Identifying Little Black Biting Bugs?Identifying biting bugs is the first step in trying to eliminate them from your home or to repel them when outdoors. This is a page about identifying little black biting bugs.
Tiny Black Bugs in the KitchenThe key to getting rid of tiny black bugs on kitchen floor is first identifying what they are. Check out what has worked for others in this page.
Identifying Small Black BugsHaving unidentified insects infesting your home can be annoying. It helps to know what kind they are when determining the best way to be rid of them. This is a page about identifying small black bugs.
Tiny Black Bugs Making Head Itch?Fleas like humans almost as much as dogs, and can be the cause of your itchy head. This is a page about tiny black bugs making head itch.
Getting Rid of Tiny White Biting Bugs?If you have small white biting bugs in your home, it would be best to exterminate them as soon as possible. This is a page about getting rid of tiny white biting bugs.
Getting Rid of Invisible Biting BugsWhen you are having trouble identifying what insect is biting you, they can be difficult to get rid of. This is a page about getting rid of invisible biting bugs.
Homemade Aphid Spray RecipesAphids thrive in temperate regions and feast on plants. They are one of the most pesky and destructive pests that gardeners have to deal with. This page contains homemade aphid spray recipes.
Identifying Small White Biting Bugs?If you are being bitten by small bugs, identifying them is the first step to getting rid of them. This page is full of tips for getting rid of tiny biting bugs.
Dealing With Rats Outside Your HouseThis is a page about dealing with rats outside your house. Rats are very much at home around people, even if we wish they would find a new home.
Getting Rid of Tiny Biting Black BugsMany types of bugs are small and black, if they are biting bugs they can be annoying and a health hazard. This is a page about getting rid of tiny biting black bugs.
Moving and Leaving The Cockroaches Behind?When leaving a home or apartment that had a cockroach infestation, you will need to be careful not to take them with you to your new residence. This is a page about moving and leaving the cockroaches behind.
Getting Rid of Fleas in Human HairSometimes in the case of a bad flea infestation, fleas will also get into the hair of the pet's owners. This is a page about getting rid of fleas in human hair.
Homemade Cat RepellentsThere are many areas of the home and garden that you may want to keep cats out of. This page features homemade cat repellents and strategies for keeping cats out of your yard.
Using Hedge Apples to Repel SpidersThis is a page about using hedge apples to repel spiders. Hedge apples have a long standing reputation as a spider repellent.
Roach Control AdviceIn climates where cockroaches thrive, it can be a challenge to keep them under control. You can save money on pest control by using household items or even making your own traps.
My Home is Infested With FleasThis is a page about my home is infested with fleas. Even if you do not personally have pets, your home can still become infested with fleas that you need to get rid of.
Tiny Flying Insects in Your House?There is nothing more frustrating than having tiny flying insects in your house. Identifying what type of insect they are will help you get rid of them. This page contains tips for getting rid of tiny flying bugs in your house.
Getting Rid of Ants in the KitchenHave ants taken up residence in your home? The kitchen can be a challenging place to get rid of ants since there are so many sources of food. This is a page about getting rid of ants in your kitchen.
Silverfish in My Bed?Silverfish are a pest that need to be dealt with quickly before they become an infestation. This is a page about silverfish in my bed.
Getting Rid of Roaches Without Harming PetsPesticides that kill cockroaches can be harmful to pets as well. Here are some ideas about getting rid of roaches without harming pets.
Bugs Biting Me In My SleepThis is a page about bugs biting me in my sleep. Identifying the insects responsible for nighttime bites is the first step in getting rid of them.
Getting Rid of Rats Around Rabbits?Rats love to find families that have outside pets giving them a good source of easy to get food. Care must be taken to rid yourself of the rats without harming your rabbits, chickens, or other pets. This is a page about getting rid of rats around rabbits.
Nothing is Working to Get Rid FleasFinding the most effective product and diligence on followup treatments are absolutely needed to eradicate a flea problem. This is a page about nothing is working to get rid of the fleas.
Using Rubbing Alcohol as Roach SprayThis is a page about using rubbing alcohol as roach spray. Try rubbing alcohol for killing roaches rather than a commercial pesticide.
Getting Rid of Dust MitesThis is a page about getting rid of dust mites. Dust mites are a leading cause of allergies and asthma. Literally hundreds of thousands of these tiny insects can make their home in your mattress. There are a number of ways to control and get rid of dust mites.
Keeping Mice Out of VehiclesThis page is about mice nesting in a car. A warm engine compartment can be enticing to rodents looking for shelter.
