How To Get Rid Of Ants In The House

Perhaps they are in your home for food, shelter, or water. Whatever the case, ants are not something you want in your home. Their teamwork and determination are commendable, but having them march across your kitchen or living room is a different story altogether. These industrious little creatures are relentless and seem to appear out … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Gnats In The House

Is the constant buzzing of gnats in your house becoming a nuisance? I understand. Although these insects are tiny and seem innocuous, that is far from the truth. Gnats are annoying, multiply quickly, and can spread bacteria and contaminate food. Gnats often congregate around your fruits, hover near your houseplants, and generally make themselves known … Read more

15 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

The warm seasons. While pleasant, they come with some struggles. I reckon we can all agree that mosquitoes are the worst. Beyond mere annoyance, mosquitoes cause itching and irritation and pose significant health risks as carriers of diseases like malaria, dengue fever, and Zika virus. Synthetic repellents have long been the go-to solution against mosquitoes. … Read more

How to Get Rid of Crane Flies

Often mistaken for giant mosquitoes because of their long, slender bodies and delicate legs, crane flies are a common sight in many regions worldwide, especially during warmer months. However, unlike mosquitoes, crane flies are harmless despite the rumors. Also, despite widespread reports on the internet, adult crane flies neither bite nor sting. So, since these … Read more

How to Get Rid of Lice in Your Home

Contrary to a common misconception, having lice is not necessarily a sign of being dirty. You may keep your home immaculate and have good personal hygiene but still suffer a lice infestation. It is more about proximity to an infested person or object than personal cleanliness. Perhaps your kids picked up these gross insects from … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Thrips

Thrips, minuscule and seemingly innocuous insects yet quite troublesome. They can wreak havoc on outdoor and indoor plants. Their voracious appetite for sap, tendency to multiply rapidly, and ability to go unnoticed for a prolonged period make them among the top insects you wouldn’t want in your garden. Thrips leave plants with stunted growth, distorted … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Centipedes In House

Spotting a centipede inside your house can send shivers down your spine. While generally harmless, these creatures with many legs move rapidly and can help control the population of pests like roaches, but this doesn’t mean you want them scurrying around your house. The upside is there are numerous effective methods to rid your home … Read more

Does Putting Salt In Your Carpet Kill Fleas?

Apart from their resilience, fleas are hard to eliminate because they can live and hide in different parts of your house, from pets to bedding. Vacuuming is an integral part of getting rid of fleas in your carpets, but does putting salt in your carpet kill fleas? Salt is an age-old remedy against fleas that … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Pantry Moths Naturally

Any processed or raw grain product, from dried pet food, corn kernels, and whole grains to pasta and bread in your home, is fair game to pantry moths. These pesky little invaders have a knack for turning your kitchen into their buffet. They can find their way into every nook and cranny of your pantry, … Read more

How To Keep Carpenter Bees Away

Spring is here. After the cold, gloomy winters, nature finally comes to life with vibrant colors featuring flowers, tree buds, and creatures like carpenter bees roam freely. This is truly an exciting time; unfortunately, it has its challenges. In the case of carpenter bees, while they are beneficial for pollination, these industrious insects are a … Read more