Will sleeping with a light on keep cockroaches away? Maybe.

Ever heard that sleeping with the lights on keeps cockroaches away? Sleeping with your lights won’t always deter roaches but it sometimes keeps them away for a few nights. This isn’t a long term solution, though, because roaches eventually get used to or become hungry enough to ignore the light. Most cockroaches are nocturnal, meaning…

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Bed Bug Removal Guide – Tips You Need to Know to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are one of more annoying and problematic insect pests for humans partially because bed bug removal is difficult and partially because they literally bite people. Bed bugs, as their names suggest, frequently live near beds which offer shelter and a food source (assuming humans sleep in that bed) for these tiny bugs. Bed…

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How to Get Rid of Ghost Ants: Control & Prevention Tips

Ghost Ants get their name because they look like tiny ghosts. These little white ants seem to appear and disappear quickly, with no notice. You can find Ghost Ants inside and outside of your home; typically, they seek out moisture, so if they are in your home they will most likely appear in your kitchen or…

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Carpenter Bee Traps – DIY Bee Traps & Bee Butter Bait

Carpenter bees are large bees that can be found all over the world. There are more than five hundred species and their name comes from the way they construct their nests in dead wood, structural timber, and bamboo. These insects build nests by tunneling through wood with their mandibles. While there are many cases in…

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Smoky Brown Cockroach Identification & Control Tips

The smoky brown cockroach can grow to be one and half inches long and are a dark brown color. This cockroach is a strong flier with wings that go beyond its body. They are related to American roaches but are smaller and feed on plant material and decaying matter. They will commonly seek shelter in…

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your House or Yard

Mosquitoes suck. With spring just around the corner, something more dreadful than April’s showers awaits. A light buzzing sound, a small black speck, and an irritating itching sensation. Mosquito season is quickly approaching, and with it comes not just the nuisance of endlessly scratching, but potentially life-threatening diseases. Mosquitoes carry a multitude of virulent infections,…

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Get Rid of Drain Flies – Prevention & Remedies

Though they can be very annoying, learning how to get rid of drain flies is not terribly difficult. You just need to understand their life cycle and habitat and implement some simple interventions. What are drain flies? Drain flies, or sewer flies, are flies that can usually be found in bathrooms and kitchens, near drains.…

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Brown Banded Cockroach Identification, Prevention, & Control Tips

The brown-banded cockroach is one of the most invasive cockroach species alive. They love to infiltrate homes and offices to obtain food and shelter. These roaches were named for the distinguishing markings that are found on mature roaches and their young. Habits, Behavior, and Diet Unlike their counterpart, the German cockroach, who thrives in temperatures…

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How to Get Rid of Yellow Jackets (TOP 10 Removal Methods)

Yellow jackets are some of the most aggressive flying pests to deal with. Some people mistakenly call these insects’ bees or wasps, but they are far different in size and color. Yellow jackets are also different from wasps and bees because they have small barb-like stingers they use to repeatedly sting an animal or human…

How Much Does A Bed Bug Treatment Cost? (Tips for LOWER Prices)

Typical bed bug treatment cost catches quite a few home owners or business owners (especially hotels) of guard.  Most people don’t plan on getting a bed bug infestation, therefore treatment prices are usually much higher than planed on.  Cimex lectularius more commonly known as bed bugs, are nefarious little insects and a bed bug infestation…

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Termite Inspections – What to Check & Get Them for Free

Regular termite inspections increase the chance of you discovering a termite infestation in its early stages, which can save you a lot of money. We will discuss how often you should get a termite inspection, and some signs of termite activity you can look out for on your own. Silent, Invisible and Destructive Listen. You…

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How to Get Rid of Flies in Houses & Outside the Home Naturally

Flies can be pesty little insects and are particularly seen outside. They will buzz around your ears and land on your food when having a picnic or barbecue. They can be quite annoying and they carry diseases. If you have your home filled with flies then there is another problem causing them to come around.…

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Top DIY & Pro Bed Bug Inspection Methods (Learn the SIGNS)

Many people are aware of bud bugs (Cimexlectularius and Cimex Hemipterus) but most people wouldn’t recognize evidence of bed bugs. We will explain bed bug inspection methods. We’ll include some DIY methods and explain some professional bed bug inspections—including canine inspections, which are cool. Bed bugs are quite small and skilled at hiding during the…

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Tick removal (Removing embedded tick heads in people & pets)

Nobody wants ticks in or around their homes, especially as they can attach themselves to our bodies or the bodies of our animals and potentially cause serious health problems if tick removal is not implemented as soon as possible.  Ideally, people can prevent ticks from getting on them or their animals in the first place. However,…

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Learn how to get roaches out of electronics in ONE day.