Tiny Bugs In My HouseIf you have many tiny bugs in your home, it may be necessary to call an exterminator. This is a page about tiny bugs in my house.
Using Peppermint Oil for Mice ControlThere are a number of methods used to get rid of mice without the use of poison or traps. This is a page about using peppermint oil for mice control.
Tiny Hard Shelled Bugs on Kitchen Countertops (Drug Store Beetles)?Do you have problems with tiny hard shelled bugs on your kitchen countertops (drug store beetles)? Look for answers to getting rid of these pests in this page.
Identifying Household Bugs?This is a page about identifying household bugs. It can be challenge to combat bugs in your home, when you don't know what kind they are.
Brewer's Yeast for FleasThis is a page about using brewer's yeast for fleas. There are many ways to get rid of fleas from you pet, home and yard. Avoid the toxic and expensive chemicals at the pet store and try a non-toxic home remedy.
Cockroaches in a Trailer?Hi, I am renting a modular home in Tempe, AZ for a few months and there is a real cockroach problem. I think this is the first time I have ever seen a cockroach in real life. How do you get rid of these critters without calling a bug services? Or can you? Creepy! Thanks,
Keeping No-See-Ums from BitingThis is a page about keeping no see ums from biting. No see ums are very small gnats that travel in swarms and deliver an irritating bite. They are also known as midges or sandflies.
Discouraging Cats from Spraying the Outside of a...It is annoying and frustrating, not to mention smelly, when cats in the neighborhood spray the outside of your home. This is a page about discouraging cats from spraying the outside of a house.
Getting Rid of Ants in a DishwasherBits of food and even water can attract ants to your dishwasher. Finding the way that they are getting into your home is an important step in getting rid of them. Many homeowners have found that Terro is a very effective product to use to treat the nest by having the invaders carry it back. This is a page about getting rid of ants in a dishwasher.
Gnats In Room With Guinea Pigs?I have guinea pigs and I gave them some pineapple about 2 wks. ago. I started getting gnats and was using a flying pest spray on them. I would spray the entire room after removing my piggies and let it sit closed for an hour or so. Well, no more pineapple since my piggies don't eat it but my gnat problem has increased about 10 times more than before. How do I get rid of these annoying things w/out harming my piggies and how can I prevent it.
Long Term Mice Control Solution?We have recently seen a couple field mice near the back door of our house. We have seen them escape into a hole in the ground that is butted up right next to the foundation.
Bugs Appearing in Airtight Flour Jars?When you see bugs in your jars of dry goods in the pantry, generally either the jar is not airtight, or the bugs hatched after your purchase. This is a page about bugs appearing in airtight flour jars.
Getting Rid of Mice in the Kitchen?I live in Florida, in my dad's house that I just inherited. We have noticed over a 2 week period that something chewed a hole in the bread and a hole in the cabinet under the sink for the purpose of eating the garbage in the trash can.
Identifying Flying InsectsThere are a variety of small insects that can be bothersome around the house and yard. Use these tips to help identify and mitigate common tiny insects. This is a page about identifying flying insects.
Small, Brown Bugs In Couch?We have some small, brown bugs in our couch. They look like ticks. So far we have just seen them in the couch. Do you have any ideal what these are? When you pinch them some of the bigger ones bleed. Please help. Thanks.
Preventing Bed Bugs From Moving With YouThis is a page about preventing bed bugs from moving with you. Bed bugs are notorious for hitching a ride in clothing, furniture, and other items when you move.
Bugs in the Pancake Mix?The last thing you want to discover when you go to make breakfast is bugs in your pancake mix. This page offers advice about how to avoid bugs in your pancake mix.
Mice Coming in Through Hole in a Foundation?Mice can enter your home through the smallest of holes. Closing up this mouse entryway is the best way to keep them out. This is a page about mice coming in through a hole in my foundation.
Getting Rid of Fleas in an ApartmentThis is a page about getting rid of fleas in an apartment. Whether your pet has picked up fleas or they were resident in your new apartment before you moved in it can be a chore to get rid of them.
Identifying Small Brown Bugs?Determining what kind of insect pest you have, will help you find the best way to get rid of them. The discussions found below are about trying to identify small brown bugs.
Killing Fleas on FurnitureThis is a page about killing fleas on furniture. When your house becomes infested with fleas, they can take up residence in and on your furniture.
Keeping Birds Off Pergola?This is a page about keeping birds off pergola. Different kinds of birds can become pests on a patio arbor.
How to Get Rid of Garter SnakesAlthough these innocuous snakes are not poisonous, they can still be undesirable in a yard or garden. This is a page about getting rid of garter snakes.
