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Pest Control

Bugs

This page contains tips and information for identifying and eliminating unwanted bugs in your home and yard.

Getting Rid of Bugs in Pantry

I have been told that leaves from eucalyptus trees on the shelves and in containers will keeps bugs out of food. Is this true? I'm sorry. I don't know how to do photos on the computer.

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Getting Rid of Tiny Bugs in Kitchen
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Bugs in Stored Wooden Bowl

I have what look like little brown worms in my wooden salad bowl. I rarely use it, but when I do I either find one alive or the shell of what was there. What is it? How do I get rid of them? Are they harmful?

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Tiny Black Bugs on Kitchen Floor

I have had these tiny bugs on my kitchen floor for 5 days now. I've used fogger bombs, and boric acid around perimiter of floor. I sweep. They seem to be coming out from fridge and stove sides. Nothing seems to be working.

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Identifying Bugs in House
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Getting Rid of Tiny Orange Biting Bugs
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Butterfly Net As Bug Catcher

No photo, but a great tip. Use a dollar store butterfly net to cover the bug, then use your shoe. No bug spray needed.

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Getting Rid of Little Black Biting Bugs
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Getting Rid of Black Bugs in Kitchen
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Identifying a Tiny Black Biting Bug

My husband and I were outdoors at a park by a lake having a picnic and he was bitten by a little teeny tiny black shinny pin like beetle bug. What is it? The bite spot stung.

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Garden Bug That Bites and Jumps

I am being overrun with bugs and have no idea what they are. They have come from my garden, whenever I'm out there I'll notice that the bottom of my jeans gets covered in these bugs, maybe 20 or so at once.

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Getting Rid of Invisible Biting Bugs

I keep finding little bug bites on my 3 year old's arms, I have searched her bed and no bugs, checked my cat and no bugs. Somehow these bug bites continue to appear each morning so something is biting her and then disappearing.

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Bugs on the Window Sills

On occasion I have found these small black or dark bugs, that when I look closely, have white stripes on them. They are mostly in the window sills, but I also have found a few when I swept my kitchen floor. So now I'm getting a new broom and cleaning out the vacuum.

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Getting Rid of Ladybugs Inside

I have been in my room and I have been finding ladybugs in the strangest places. My dad thinks that they are coming from the attic, but I have no patience anymore! I need help to try to get them out of my room.

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Small Biting Bugs

I don't know what they are. They are very little, even smaller than a mosquito. They are hard and black. They are flying all the time in my room, trying to bite me and drinking my blood. I have already killed a lot, but still they are in my room.

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Getting Rid of June Bugs
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Use Heat to Exterminate Bed Bugs

I live in an apartment for senior citizens and we had a few bedbug incidences. They called in an exterminator and they use heat to get rid of them. I was really scared and went and got plastic covers for my box spring and mattress.

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Identifying and Controlling Chinch Bugs
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Identifying Black and White Biting Bugs

I have a plant that's has white and black bugs. The flowers are red; I think nickname is called rowdy. My questions is why do these come in the house and bite?

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Getting Rid of Tiny Biting Black Bugs

I feel very desperate as to how to get rid of these annoying little bugs. First of all, I have to tell you that I am hundred percent sure they are not fleas nor bed bugs.

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Tiny Black Bugs Infesting Pantry

We have very, tiny black bugs that have infested our pantry. They look like a speck of dirt until they move. They have infested our cereals and dry foods, such as soup mix. They move very slowly.

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Getting Rid of Little Brown Flying Bugs

I have these little brown bugs with little wings in my room. I cleaned it to see if they would leave, but they are still here. How do I get rid of them without making my room smell awful?

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Tiny Black Biting Bugs in Bed

For a while, I've been getting a bunch of bites all over my body and they itch a lot. I think I have over 50 now. I searched through my bed and found tiny black dot looking bugs.

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Getting Rid of Ladybugs

I live in the city of Rochester. I need to know the most humane way to get rid of these pesky ladybugs that are invading my apartment. I have told my landlord, but they won't do anything about it.

