How to Get Rid of Black Widows

There aren’t many spiders in the US that are considered deadly, and the most notorious among these is the black widow. However, most of what you’ve been told about black widows is actually wrong. This is a very complicated topic, so grab some snacks, sit back, and let’s take a look at all three species … Read more

How to Get Rid of Scorpions

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Scorpions are a strange lot, being both feared and revered throughout history. In Ancient Egypt, two kings were named Scorpion and became the figures we know today as Osiris and Horus. Another deity, which Isis worshippers adopted as an incarnation of their goddess, was a trickster that was often associated with the two kinds of … Read more

How to Get Rid of Spider Mites

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What has eight legs, spins webs, drinks the blood of plants, and spreads fear into the hearts of plant lovers everywhere? If you guessed spider mites, you’re spot-on! If not, there’s a critter you really need to know about. Let’s look at how to get rid of spider mites and what they can do to … Read more

How to Get Rid of Dust Mites

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Chances are you’ve peacefully coexisted with these microscopic critters your entire life and never knew it. However, dust mites are a total nightmare for people with allergies or breathing-related health issues. Before learning how to get rid of dust mites, it’s a good idea to know more about them. After all, unlike most pests, this … Read more

How to Get Rid of Spiders From Your Home

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Of all the creepy crawlers in your home or apartment, one of the most hated is the spider. Between superstitions, misinformation, and health concerns, finding a spider is generally the last thing you want. However, spiders aren’t nearly as bad as their reputation and can actually be beneficial. Let’s take a look at what spiders … Read more

How to Get Rid of Spider Webs (and Cobwebs)

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It can happen for any number of reasons. Perhaps you’ve been busy and haven’t had a chance to clean. Or perhaps an arachnid snuck into the room and set up home. Whatever the reason, you now have webs decorating bits of furniture or ceiling corners. Getting rid of a spider web can be easier than … Read more

How to Get Rid of Hobo Spiders

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Do arachnids put you on the crazy train? Nervous that one might come tramping about in your shoes at night waiting for you to stick your foot in? Then having a hobo spider take up residence in your house is definitely not on your list of things to do. These arachnids have been touted as … Read more

How to Get Rid of Brown Recluse Spiders

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It’s a common taunt to play the world’s tiniest violin if someone’s telling a sad story. It’s also a pretty sad story when someone runs into a spider bearing a tiny violin. The markings of the brown recluse are just as infamous as the black widow’s hourglass, and they’re just as likely to end up … Read more

How to Get Rid of Clover Mites (and Keep Them Away!)

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There’s a good chance you’ve seen them – tiny red bugs on concrete sidewalks or covering your plants in late spring. These miniscule critters can be quite the nuisance, but just what are they and are they harmful? Welcome to the curious world of the clover mite, a tiny arachnid with some very unusual traits … Read more

How to Get Rid of Wolf Spiders

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One of the few species of spider that are popularly kept as pets, the wolf spider is usually either loved or hated. Unfortunately, having one of these hairy eight-legged critters loose in your home is usually an unwelcome event. Not only are they fairly large, but their jumping ability and furry appearance result in almost … Read more