Repelling Neighborhood CatsThis is a page about repelling neighborhood cats. Neighborhood cats can quickly become a nuisance, when they decide that your yard and gardens are their personal toilet.
Cats Under a Mobile HomeThis page is about cats under a mobile home. Keeping animals from going under a mobile home requires good skirting.
How to Keep Dogs Out of Your Yard?This page is about how to keep dogs out of your yard. Dogs entering your yard can be a challenge to control.
Getting Rid of Rats Inside Your HouseThis is a page about getting rid of rats inside your house. Controlling a rat infestation of your home can be unpleasant.
Getting Rid of Bugs in the KitchenThis is a page about getting rid of bugs in the kitchen. There are a number of insects that want to live where the human food is. You need a safe way to eliminate them.
Keeping Animals Out of Your GarbageWhether it's neighborhood dogs, raccoons or some other animal, if they are getting into your garbage it's bound to be a mess. Keep unwanted animals out of your garbage with these handy tips. This is a page about keeping animals out of your garbage.
Getting Rid of Fleas in Your YardOne of the main sources of fleas coming in on your pets is your yard. Keep fleas out of your home by removing them from your yard. This is a page about getting rid of fleas in your yard.
Organic Mole RepellentsThis is a page about organic mole repellents. While moles are actually beneficial to your garden, eating the larvae of many harmful insects and aerating the soil, most homeowners don't like the messy piles of dirt. To send these little miners packing you don't need to use poisons or traps.
Getting Rid of PigeonsThis is a page to getting rid of pigeons. Pigeons have been known be be called "flying rats." These birds can be pests if they have chosen to hang out near your home or office. Here you will find tips for humane ways to deter pigeons.
Squirrels Chewing on Car Wiring?This is a page about squirrels chewing on car wiring. Squirrels and other rodents can cause, expensive to repair, damage to your car by chewing on the wiring.
Getting Rid of Slugs or Snails in the HouseThis page is about getting rid of slugs and snails in the house. It is upsetting to encounter these slimy creatures in your home.
Getting Rid of Gnats in Your HouseThis page is about getting rid of gnats in your house. Making an apple cider vinegar and dish soap trap is a very common solution to a gnat infestation. Here are some other solutions to try too.
Keeping Neighborhood Cats Off PorchThis is a page about keeping neighborhood cats off porch. Even cat lovers are not necessarily pleased when the neighborhood cats take up residence on their porch.
Does NIX Kill Fleas?Can I use lice killer on my dog to kill fleas?
Getting Rid of Head LiceThis is a page about getting rid of head lice. It is not uncommon for children to get head lice at school. Not only do you have to get rid of the lice in their hair, you also need to make sure you get rid of any lice in your house.
Neighbor's Dog Getting Under My Mobile Home?The neighbor's large Pit Bull keeps getting under my home. I have a well installed vinyl skirting, but he just goes right through it. Besides my venting and insulation, what else can he be damaging (i.e., natural gas line)?
Keeping Pigeons Off Your BalconyThis is a page about keeping pigeons off your balcony. Pigeons can be very messy visitors to your porch or balcony.
Getting Rid of GophersThis is guide about getting rid of gophers. The cute little gopher is the bane of many a gardener and home owner. They are herbivores that love to eat roots. They will eat the roots of your vegetables, flowers, and lawn. Getting rid of them can be difficult.
Using Boric Acid for Controlling AntsBoric acid is a common ingredient in homemade recipes for killing ants. This page is about using boric acid for controlling ants in garden and kitchen.
Keeping Mice out of Appliances?Sometimes mice can get into places that they don't belong. This a page about keeping mice out of appliances.
Getting Rid of Flying InsectsThis is a page about getting rid of flying insects. Pesky flying bugs can make you want to stay indoors, especially in the evenings. Here are tips to keep them away.
Making a Fruit Fly TrapThis is a page about making a fruit fly trap. Fruit flies can be really annoying. Making a homemade trap can help you get rid of these pests.
Tiny Thin, Brown Bugs?I have tiny bugs in my house. They are very tiny and thin. They are brown and when you smoosh them it leaves a brown streak. They don't look like bed bugs.
Preventing Rodents From Chewing on Your Car's...This is a page about preventing rodents from chewing on your car's fuel line. Mice and other rodents can be responsible for considerable damage to your car. They can get under the hood and gnaw on wiring and build nests.
Getting Rid of GnatsThis is a page about getting rid of gnats. Seeing spots zipping past your eyes? It could be the dreaded gnat. These tiny insects multiply rapidly and can become very annoying.
