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How To Get Rid Of Palmetto Bugs

Palmetto bug is a name that is used to describe the Florida woods cockroach, its scientific name is Eurycotis floridana. It is often found on palmetto trees, which is how it got its name. It is commonly found in Florida and other nearby coastal areas, and is one of the largest cockroach species found in [...]

How To Kill Brown Recluse Spiders

Brown recluse spiders are perhaps one of the most dreaded household pests that are found in some parts of the United States, most commonly through the central south and Midwestern states. Brown recluse spiders are nocturnal creatures who feed on other insects such as caterpillars, cockroaches or even other spiders. These pests who prefer hiding [...]

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How To Kill Gnats In The House

Gnats are tiny two-winged flies that almost resemble mosquitoes. As a matter of fact, some species of mosquito fall under the general definition of "gnat." These insects fly around in large swarms and they can be very annoying. However, to prevent them from swarming around your home, you can take the necessary measures by getting rid [...]

How To Kill Silverfish Bugs

Silverfish bugs are wingless insects about an inch in size, bluish silver in color and have a hard exoskeleton. They have two long antennas on their head and three prominent tails on the rear. The number of female eggs usually varies depending on their species, and may range from 2-20 eggs a day. They are [...]

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How To Kill Bed Bugs Yourself

Bed bugs are turning out to be a very big global problem. These pests have conquered the news headlines lately, most especially in the United States wherein infestations are being reported on a habitual basis. The most susceptible areas would be those big city centers with a lot of people in a small area. It [...]

How To Kill Termites Yourself

Termites can cause significant damage to woodwork as well as the furnishings in buildings. Reports show that in some countries a loss of up to 10% of the total capital outlay of buildings is attributed to termite destruction. Great question! Termites have special protozoa in their digestive system that helps them to digest wood. Wood [...]

How To Kill Roaches With Borax

Roaches are probably a common nuisance that households across the world have to deal with. According to some studies roaches are the only living species that are likely to survive a nuclear attack, if it ever happens. This is because these creatures live in tiny creaks and crevices within your home which neither you nor [...]

How To Kill Ants Naturally – 11 Natural Methods

Ants are known as one of the most difficult pests to eliminate, particularly after they have established in the home. Outside the house, these pests play an integral role in balancing ecology by feeding on dead insects, decomposing tissues from dead animals and even other pests. However, ant invasion in the house is an annoying [...]

How To Kill Roaches Naturally – 4 Natural Methods

Roaches not only occur as a result of unsanitary conditions, contrary to the common belief that they do. For instance, it is indeed very possible to get at least one roach even in the cleanest places around your home. Also, they can be brought about by certain climatic condition but in most cases their main [...]

How To Kill Lice Naturally – 4 Natural Methods

Head lice are wingless insects that are easily transmitted with no indication of poor hygiene as its leading cause. This insect is one of the most difficult to exterminate insects known by man because it can survive for up to 30 days on a small amount of blood obtained from an individual’s scalp. Research has [...]

How To Kill Mold Naturally – 3 Natural Methods

Mold is considered to be a major health hazard. Consequently, home and business owners should seek to remove it as soon as it discovered. This harmful substance is responsible for numerous health including allergies and asthma. While there are other health conditions suspected like dizziness and reduction in reflex time, some of the research has [...]

How To Kill Lice Eggs

Lice eggs are more commonly referred to as the nits. Lice refer to the parasites which infest the scalp of people. They are basically transmitted by person to person contact and can sometimes be also get transmitted by clothes. Let us have a look at the following steps on how to kill lice eggs. Be [...]

How To Kill Carpenter Ants Yourself

Carpenter ants are one of the largest ants and they reside both indoors as well as outdoors. They habit moist places, decaying areas and also wood that is hollow. In order to form nest, they usually cut galleries into the wood grain and they provide the passage ways for moving from one section of the [...]

How To Kill Fruit Flies Naturally

If you have ever had your home infested by fruit flies, you must know how difficult it is to get rid of them. They breed very fast, and can even survive for a long time after you have disposed all your suspect vegetables and fruits. Winning a battle against fruit flies needs persistence and patience. [...]

How To Kill Mold On Wood

Wood is a magnet for mold, especially the toxic black molds. If you live in a humid area the risks of mold growing on wood is much higher. In humid southern states it is pretty much a guarantee that it will grow when the conditions are right. However, mold is not a death sentence to [...]

How To Kill Roaches Yourself – 2 Effective Methods

Getting rid of roaches in any home can be a very frustrating task. Although the job of killing termites may appear to be too big for the avrage homeowner, it does not have to be as long as the owner is equipped with the right information. When a homeowner is dealing with a roach infestation, [...]

How To Kill Ants Yourself

Ants are very common pests in many places in the world. If they do not interfere with human life, ants provide many benefits for example they help to kill other pests such as bedbugs and fleas. It is important to note that bedbugs will be driven by their quest to find food. This means that [...]

How To Kill Fruit Flies Yourself – 8 Ways

One fly species that commonly infests homes is the fruit fly. Fruit flies, scientifically classified as Drosophila melanogaster, are a little easier to identify than houseflies. Fruit flies have tan bodies and red eyes and are usually small in size. These fruit flies are distributed all over the world, too, so most areas with human [...]

How To Kill Lice Yourself

Head lice are the parasites that may infest your scalp. They’re usually transmitted by way of person-to-person contact, but can sometimes be transmitted through clothes or any other means. Lice infestations, in many cases, are a problem with school-aged kids, but could affect anyone. They’re rarely found in adults. Treating lice could be a lengthy [...]

How To Kill Mold Yourself – 8 Steps To DIY

If you or any in your household suddenly suffers persistent respiratory problems with no apparent cause, it is high time you suspect if mold is present in your home. Nasal congestion, coughing, and sneezing are the common symptoms of an allergy reaction to mold. Continued exposure to this can even lead to chronic lung problems, [...]