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Keeping No See Ums from Biting

I recently retired and I'm spending the winters in Florida. I have a bad allergic reaction to the (no see ums bites). I get bitten all over my legs, it's unbearable. I heard that B12 helps to prevent bites. Does anyone have any input?

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Getting Rid of Small Black Biting Bugs in Kitchen

How do I get rid of tiny black bugs? We've had them since last summer. Recently I found out they're coming in through the window over our sink. Last summer they had infested all of our cabinets. They look like a dot and grow to almost the size of a piece of rice.

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Getting Rid of Bed Bugs

How do I get rid of bed bugs?

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Getting Rid of Centipedes

What do centipedes hate?

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Getting Rid of Centipedes in the Apartment

I recently moved to the first floor of the house I live in. Every single night I'm killing a centipede on my ceiling or wall! It's absolutely disgusting. I can't even sleep in my bedroom. I never had this problem when I lived upstairs.

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Getting Rid of Crickets Outside
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Ridding Home of Centipedes

I would like to know how to get rid of centipedes in my house.

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Tiny Spiders in the Toilet Bowl

I have quite a few tiny little "spiders", orangey brown in colour, in my toilet bowl. When I flush, they come back and seem to be trying to get out. What are they and are they dangerous/do they bite?Thanks.

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No See Um Bug Spray

Where can I buy the spray in Seneca, South Carolina?

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Bugs on Terrace Tree Getting into House

I have an outdoor terrace tree that blows, insects into my condo and I believe mites as well. I have monthly extermination, but it has been no help. How can I keep my apt. clean and void of this problem?

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Getting Rid of Roaches

I am seeing roaches all the time. I have been using boric acid under all the appliances and furniture. I have used Ortho spray on all base boards, completely cleaned out all cabinets and sprayed inside as well.

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Identifying Little Black Biting Bugs
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Tiny Black Biting Bugs

My husband and I have been finding tiny black bugs with yellow mini sized spots on their backs. At first they were only in our bedroom, now they are in our window frames, bathrooms, and many places in our upstairs living area. I am the only one with bites and rash on me.

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Bugs in Kitchen

I noticed a few small brownish reddish bugs in my kitchen. I have lived on Maui for over six years and this is the first time ever seeing them. They appear to be more round in shape then long and slender. I had a box of Milk Bones for my dog and that is where I found the majority of them.

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Tiny Black Bugs in Bed
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Getting Rid of Stink Bugs

How do get rid of them?

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Ladybugs in the House

I live in the northeast and I am curious to know if anyone else is having a problem with ladybugs. For the past five years I have been inundated with them in the fall season. Now I am noticing them in the start of the spring season.

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Getting Rid of Sand Fleas
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How Do I get Rid of Stink Bugs?

I recently moved to an area that is overwhelmed by stink bugs. They get into my house, my garden, etc. We have tried the traps, sprays, and granules. Is there a solution to getting rid of these nasty stinkers?

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Getting Rid of Bed Bugs

What do bed bug bites look like and how to I get rid of bedbugs?

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Identifying Small Brown Bugs
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Identifying Small Brown Bugs

What is this bug? It is small, brown, smooth backed, with a small crack down the center. It dies easily when upsidedown.

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Getting Rid of Centipedes Inside Your Home
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Getting Rid of Bedbugs

We have bedbugs in the apartments where I live. They haven't reached my apt yet. How do I get rid of bedbugs or prevent them?

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Keeping Bugs Away When Sitting Outdoors
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Very Tiny Flying Biting Bugs

Only very recently I have bites on my ankles almost like mossie bites and they leave a tiny pink spots (like mossie bite after they stop itching). Today I caught them on me, it's black very tiny.

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Pet Safe Method of Getting Rid of Cockroaches

I saw a solution that uses baking soda, powdered sugar, and boric acid. I have cats and I want to make sure I don't kill my cats while killing the cockroaches.