Keeping Squirrels Out of Your AtticThis is a page about keeping squirrels out of your attic. Squirrels can be entertaining as they scamper about your garden. If they decide to move into your attic, they can cause serious damage to house wiring and insulation. Additionally, they will contaminate the area with urine and feces.
Keeping Birds Away From Air ConditionersThis is a page about keeping birds away from air conditioners. Birds are known to use an air conditioning unit either as a roost or as a good place to build their nest.
Getting Rid of Ticks in Your HouseWhen pets pick up ticks outside they frequently leave them in your home, where they can become an infestation. This is a page about getting rid of ticks in your house.
Skunk RepellentsThis page is about skunk repellents. There are a variety of ways to discourage skunks from your property. Determining why they like to be there is the first step.
Getting Rid of Fruit FliesYou just bought some bananas or other fresh fruit at the market recently. Now you are seeing tiny spots before your eyes. Your kitchen is enveloped in a haze of tiny flying bugs. You probably have fruit flies. This is a page about getting rid of fruit flies.
Getting Rid of SilverfishThis is a page about getting rid of silverfish. Silverfish are a perennial problem in some regions. Once they get a foothold it can be very difficult to eliminate the infestation.
Child Safe Remedies for FleasIf you are struggling with fleas when you have young children, be sure to use a product that will not be toxic. This is a page about child safe remedies for fleas.
Natural Repellents for LizardsLizards are harmless creatures, but can be unsettling in your home or garden. This page contains natural repellents for lizards.
Eco-Friendly Flea RemediesThis is a page about eco-friendly flea remedies. Most flea remedies use harsh and sometimes toxic chemicals. There are some eco-friendly options that are safer for your pet and the environment.
Getting Fleas Off People?I have fleas in my nose! What do I wash my face with? Or do to my nostrils? I have washed my hair with Dawn and also with dog shampoo?
Homemade Flea TrapThis is a page about making a homemade flea trap. Fleas are a horrible nuisance to have around your home. get rid of these tiny pests with a homemade flea trap.
Keeping Squirrels From Chewing on a HouseSquirrels chew on a variety of things to deal with the constant growth of their teeth. However, when they begin to use you house for this activity you will want to take action. This is a page about keeping squirrels from chewing on a house.
Found Lint Bugs On My Clean Towels?I have been fighting carpet beetles daily vacuuming and spraying with vinegar and using boric powder. But today I found this all over my clean towels! I think they are lint bugs! They actually caused a splinter like cut on my skin when I was removing them.
Getting Rid of No See UmsThese tiny biting gnats are difficult to see even in the swarms in which they usually travel. There are products and techniques used to get rid of them discussed on this page. This is a page about getting rid of no see ums.
Keeping Mice Out of Storage Bins in Barn?I am using plastic storage bins in my Dad's barn for things (my daughters memories, dishes etc.). How do I keep the animals (mice/squirrels) from destroying what's inside the storage bins? We switched to the plastic bins from boxes.
Getting Rid of MockingbirdsThis is a page about getting rid of mockingbirds.vWhile some people enjoy the varied song and antics of the mockingbird, others view them as too noisy and territorial. If you are part of the second camp then you may be looking for a way to encourage them to move on.
Getting Rid of AntsWhether you are trying to deter little sugar ants in your kitchen, wood eating carpenter ants or biting fire ants in your backyard, there are a variety of different pest control methods. This is a page about getting rid of ants.
Getting Rid of Worms On Your Driveway?Worms may appear on pavement and sidewalks after a rain for a short time. This is a page about getting rid of worms on your driveway.
Catching a Mole That is in My House?How do I catch a mole that has gotten into my house?
Getting Rid of Sugar AntsThis is a page about getting rid of sugar ants. Sugar ants can take over an area in a very short amount of time. They are an annoyance to have in the house.
Natural Flea Treatment for DogsMany commercial flea treatments are made of harsh and sometimes toxic chemicals. There are some natural alternatives. This is a page about natural flea treatment for dogs.
Getting Rid of Mice NaturallyThis is a page about getting rid of mice naturally. Using traps and poisons to rid your home of mice may not be something you want to do.
Getting Rid of CutwormsThis is a page about getting rid of cutworms. Cutworms can leave your garden looking like a shockwave hit it and broke all of the plant stems off at ground level. Luckily there are a number of ways to get rid of these destructive caterpillars.
Keeping Birds Out of Wood Chips?How do I stop birds from getting in the wood chips and flicking them all over the driveway? The wood chips are on the garden.
What is the Safest Product for Cleaning Up Mouse Droppings?The mice have left their droppings in my silverware and junk drawer. What is a safe product to use to clean the drawer, pens, pencils, misc. metal, and wood serving utensils?
