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Woman spraying her arm with insect repellent.

Skin So Soft as an Insect RepellentThis is a page about using Skin So Soft as an insect repellent. While many claim to find this product helpful in keeping mosquitoes away there are also a large number of reviews that report there being no positive effect.


Green Tree Frog

Frog Repellents?This is a page about frog repellents. For many homeowners frogs are a good thing to have in their yard or garden, as they eat many pesky insects. However, if you need to discourage them around your home you may want to use a repellent.


Ants climbing on borax.

Using Borax to Rid Your House of PestsBorax is a relatively natural and non-toxic way to rid your home of unwanted pests like cockroaches and ants. This is a page about using borax to rid your house of pests.


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Frog Repellents?How do you get rid of frogs?


Mosquito Repellent

Repelling InsectsThis page is about repelling insects. There are ways to make your home and garden less attractive to bugs.


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Homemade Groundhog Repellent?How do you get rid of groundhogs that are eating all my veggies in the garden? I'd like a safe way without resulting to trapping or shooting them. Is there a recipe for a home remedy repellent that "really works"?


Spraying Herbal Insect Repellent on Skin

Herbal Insect RepellentHerbal insect repellents can be an effective alternative, if you are looking to avoid chemicals found in store bought repellents. Here are a few recipes to try.


Tee tree oil in a small vial with tea tree leaves

Tea Tree Oil as Insect RepellentThis is a page about tea tree oil as insect repellent. Some people find tea tree oil to be an effective insect repellent. One thing to keep in mind is that it can be toxic to pets, so you should avoid using it for your pet both topically and orally.


Fresh mint

Making a Simple Mint Insect RepellentThis is a page about making a simple mint insect repellant. Mint can easily be grown at home and is an effective repellent for some pests. Here are some tips for how to use it as an insect repellent.



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Getting Rid of Toads on Patio?Any suggestions how to get rid of toads from my patio?


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Deterring Wildlife from Yard?Due to neighbors feeding birds, I have had a tremendous problem with bird droppings. It completely ruined my green Buick Century and destroyed the fabric roof of the vehicle.


Homemade Insect Repellents

Homemade Natural Insect RepellentsThis is a page about homemade natural insect repellents. If you are looking for an alternative to commercial insect repellents, try making your own.


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Absorbine Jr. as Bug RepellentWhen you're out in the yard working and don't want the mosquitoes to bite, dab on Absorbine Junior behind each ear, on both arms,and below your knees. I cut grass in the evening, that's where the mosquitoes settle and I never get bites.


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Ridx Plus Rodent Repellent?I have been hearing a lot about the Ridx Plus, which is a repellent against rodents and insects. If you have used this, what is your opinion? Thank you and God bless.


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Pest Control In Your CarPutting one half of an unused BOUNCE dryer sheet under the drivers side car seat will provide you with fresh smelling air and discourage fly-ems and creep-ums from enjoying residence in your vehicle. And we all know that a bee in the car while zooming down the interstate can create havoc!



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Homemade Bug Repellent?I am looking for DIY insect or bug repellent?


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Getting Rid of Frogs?How can I get rid of frogs without killing them? They don't bother me per se, but I do mind the feces they deposit all over my backyard, patio, and windowsills! I live in Palm Coast, Florida.


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Protection and Treatment for Insect Bites?I got bit by some little red ants about two weeks ago, they are now infected and look horrible. What can I put on them to heal?


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Skin So Soft as an Insect Repellent?Will Skin So Soft keep mosquitoes away?


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Repelling Insects Using Listerine?Did you publish, in your article in Dear Webby, a recipe using Listerine mouthwash for keeping insects from bothering you when outdoors? I've lost my copy, and would like to prepare the solution for use these hot days. It was for a "spray bottle".


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Lizard Repellents?Does anyone know of any natural lizard repellents? Please suggest.


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