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Bug Control

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

Tiny Black Bugs

I have tiny black bugs in my closet upstairs and I do not know what they are! Orkin was here last week and sprayed and they are still here. I wiped everything down after they sprayed thinking I was rid of them I have found a few in the bathroom upstairs as well but only 2 or 3. They are mainly in the closet!

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Identifying Small Black Biting Bugs

I'm having the same problem as several others. I have black and white pinhead bugs that bite, but you never see them move. They can be on your hand or on the floor and they won't move.

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Tiny Black Biting Bugs

There are tiny black bugs which are present all year, but more in number in the warmer months. They have wings, fly very fast, and bite. They leave tiny red raised bumps on the skin, some of which have a dark center. They seem attracted to the bathroom. What are they and what harm do they do? Also how do I get rid of them?

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Preventing Bites from Invisible Bugs

Use Hibiclens Antiseptic/Antimicrobial Skin Cleanser while showering and they won't bite that night.

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Tiny Flying Biting Bugs

Every time I go to my room or the bathroom some bugs bite me. I can't see them, they fly, and when they bite me they leave a little red mark. Please help me it's starting to get aggravating.

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Getting Rid of Nuisance Bugs

How do you get rid of them?

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Getting Rid of Small Black Bugs

We found a small group of bugs in our office, size is 1/4"very tiny like hair, they are moving too. They are at one of our glass counters. What can we do?

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Identifying Household Bugs
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Getting Rid of Stink Bugs

I am finding stink bugs everyday, mostly in the kitchen. I do not know where they are coming from, but find it odd in the winter. No matter how you dispose of them, they stink.

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Small Flea-like Flies

We are infested by tiny flea-like flies. I discovered lots of what looked like brown rice on a shelf in my cupboard, have also found these in pans and dishes around the kitchen, but on closer investigation found these to be a type of shell the flies broke free from. What can they be?

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Getting Rid of Lady Bugs

I recently moved in to a new two story house. I have notice the every day I see more and more lady bugs. I have tried vacuuming them and other things, but nothing works.

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Small White Bugs in Kitchen and Bathroom

I have recently found some very small insects in my kitchen and bathroom that look like small white caterpillars but they have lots of legs! What are they and should I be alarmed?

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Getting Rid of Tiny Black Bugs

Can someone please help me? I have just moved out of home into a small flat. It is tidy, but not amazing and I keep finding these bugs everywhere. They are tiny, and when I say tiny I mean tiny, the only way you know they are on you is if you feel them tickling your skin and you have a close look.

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Getting Rid of Centipedes

I am from Holland but I have been living on Curacoa for a year now. My apartment downstairs was broken into three months ago. So I moved upstairs because it is harder to break into that apartment.

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Getting Rid of Little Black Bugs

I have these little black bugs very small in my clothes and I am very clean. I mean so clean you can eat off my floors, but this is out of control. They transfer from one piece to another.

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Bugs Biting Me

Something is biting me on my arms, and I have never seen the bug that bites. I sit or lie on a leather sofa. My floors are tile with an area rug. I have three small dogs that are treated monthly with Revolution.

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Getting Rid of Ladybugs

I live on the 12th floor and I have lady bugs in my apartment. How can I get them out of my apt.?

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Identifying Little Black Bugs

What are these little black bugs crawling in my bed and coming from outside my window? They are small and black and there's a thousand of them just by the window and on my curtains and bed.

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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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Bug Spray

Use rhubarb leaves to kill aphids. Boil three to five rhubarb leaves in one litre (one quart) of water for 30 minutes. Add a dash of dish soap or vegetable oil for sticking power and spray away.

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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

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