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Flea-like Splinter Looking Bugs on Cats

I live in a log cabin in the woods. We have indoor cats that never go out. Recently they have gotten bugs that look like black splinters and jump like fleas. It makes them itch constantly. They jump on humans too and bite, but don't make us swell up. I can't get rid of them. Any suggestions?

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Getting Rid of Lady Bugs Inside

What is the recipe for lavender oil and vinegar to get rid of lady bugs and how do I use it?

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Getting Rid of Bedbugs

What are the steps to kill bedbugs? How do you clean the sheets with splattered blood and feces from bedbugs?

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Red and Black Flying Bugs

I have red and black bugs outside my back door. They are also getting into the house the adult ones can fly; the babies are all red.

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Getting Rid of Lady Bugs
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Black Biting Bugs

I am having a problem with tiny, black biting bugs. You feel it on your skin and it's gone like a flash of lightning. It bites leaving a terrible itch and small bump. What can this be?

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Getting Rid of Tiny Flying Black Bugs

I have tiny black bugs flying around in my kitchen and living room. What are they and more importantly, how do I get rid of them?

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Getting Rid of Tiny Microscopic Bugs

My daughter is having the same problem with tiny microscopic bugs. She says they eat the soles of her shoes, are in her clothing, her hair ties, on her skin, in drawers, and even on the animals. She said some are black and tiny like flea poop. Some she described sound like clover mites can anyone help?

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Tiny White Biting Bugs

I have tiny white, lint like, airborne biting bugs. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

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Getting Rid of Crickets in the House
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Tiny Black Bugs in Bathroom
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Getting Rid of Cave Crickets

Are there any cheap ways to get rid of cave crickets? I get them in my garage which is below my house. I know they aren't dangerous, but they are pretty hideous to look at and if you kill one another one will come along and eat it. That's gross. I hear they will continue to multiply and infest if not taken care of.

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Grasshoppers of Biblical Proportions
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Getting Rid of Stink Bugs

How do you get rid of stink bugs? I don't have a photo.

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Getting Rid of Tiny Red Bugs Inside

The tiny red bugs came in the window ever since it got nice outside. They are really small. I just want to know what can I do to get rid of them!

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Tiny Red and Brown Bugs

I have tiny red and brown bugs in my apartment. I've been living here for 2 years and haven't had any before and it's driving me nuts. How do I get rid of these tiny red and brown bugs? Where did they come from? Please help, my lease is up in 2 months.

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Clorox To Kill Tiny Reddish Brown Bugs

Someone asked the question as to how to kill these little reddish brown bugs that look like a speck of dirt or a bit bigger and you don't know it's a bug unless you see it move.. Spray them with Clorox.

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Black Biting Bugs

I have had a problem with something biting on my feet and legs in my office off and on for 3 years. We have tried shampooing, pesticides, bug bombs, etc. We now sleep in our living room because they have taken over our room.

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Getting Rid of Centipedes Inside Naturally

I need a home remedy to get rid of centipedes. I found one in my house and I have a cat and don't want to put anything chemical out that might hurt the cat. Any suggestions as to what I can use to get rid of centipedes?

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Tiny Black Oval Bugs

They are black, oval, and crunch when you kill them. They can climb up walls and get everywhere and they move slowly. Any ideas what they are?

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Small White Jumping Bug

There was a small, long, white, see through bug on my living room wall. When I went to lift it; it jumped. What could it be?

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Killing Micro Mites With Vinegar

It makes sense that vinegar can kill mites. Has anyone had success with this?

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Cats For Pest Control

We have a lot of oaks and pecan trees around here and in the spring, the big flying cockroaches are flying around and sometimes get inside the house. My house is cockroach free due to my fearless hunter Bright Eyes.

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Identifying Small White Biting Bugs

I have these tiny white bugs look like tiny grains of salt. On the hardwood floors, as well as, the carpet they look like lint. They are on my mattress encasement, sheets, everything in the house. They look like dust on furniture.