Cockroaches can get into places you wouldn’t think they could, including your vehicles and your electronics. In this article, we’ll teach you how to get cockroaches out of your electronics. We’ll also teach you how to know if there are roaches in your electronics and how to prevent them from getting into your appliances in…

7 Fast Ways to Remove Cockroaches from Cars

Getting cockroaches in your car is not as unusual as you’d think because many people eat on the go these days. In this article, we’ll show you how to get rid of roaches in your car. Cockroaches are perhaps the most resilient bugs on the planet. They run fast, hide in the tiniest of crevices,…

Termite Extermination Tips (DIY & PRO Termite Removal Methods)

Drywood termites, or more specifically, Subterranean termites are responsible for upwards of 90% of the infestations in the United States. Integral parts of nature’s food chain, termites are tasked with creating humus soil from dead rotting trees and other rotten material. Benevolent little insects, termite activity only becomes destructive after making their ways into human…

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How to Get Rid of Fire Ants: Home & Garden Control

The fire ant is very aggressive and when bitten their reactions range from irritation to nausea and worse. They will attack both animals and humans if they feel threatened and often attack as a colony so it’s not always just one ant you’ll be fighting off. Besides causing a threat to humans and animals they…

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How to Get Rid of Boxelder Bugs Outside & In the House

If you pay close attention to insects in the fall, you will notice that there is a sudden influx of Boxelder bugs around your home, and inside your house. It is important to note that these bugs do not pose any threat to your family, but they will irritate you to no end. The main…

Learn the Differences Between Flying Ants & Flying Termites

Flying ants and flying termites can look very much alike, but knowing the difference between flying ants and flying termites is important. When you correctly identify the pest that you have, you will be one step closer to getting rid of your problem. Looks Look closely at the pest you have on hand; While the…

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Ant Repellents (20 Things that Repel, Deter & Prevent Ants WELL)

Ants can become very annoying when seen in your home, though they are not typically found running amok in a home. Instead, you will usually notice the trail they create as they head towards their mission of picking up something to eat that could be an apple core or an opened can of soda. Something…

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Control Stink Bug Infestations: Traps, Sprays & Repellents

Many people across the US anticipate an uptick of spiders in the basement during the fall and ants crawling along the carpet in the summer. For the last 20 years, more and more people also expect an influx of “stink bugs” a couple of times each year. Stink bugs, officially called brown marmorated stink bugs,…

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How to Repair Termite Damage in Home or Business

Termites can cause great damage to a home if not detected early. As there are a variety of different types of termites from those who prefer wet wood and those who prefer dry wood there are termites for every occasion. With the slightest little opening in your home caused by water damage or rotting wood,…

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How to Get Rid of Moths: Eliminate & Prevent Moth Problems

Moths can cause problems in a household. They like to feast on your cereals, grains, and the clothes in your closet. They especially like wool and silk but will eat other fabrics as well. If you are experiencing a moth problem you will want to read these tips on how to get rid of moths.…

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Silverfish Control (The Top 10 DIY & Pro Prevention and Removal Tips)

For typical silverfish infestations, you can implement your own silverfish control. Silverfish are relatively harmless pests and do not typically cause property damage. But they reproduce fast, which can make getting rid of them tricky. Don’t worry, though, we will show you what you need to do to eradicate silverfish in your home or garage.…

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Learn How to Check for Bed Bugs at Home or in Hotels

Let’s face it, there’s not a lot to like about bed bugs. These resilient, relentless beetles—which feed on the blood of warm-blooded animals, including humans—have made something of a comeback in recent years. Finding bed bugs is no easy task. For one, they’re nocturnal and shun daylight. Getting rid of them is no walk in…

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How to Get Rid of Fleas (7 Step EFFECTIVE Flea Removal)

Fleas have been a well-known scourge on the human population for centuries so humans, out of necessity, now have a pretty good handle on how to get rid of fleas. Fleas can bring disease, sickness, and the famous “Black Plague” in the middle ages was caused by flea-borne bacteria. Modern medicine can address most of…

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Fruit Fly Traps That Work- Homemade Traps, Recipes & Product Reviews

The warm days of summer, when fruits and vegetables are fresh and readily available are a true pleasure– the nasty little fruit flies that swarm in with the heat and seasonal produce are anything but. Fruit flies are the kind of pest you ignore for a couple days, swatting at them when they appear in…