How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees

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Carpenter bees have a pretty bad reputation when it comes to damaging wooden structures, but is that reputation really deserved? This critter is one of many that the average person knows very little about (and much of what they know is wrong). Let’s take a look at how to get rid of carpenter bees that … Read more

How to Get Rid of Click Beetles (and Wireworms)

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Named for the clicking noise they make when flipping themselves over, the click beetle is a common pest throughout the US. Just how worried should you be when you spot one, and how do you eliminate an infestation? Let’s look at some popular remedies, as well as prevention methods for click beetles and their larvae, … Read more

How to Get Rid of Hawks

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Hawks are majestic creatures who have served as both a bane and boon for humans throughout the ages. These raptors can snatch moving prey almost effortlessly from both ground and air. While falconers train different kinds of raptor for beneficial reasons, wild hawks can be a dangerous foe to ranchers who breed smaller animals such … Read more

How to Get Rid of Pill Bugs (Rolly Pollies)

Pill bugs are one of the best-known little pests due to their armadillo-like defense mechanism. Unfortunately, they can be known by one of several different names depending on your location, and all of them are actually misnomers. Regardless of what you call them, they’re an interesting little critter that has a habit of invading your … Read more

How to Get Rid of Groundhogs (Woodchucks)

Best known for their supposed ability to predict spring weather and giving Bill Murray Déjà vu, the groundhog is one of the most notorious garden pests in the Eastern US. These large rodents may look adorable and have a generally laid-back demeanor, but they’ll devour your entire garden before you know it. You may be … Read more

How Long Does it Take for Bed Bug Eggs to Hatch?

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If there’s one thing we’ve learned about infestations, it’s that pests are like icebergs – the part you see is only a tiny percentage of the whole. This is even more true of bed bugs, since it can be hard to spot even one bed bug without discovering their bites, their frass, or doing a … Read more

How to Get Rid of Pigeons

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Few things are more annoying than walking down the street only for a pigeon to poop on you from overhead. Even worse, that poop can cover your car or property in a nasty, slimy goo. Pigeons can also end up hoarding birdseed from more desired species and are generally considered an urban and rural pest. … Read more

How to Get Rid of Porcupines

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Porcupines may seem like cute and fascinating creatures, but if they invade your property, they can wreak havoc on gardens, landscaping, and even wooden structures. With their sharp quills and destructive chewing habits, porcupines are definitely unwelcome guests that need to be evicted. Getting rid of these prickly pests from your yard, garden, or under … Read more

12 Different Types of Ant Mounds

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Ants are some of the oldest living fossils in the world, and one of the most abundant critters on the planet. But something that has perhaps fascinated people even more than the ants are their mounds. The term “ant mound” can have a few different meanings and not all ants build them. Those that do … Read more

How to Get Rid of Fire Ants

You’ve heard the name countless times before. Perhaps you’ve even watched their lives play out on Ants Canada. But one thing’s for sure: there’s no real way to prepare for the first time you run into fire ants. With 20 known species, not all fire ants behave like you’d expect. Today, we’ll take a look … Read more