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Tiny Red Dot Bugs

I have tiny red dot bugs around my computer desk. They bite and the area is really itchy. They are as small as the periods at the end of a sentence. Please help. I have tried everything. I'm about ready to move.

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Tiny Bugs That Bite

There are tiny bugs in my home. Against something dark they look white and against something white they look black or brown. They have been biting. I have no idea what they are, do you? Do you know how I can get rid of them? They seem to react to the cold temps.

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Getting Rid of Small Red and Black Bugs

I have little red and black bugs. They're everywhere. There's a nest outside and there's millions. Help :(

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Identifying Little Black Biting Bugs

These bugs are small, black, and pin head sized. They are very hard to even see. Sometimes I see white ones, also. They seem to get in my clothes and bite. My wife doesn't seem to get bitten or says she can't feel anything on her. What's going on? I'm not crazy.

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Potato Bugs in Basement

How do I get rid of potato bugs coming into the basement wash room?

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Getting Rid of Grubs
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Skinny Brown and Clear Bugs in Bed

I found 4 skinny brownish black and clear bugs in our bed. What are they? I found these right about bedtime. I have never seen them before and I don't know what they are or how to get rid of them.

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What is This Bug?
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Getting Rid of Dust Mites
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Getting Rid of Earwigs
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Flying Insects in Refrigerator After Power Outage

My refrigerator was off for several days and food spoiled. Now there are these tiny flying insects in the refrigerator that I cannot get rid of. Help!

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What Are These Bugs?

My family likes to collect rocks, such as arrowheads or just old creek rocks. My fiance has several of these rocks laying in our window sill to display. If you pick them up and look "closely" you can see a quick, tiny bug smaller than a flea dart off!

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Tiny Bugs in Kitchen and Bath

I have these little bugs in my house that are really, really tiny. I would see 1 or 2 every few months, but now it's every day and sometimes 4 or more at a time. They seem to be where ever there is water. For example, under my sink, under my refrigerator.

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Tiny Black Bugs in Kitchen
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Biting Invisible Bugs

I recently moved into these apartments, after a week something start biting on me, just me. My son lives with me and he says he is not affected by this. I can't see them. They came out and sprayed, but they are still there. What can I do?

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What Kind of Bug is This?

They are also black and have blueish eyes. The two front legs are longer and they have what looks like a stinger on the back kinda like a wasp or a scorpion's.

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Identifying Tiny Almost Invisible Bugs Inside House

I have some very tiny bugs getting in my eyes every night at dark. This is inside my home. These bugs are so tiny that I have not been able to see them, but I can sure feel them in my eyes.

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What are These Small Red Whisker Looking Bugs?

These bugs look like small red whiskers, they like light colored skin especially when it's humid outside. They don't bother my dark skinned friends unless they are wearing damp, light colored clothes.

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Tiny Orange Biting Bugs

It's been a week since I first noticed a really tiny orange/skin color bug on me. Since then it's been crazy. They always are at me when I'm outside.

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Tiny Orange Biting Bugs Near Pool
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Identifying Tiny Black Bugs in My Carpet

How can I identify these tiny bugs that are almost invisible, although they are black? We have almost white carpeting in most of the rooms and you have to look very closely to see them, when you are just ready to pick them up, they begin to move.

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Small Aphid Like Bugs in My Kitchen Sink

Every day there are small aphid like bugs in my kitchen sink. I never see them fly, they kind of hop and have antennas. They are so small it is hard to tell the difference between then and a bread crumb.

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Identifying Tiny Almost Microscopic Orange Bugs

I was taking kids that I work with out on the playground in the morning before it got too hot out and I looked down at my white shirt and all over it were these tiny almost microscopic bugs that seemed worm like. They were most definitely orange in color and it freaks me out; what are they?

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Tiny Red Flying Bugs

I just started noticing these flying little red bugs around my house. There are not a lot, I only see like 1-2 at a time and at night. They fly, but are catch-able. They are oval/rounded shape, about 1-2 mm in size, and almost reddish brown to black in color.

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