2015

How To Prevent Mosquitoes In Your Yard

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Mosquitoes can be very frustrating pests to deal with. Not only can their bites be painful and itchy, but they can also transmit certain illnesses, such as West Nile Virus. This is why you want to do everything you can to keep the mosquitoes out of your yard so your family can go outside without being bothered. You can learn about ways to decrease the appearance of mosquitoes in your yard by reading this article.…

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The Dangers Of Wasp Infestation

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Paper wasps are a common sight in many areas in the United States. They are responsible for building intriguing paper nests by chewing up wood and using the pulp as a construction material. The nests often hang from trees, garages, and the eaves of your home. The paper wasp is a useful and yet sometimes dangerous insect. If they are too close to your home, you will need to have them removed.…

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Three Myths About Termites That Might Do You In

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Termites are undoubtedly pesky creatures. They’ll chew your home, fence, or woodpile to bits, costing you thousands of dollars. Thus, most people seek to keep these insects away – and if they do see evidence of them, they do all they can to try to get rid of them. Unfortunately, some common myths about termites cause some homeowners to make mistakes when attempting to control or eradicate them. Don’t fall prey to these myths!…

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3 Natural And Effective Ways To Eliminate Termites

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If termites are making themselves at home on your front porch’s wooden railing, learn some effective and natural ways to eliminate them and prevent them from coming back. The following methods are safe to use and will provide you with visible results within a few days. Materials citrus oil lint free cloths soapy water boric acid vinegar  spray bottle Citrus Oil  D-Limonene is an ingredient in citrus cleaning oil and is found in the peels of citrus fruit.…

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What Do Bed Bugs Look Like? And Other Frequently Asked Questions About Bed Bugs

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Bed bugs are difficult to identify, detect and eliminate. The more you know about bed bugs, the quicker you’ll be able to identify your problem and seek professional help.   Q: Where do bed bugs live? A: Bed bugs prefer to live near their food source, humans. True to their name, bed bugs live in mattresses and headboards. Bed bugs will also survive in a variety of places including wallpaper, in book pages, car seats, couches and recliners.…

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Two Zoonotic Pests That Are Interdependent On Each Other And Why You Should Completely Destroy Them

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Zoonotic is a word that refers to the cross-contamination of one parasite or pest on one animal host to another. Usually, this refers to the concern that bug pests that harm and infect dogs, cats and other pets can also cause harm in or on human hosts. The life cycle of some of these pests is such that it gives rise to even more serious pests, which can kill pets and make humans very sick.…

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Getting Rid Of Fruit Flies In Your Kitchen

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If you have fruit flies in your kitchen, they can drive you crazy. Not only will they land on all your food, which is very bothersome, but they will also zip around your head relentlessly. You will, of course, want to get them out of your kitchen as quickly as possible. This article will offer you a few methods you can use to keep your kitchen free of fruit flies.…

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4 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Paper Wasps

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Paper wasps don’t get as much press as yellow jackets or hornets do, but they’re still a big problem for homeowners across the country. Here are four things you need to know about paper wasps. How can you identify paper wasps? Paper wasps are sometimes thought of as a single type of wasp, but they’re actually a family of wasps with similar characteristics. There are twenty two different species of paper wasps in North America, and they all make their nests out of paper.…

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Tips To Get Rid Of Bees

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Bees are amazing creatures. Within a few hours, they can have a swarm that is building a hive around your home and yard. This can be a beautiful sight, but it can also be very dangerous to you and your family. There are many ways to get rid of bees, such as using pesticides. You can also call in a professional bee keeper to remove the bees and relocate them to a safer place.…

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5 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Black And Yellow Mud Daubers

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Honeybees and yellow jackets get a lot of attention, but they’re not the only yellow and black flying insects that you may encounter in your backyard. You may also encounter a lesser known pest, the black and yellow mud dauber. Here are five things you need to know about these pests. How do you identify these pests? Black and yellow mud daubers are usually about one inch long and are very slender.…

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