Hornets are large and very interesting wasps. They build intricate nests from a mixture of wood fibers and saliva and have complex behaviors.
Fleas are wingless, blood-sucking parasites that are notorious for the irritation they cause pets. But fleas can bite humans, too.
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.
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!
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.
This article banishes the frightening myths about bed bugs and offers practical tips on how to defeat and exterminate these irritating little pests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Do you have problems with wild ducks hovering around your pool? They may look cute but can cause problems when they start pooping in and around your pool.
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.
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, and say goodbye to mosquitoes, wasps, ants, and other bugs.
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.
Use these plans to make a DIY organic mosquito trap. The secret with this homemade trap is adding yeast to the bait mixture.
DIY roach extermination that is both cheap and effective. Tips and tricks from someone who's been there and done it.
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!
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.
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.
So you have spotted the nests of the pine processionary caterpillar in the pine trees in, or near your garden,and want to know how to get rid of them, safely. If you live in southern Europe, at certain times of the year, usually starting December/ January, you will notice what seems to be a silky white nest of what could be cotton wool high up in a pine tree.
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!
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.
Roly-polies, pill bugs or woodlice are harmless, but most people don't want them indoors. They help break down organic matter, so why not learn to love them, not destroy them?
An informational guide to a few of the most commonly feared spiders found in American homes, some harmless and some potentially dangerous.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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. . .
Rodent-killing chemicals are indiscriminately poisoning our children, pets, and wildlife and killing off the natural rodent controls at an alarming rate. This article will break down the dangers of rodenticides and how to control your rodent problem through less environmentally destructive measures.
Turns out Windex is a slightly less toxic solution for exterminating ants (for the humans, that is).
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.
These tables and guides are meant to educate individuals about the possible steps involved in bed bug removal. Together they create an outline for the step-by-step processes involved to get rid of bed bugs for good.
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.
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.
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!
Learn about popular termite treatment methods: Cardboard traps, beneficial nematodes, boric acid, etc.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Kill pests with Hot Shot fogger. This honest customer reviews covers pros and cons of the product. Do use the fogger in tandem with Hot Shot spray. They work to get rid of bed bugs.
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.
This article will give you an understanding of how fleas operate. Learn how to combat flea infestations.
Have a roach problem? Use these natural remedies to rid yourself of roaches. Not only are they natural, they are also cheap and effective!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Learn how to squirrel-proof your bird feeder and stop those sneaky squirrels from stealing all of your seed!
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Removing fleas from your home requires an understanding of the flea life cycle and the conditions that allow them to reproduce. Learn how to remove these insects from your home in three steps.
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.
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.