Can termites eat through duct tape? They can get through it!

Termites’ jaws are strong enough to chew through material most people don’t assume they would. During termite swarmer seasons, flying termites often find tiny cracks into peoples homes. A quick, temporariy fix many folks try to seal of these tiny termite entry points is put duct tape over the cracks. Termites can chew through duct…

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Pill Bug Infestation (Control & Get RID of Pill Bugs Naturally)

A rock gets tipped over or some leaves get brushed aside and suddenly a flurry of movement as prehistoric bugs start to scurry for cover. The most likely culprit is the pill bug. Pill bugs, also known as rollie pollies, are a common yard and garden pest. They can cause havoc to young plants and…

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How to get rid of black widows safely (SAFE spider control)

Getting rid of black widow spiders is something some people want to know how to do out of fear of getting bit by one. Many people believe that if bitten by a black widow spider that death will occur soon after, but the truth is death is unlikely to occur since hospital emergency centers can…

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How to get rid of Cockroaches (TOP roach removal tips)

All homeowners should learn how to get rid of cockroaches. You might not think you need to because you keep a clean, tidy home, but even a few roaches can sneak in and reproduce faster than you’d think. They can also migrate to an otherwise clean home by hitching a ride in corrugated cardboard (German…

How to Get Rid of Powder Post Beetles: Prevention & Control Tips

The most common of powder post beetles is the Anobiid which is a wood-infesting beetle with a head that looks to be hood-like. They are normally reddish-brown with cylindrical bodies. Their appearance is rigid or hard with their protective wings featuring pit-like rows. The powder post beetle has six legs so it is a true…

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How Much Does A Termite Inspection Cost? (Inspection PRICE Guide)

The Formosan subterranean termite—one of the biggest fears of any homeowner is the risk of a termite infestation, the costs associated with dealing with termites and termite control, and the repairs that would be necessary because termite damage can be extreme. But there are measures that you can take to help prevent those unwanted pests…

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How to get rid of bee’s nests in house, wall, or yard naturally & Safely

A large bee hive in a tree

The first and most important thing that we should note is that you should never kill honey bees. They are extremely important to the ecosystem and our food supply. You can get rid of them, but in the case that the bees are honey bees you should first contact a local beekeeper. They may be…

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How to get rid of bees in a wall safely (& FREE relocation)

Most people that see or hear bees in their wall cavity have no idea how to get rid of the bees in their wall. It’s not exactly a situation most people encounter. But, it happens more often than you’d think. We’ll show you why bees are sometimes attracted to your walls, how they get in,…

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Sugar Ants (Tips to Get RID of Them & Prevent Their Return)

Getting rid of ants often depend on what specific ant species eats. Sugar ants, or banded sugar ants, are attracted to sweets. Their true Latin name is Camponotus consobrinus. These small ants range in size from 2 to 15 mm. The male sugar ants are winged, and those with royal blood are completely black. Female…

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Why mosquitoes can’t spread HIV (& diseases they DO spread)

Mosquitoes are no less pesky than the common fly. What makes them worse, though, is that they are considered the deadliest animals on Earth—killing more people every year than any other organism. Mosquitoes can carry several deadly viruses, such as malaria, dengue fever, and West Nile virus. A question raised by many people is whether…

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How to Get Rid of Dust Mites & Allergies at Home

They’re creepy crawlers and they’re too small to be spotted by the naked human eye. They feed off dead skin and they are everywhere. Dust mites invade every home and can cause havoc on a person’s allergies. Measuring less than 1/100th of an inch, dust mites are kin to spiders and other arachnids. They live…

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How Long Do Bed Bugs Live Without Feeding or Human Contact?

If you are dealing with a bedbug infestation, you know that it can be difficult to get rid of them. But, knowledge is power. Allowing your revulsion to get the better of you will not be useful in this fight. Knowing a few things about your foe can help you to eradicate them. When you…

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Do roaches sleep? [Yes, they sort of rest during the day]

We’ve had several readers ask us if cockroaches sleep. Roaches don’t sleep the same way that mammals do, but cockroaches spend most of the day in a period of limited movement and rest. Entomologists call this a ‘period of immobility’, but most of us would call this sleep. Research has shown that roaches have a…

How much does termite fumigation cost? (Get lower tenting prices)

Termites, pesky little insects that can create catastrophic damage to buildings, can be a homeowner’s biggest fear. Unfortunately, many people don’t give much thought to termite control until they see a termite tent in their neighborhood or get a quote for termite fumigation themselves. Why should I fumigate for termites? A termite infestation can create…

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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies with Vinegar, Traps & Other Tips

If you have ever battled an annoying and embarrassing infestation of fruit flies in your home, you know they are not easy to get rid of. They can breed quickly and live long after you’ve gotten rid of the food you suspected created their presence in the first place. Hopefully, these tips will help you…

What is the best way to get rid of roaches? Clean & exclude.

