites is crucial in a time when bed their population numbers have exploded. Learn how to check for, prevent, and get rid of bed bug infestations.
Talstar Pro is a professional insecticide worthy of review. It's highly rated across all platforms. It does work indoor and outdoor on a variety of pests, like fleas, mosquitoes, spiders, and more.
If you've got a bed bug problem, don't immediately reach for a commercial product. These natural home remedies are much safer and just as effective.
Hornets are large and very interesting wasps. They build intricate nests from a mixture of wood fibers and saliva and have complex behaviors.
Hot Shot Bedbug & Flea Home Insect Killer is meant to be used in conjunction with Hot Shot Fogger to treat minor bed bug infestations. The pros and cons take the mystery out of this insect-killing spray. Using a professional exterminator is always best.
Each morning your new lawn appears to have been rolled back to expose dirt. What is going on, and what steps should be taken to fix the problem? Read on. . .
Have you noticed rats around your home, but are hesitant to use poisons? Here are some solutions for getting rid of rats without using poison or even harming the rats themselves.
Hate spiders? Here is a list of effective ways to get rid of them. Most of these methods are natural and won't harm you, the spider, or the environment.
Rats are dangerous! They can spread germs, destroy things in your home, and even start electrical fires. Rats and their fleas carry disease. Here are three recipes for homemade rat poison that work.
Some are surprised to learn that the white lint substance on their houseplant is actually a common pest called a mealybug. Learn how to identify, treat, and prevent mealybug infestations.
Nothing is worse than having a mouse in the house. Learn the pros and cons of 3 common mouse traps to find which is best for you.
Just the thought of bed bugs makes me itch! If you have ever dealt with them, you know how awful it can be. Here are some ways to treat and get rid of them for good!
Getting rid of bed bugs can be a pain, but it doesn't have to mean spending thousands of dollars on professional. Use these tips to get rid of bed bugs without an exterminator
These tips, provide the reader with a light and enjoyable way to get rid of annoying pests. Find a new use for Bounce fabric softener, peanut butter and baking soda. Goodbye Mosquitos, Wasps, Ants, Bugs.
What are gnats, what are they attracted to, how do I get rid of them, and how do I prevent them from coming back? Find in-depth answers and how-to instructions to eliminate gnats for good.
Silverfish are shiny, wingless insects that wriggle rapidly over the ground. They are nocturnal animals that feed on starches and can be destructive house pests.
Getting rid of a yellow jacket wasp nest can be a daunting and potentially dangerous prospect. It can sometimes be difficult to find the nest, especially when it is burrowed deep inside a hedge. Save money by discovering how to safely destroy a wasp nest all by yourself.
After my apartment was overrun with fleas, I successfully got rid of them using non-toxic methods. It took a lot of work, but I'm so glad I didn't use dangerous chemicals in my home!
Vinegar is an old-fashioned solution for bed bugs. This spray is a contact killer. It lacks residual effects, so it requires frequent treatment but can be used to kill a variety of creepy crawlers.
Bed bugs are nasty and dangerous. This article will show you photographs of bed bugs found in various places, and how to get rid of the little bloodsuckers!
Brown widow spiders are invading new parts of the country. As their range increases, so does your chance of finding one. This article will cover everything you need to know about the brown widow spider.
Seal your home tight to preventing bugs from traveling through the walls. Bed bugs cannot be exterminated with caulk, but a well-sealed home is less likely to get a deep infestation.
Do you think you have mice in your HVAC system? Did you know that mice feces are recirculated into the air you breathe? Learn how to spot a rodent infestation.
Bed bugs are no fun. I'll share twelve tips to get rid of them and keep them away! Learn more about bed bugs to best eliminate them.
Mice multiply. By the time you notice a pest mouse in your home, it is likely there are more—many more. Immediate action is required.
An informational guide to a few of the most commonly feared spiders found in American homes, some harmless and some potentially dangerous.
Learn how to squirrel-proof your bird feeder and stop those sneaky squirrels from stealing all of your seed!
Social and Solitary wasps are beneficial in many ways. When they intrude into your domain, how do you calm their aggressive nature and your immediate concern, getting stung.
I've become an expert in chipmunk behavior. If you are having troubles with these pesky little fellows, here's my comparison test of two kinds of traps.
Find out which two types of spider are the most dangerous in Florida. Learn what they look like, where they live and the effects of their venomous bites.
Ants are amazing - but are they intelligent? Does the fact that ants built complex cities and societies, farm other insects and raise crops mean that they have intelligence or is it all instinct?
Centipedes almost an inch wide and eleven or twelve inches long? Commonplace in Hawaii. It's very diffiult to kill them because they have a strong skeletal frame and an even stronger will.
Did some wasps decide to start a nest in or around your home and you need to get rid of it? This article will show you how to safely remove a wasp nest.
If you want to know how to get rid of slugs in your home for good, check out my top tips below. Having slugs outside is one thing, but finding them inside the house is just not acceptable.
Earwigs aren’t the worst insect nuisance that you have to deal with in your home and garden, but they are definitely one of the scary looking ones. Keep your home and yard earwig free using these simple steps.
Pictures of bed bug bites on kids help us learn to identify mystery rashes on children. Learn how to care for emotional, psychological, and physical damage done by bed bugs.
Find out how to identify and get rid of carpenter bees, plus learn how wood-boring bees cause damage and if they are dangerous to people. Carpenter bees are important for your local ecosystem, but in some situations they can cause the destruction of decks, furniture and, even homes.
Getting rid of bed bugs is not easy. There are many myths about them. This article uses confirmed scientific information combined with personal experience to help guide you through the process of ridding yourself of these annoying insects.
At any given time, you can find millions of dust mites living and feeding inside your bed, carpets, couch, clothes, and anywhere where dust tends to accumulate. You don't need chemicals to get rid of them. I'll share 12 natural ways that are guaranteed to kill and remove dust mites.
Leaf miners are a major problem in broad leaf plants. Use a combination of manual preventions and barriers to keep them out of your garden.
Learn about popular termite treatment methods: Cardboard traps, beneficial nematodes, boric acid, etc.
The most effective bed bug traps on the market are Expel and BuggyBeds. Price and application are the main differences between them. Here's my personal review of Bed Buggies and Expel pre-made bed bug traps, highlighting similarities and differences.
There are numerous species of flies and everyone of them carries a potential health threat straight into your home...
Here is how to kill bed bugs and get rid of those that have infested your home or workplace without using chemicals or pesticides, but by using steam.
These tables and guides educate individuals about how to kill bed bugs. These DIY treatment preparation sheets and tables may increase chances of getting rid of bed bugs for good. Use the free bed bug inspection checklist to move through the step-by-step process.
Use these plans to make a DIY organic mosquito trap. The secret with this homemade trap is adding yeast to the bait mixture.
Fleas are disgusting, disease-ridden, relentlessly breeding mini-vampires. They are miserable to pets and humans. They also have the potential for illness and death. Here's how to destroy them!