Keeping Cats Out of PlantersThis is a page about keeping cats out of planters. Outdoor cats often find your planters to be a convenient toilet or napping spot.
Getting Rid of TermitesThis is a page about getting rid of termites. It's important to identify and deal with termite problems quickly. Termites can do significant damage to any wooden structure.
Dealing With Snakes in Your HouseIt can be very disconcerting to discover that snakes have taken up residence in your home. While some of them may be beneficial, typically we would prefer if they live outside. This is a page about dealing with snakes in your house.
Plastic Bottle Fruit Fly TrapWe have tried many things to get rid of fruit flies in our home, and this is hands down the easiest, cheapest, and most effective way. One of the most important things in order to catch them is the bait you put out. Fruit flies can be more attracted to some things more than others.
DIY Foil Garden Pest DeterrentsFor several years, most of our big fruit trees were being attacked by squirrels, birds, rodents, raccoons, and insects. Deterrent sprays did not work. Hanging shiny CDs barely helped at all. Finally, we tried this foil method and we have all of our fruit intact and growing at extremely rapid rates. Anyone need nectarines? We can't keep up! :)
Getting Rid of Horse FliesHorse flies can be a menace to have around. This is a page about getting rid of horse flies.
Mosquito Repellent RecipesMosquitoes are a problem in many regions. This page contains mosquito repellent recipes.
Keeping Lizards Off Your Porch?Lizards love to sun themselves during the day. Your porch may very well be a nearly ideal place for them to catch some sun and warm up. If you live in an area with many lizards, keeping lizards off your porch might be an issue you have to deal with.
Use Ammonia to Kill FleasAmmonia applied to carpets where your dogs and cats sleep can be effective in killing fleas. Be sure to let animals out while you do this. This is a page about using ammonia to kill fleas.
Fruit Fly TrapI absolutely hate fruit flies! This trap is very easy to make and works really well.
How to Make a Fruit Fly Trap VideoThis homemade video shows you how to make a simple but effective fruit fly trap.
Using a Wet/Dry VacuumWet/Dry or shop vacuums are useful for cleaning up any kind of mess in your home, garage or even outdoors. It can also be used for pest control by sucking up unwanted insects.
Ultimate Trapping Method for GnatsMy plan was to add information to my existing post on trapping gnats. I decided the information was good enough to warrant a post of its own.
Energy Saving Bug LightsI don't like bug buildup around exterior lighting. In the past years, I've been through many different types of LED lights. This year, I've enjoyed one I found that works great and actually has kept most of the insects away. Not al, but most, for southern Florida that's big!
What is this Egg Sac?What type of spider makes this egg sac? I've searched google for an hour including doing a reverse image search but have not found an answer.
Larva PhotosI went on a family vacation to Idaho this summer. My family and I went on a hike together. As we were walking on the trail, we moved the tree branches out of our path. We discovered the larva cocoon.
Lots of Larva (Idaho)I went on a family vacation to Idaho this summer. My family and I went on a hike together. As we were walking on the trail, we moved the tree branches out of our path. We discovered the larva cocoon.
What Bug Is This?Hi, does anyone know what bug this is? I've only found one and it was in my bed but it disappeared as soon as I moved after I took the picture so I'm kinda worried now. Many thanks!
Is This a Flea?Is this a flea that is stuck in the trap? I think it is? Thanks!
Getting Rid of Red Ants in OrchidsI live on the second floor in an apartment and I have red ants in my orchids. The orchids are intertwined into a 6 foot standing tree. I pulled as many orchids out as I can the ones that are rooted to the tree are still there. The ants just moved from one plant to the other. I've used the seven spray both the granules and the spray and still I have them. Any ideas?
Identifying Tiny Black and White Bugs?I'm hoping someone can help me. I have an infestation, but have no idea what these bugs are. I get bit and they bite hard and there's always a very small white residue like salt left. They go on my clothes and I can pick them out. The black bugs are like pepper. I don't see anything flying hopping or crawling.
What Are These Insect Eggs?Hi, I've come across this last night in my outhouse which is attached to the back of my house just off a field. I rarely use this room apart from an extra freezer and kids bikes, etc. so I haven't got a clue how long it's been there. I did spot a spider close to the web, but it was nowhere near the black clusters and this morning, it's gone.
Cats Under Manufactured Home?I just bought a manufactured home in Florida. Now I have stray cats under my house. I have a small dog, it drives her nuts! You can hear the bricks move; it sounds like someone is breaking in. I closed some spaces where it had holes under my home. It worked for awhile, but they are back again two nights in a row. What can I do? Can they make their way into my house? This is my concern.