Homeowners who struggle with roaches are constantly on the lookout for products and strategies that will quickly eliminate cockroach infestations with lasting results. Unfortunately, roaches are among some of the most resilient insects in the world. Complicating your efforts, cockroaches are also excellent hiders and rapid breeders. For every roach that you see crawling across…

How to get rid of bed bugs (Fast & EASY removal)

Bed bugs are one of the most troublesome infestations that you can ever have in your home. These insects set up camp in the sleeping areas of warm-blooded animals and will feast nightly on all humans and cats, dogs, or other pets on the premises. If you’re tired of waking up to a fresh rash…

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Signs of Bed Bugs in a Room, Mattresses, Sheets, Furniture & More…

As tiny as bed bugs are they are practically impossible to notice if you don’t know the signs. It takes a group of things to occur before you will realize that it’s caused by bed bugs. One sign doesn’t necessarily mean you have these nasty creatures. They can be caused by several things that include…

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White Ants Guide (Learn the Differences Between White ANTS & Termites)

Subterranean termites are known throughout the world with an array of monikers, such as termites, woodworms, wood ants, and white ants. While the United States typically terms these ubiquitous insects as termites, many other countries in the world refer to them as white ants. Despite their name, white ants are not eponymous insects. In fact,…

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Best Home Remedies for Ants

Ants are interesting creatures to watch, as long as they stay in those little plastic ant farms. The problem is that they get inside your house and create quite a mess in their hunt for food. In the summer, the slightest bit of food left on a tabletop or counter can attract them in droves.…

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How to Get Rid of Cluster Flies in House & Attic Naturally

Fly paper that attract flies via pheromones and then get the flies stuck to an adhesive.

We will teach you how to get rid of cluster flies from your house or attic, including some natural methods. Cluster flies are similar to common house flies, but they are slightly larger up to 3/4 inches and do not buzz. These flies travel in packs and live in groups, hence the name. Their clusters…

How To Get Rid Of Fleas In A House

Fleas can be a complete pain as they multiply so fast and easy, living in your carpets and beddings. If you have tried multiple ways to get rid of these pesty parasites from using powders in the carpet and upholstery to foggers to steam cleaning, all of which did not work, then consider something else…

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How to Get Rid of Centipedes (Natural Centipede Prevention & Control)

Centipede just outside a home.

A common pest in many parts of the United States and Canada, centipedes have an evolutionary lineage that experts say dates back 400 million years. Moreover, there are over 3,000 species of centipedes worldwide and these creatures are extremely widespread geologically, with almost all continents having at least one type of centipede. House centipedes, scientifically…

Odorous House Ants : Identification, Control, Bite Info

The odorous house ant ranges across the entire United States from Canada to Mexico and feeds on things found in your home, preferring things high in sugar. When living outside they look for honeydew excreted by aphids or on the nectar of flowers and buds. The body of the odorous house ant is from brown…

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Can bird mites affect people? Are they harmful? What you can do.

During the late spring and early summer, your home could end up attracting bird mites. As young birds are able to fly on their own, the family will leave the nest and leave behind bird mites as well. These are small parasites that will feed on multiple items in your home including you when there…

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Get rid of Indian Meal Moths (Prevent, Deter, & Eliminate Grain Moths)

What is an Indian meal moth? They are small in size reaching about 3/8 inches long and with their wingspan 5/8 inches. They are grayish brown and are commonly found in the state of Colorado and Pennsylvania, but they can be found all across the United States. They are most often found in pantries where…

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Have Black Ants in Your House? Don’t Worry, Do THIS…

Black house ants are tiny black ants that are among the most common types of insects you can find in homes. Many types of ants can invade homes: carpenter, pharaoh, odorous, sugar, black, leaf cutter ants, and Argentine ants. Like all ants, black ant colonies have some serious collective intelligence. Because of this, black ants…

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Bugs that look like cockroaches (Water bugs, earwigs & more)

Cockroaches are often misidentified by homeowners. I think nearly everyone would agree that cockroaches are disgusting and quite a nuisance in the home. They come in many different variations, sizes, colors and quantities. They even have different appearances at different stages in their life cycle and these stages even vary from species to species amongst…

How To Get Rid Of Scorpions: Prevention and Removal

Anyone living in an area where scorpions live should know how to get rid of scorpions. We will teach you how to prevent scorpions from entering your home, how to deter them from your yard, and, in the event that they sneak into your house, how to safely remove scorpions. What are scorpions Scorpions are…

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Fumigation Preparation, Process & Chemicals.

Anytime you are dealing with unwanted creatures inside your home such as insects, rodents and small mammals a process such as fumigation can help to rid them away. However, this process should be professionally done by an exterminator since it can be potentially dangerous to humans and other creatures you do not wish to bring…

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