CategoryPest Control

How to Get Rid of Clothes Moths Without Risking Your Health

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Nobody likes sharing their home with insects any more than necessary but we tend to feel even more strongly about this when said insects are taking it upon themselves to eat all our clothes. This is precisely what happens when you have an infestation of clothes moths, which is why it’s so important to get rid of them quickly. Here we will look at how to identify a clothes moths infestation...

Bedbugs and Your Health – What You Need to Know

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The thought of bedbugs is an unpleasant one, which is probably why parents have used the concept for years now to scare children just before going to sleep (a lot of parents it seems are at least mildly sadistic…). But it’s not just children who should be afraid of bedbugs; it’s an idea that most adults probably aren’t too keen on either and they’re certainly not the...

A Summertime Insect Repellent Guide

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Ah, summertime. Who among us has not reacted to the warmer weather by wanting to go down to the shore of the lake and enjoy a beautiful sunset? On the other hand, who among us has acted on this desire, only to realize that it is shared by several million swarming insects, all of whom think of us as their dinner? Insects and their bites can very quickly erode the joys of a summer vacation. And...

Bug Spray Poisoning

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Using insect repellants is a handy way to avoid one of the biggest pitfalls of going on holiday – coming back with big painful bites. At the same time, in some cases if you are going somewhere where malaria is prevalent, then using bug sprays can be a very important way to avoid getting ill (along with the use of immunizations). It’s possible to get too much of a good thing, and if you are...

Tips to Get Rid of Sparrows

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Sparrows are cute and attractive birds that are fun to watch and will even sometimes eat crumbs out of your hands. While this may be true however, it doesn’t necessary mean that you want them in your back garden. The problem is that they aren’t supposed to be there and this means that they can damage the ecology of the garden and the balance – thereby damaging the native species there...

Getting Rid of Gnats

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Gnats are a household irritation that can be notoriously difficult to get rid of. Gnats like to live around fruits and vegetables as well as plants. They are particularly common where you might have over-ripe fruits and vegetables and can make a home look unclean and unhealthy. Just to give you an idea of what you’re up against a female gnat can lay 400 or more eggs in their life-time...

Termite Treatment Options

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One of the unfortunate aspects of a termite infestation is that it can go on for literally years before being detected. Unless you have your home inspected prior to listing it for sale or applying for a new mortgage, you may never notice their presence. A good sign that you have been infested is if you happen to notice winged termites flying in or near the home (where there’s one there’s bound to...

How to Delouse a Closet

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If you are trying to remove lice then it is important to consider not only the treatment of your body but also treatment of your home environment. Lice can live in a number of places that provide fibres for them to cling onto in particular and that means that they are often found in closet or in carpet. This makes your closet a particular cause for concern as it is filled with clothing of...

How to Get Rid of Mice

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To some people mice are terrifying and to others they are cute little furry creatures. However, one thing is almost certain; no one enjoys having their homes overwrought with mice! If you have ever been in a home or apartment that is infested with mice then you already know how creepy and unnerving this can be. Not only do you find evidence of their existence in the form of their droppings all...

How to Get Rid of Ants From Your House?

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Did you know that ants can lift up to 50 times their body weight? Does that sound intimidating to you? You don’t really have to feel intimidated because they are still “ants” at the end of the day, and you need to get rid of these creatures from your house so that you can leave in peace and harmony. As such, ants are a common household pest found in most of the homes out there in the...

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