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 Lanternflies

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Say the word fly and the only two groups of people getting excited are scientists and people wielding their Bug-A-Salt. But the spotted lanternfly is only exciting for the latter and dreaded by everyone else. Let’s take a look as to why it’s so disliked at how to get rid of lanternflies when they invade … Read more

How to Get Rid of Thrips

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There are a lot of common pests out there that have become notorious for infesting houseplants. Aphids, mealybugs, scale insects, spider mites, and whiteflies are some of the habitual offenders ones out there. But thrips don’t seem to get as much attention as the others, even though they’re one critter you definitely don’t want in … Read more

How to Get Rid of Weevils (and Keep Them Out of Your Pantry)

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There’s a hidden war in the insect world, a war of good and weevil, in which the pantry is often a battlefield. These tiny critters can pop up seemingly out of nowhere destroying garden crops or even the boxed goods in your pantry before you even open them. But how do they accomplish this terrible … Read more

How to Get Rid of Flying Termites (and Regular Ones)

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They’re perhaps the single most dreaded home invader outside of bedbugs and cockroaches. In fact, the mere mention of termites can send homeowners into a panic due to this insect’s reputation for destruction. Yet there’s a type of termite even scarier than the ones you normally dread – the winged termite. Now, let’s get one … Read more

How to Get Rid of Bumble Bees

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Just about everyone’s seen them at some point – little black and yellow-striped balls with stubby wings that fly as gracefully as bricks don’t. They’re almost iconic of bees to the point where most depictions of bees, especially those geared towards kids, are actually the humble bumble bee. This is a highly misunderstood critter, so … Read more

How to Get Rid of Locusts

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You’ve probably never given much thought to the Biblical plagues or how a little locust can be so devastating – until you walk outside one day to find your plants covered in the little green pests. These critters are a lot more common than you might think, and we’re here to give you the lowdown … Read more

How to Get Rid of Asian Lady Beetles

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One evening, you happen to notice a ladybug in your home. After a few minutes, you spot another one, then another. They seem to be gathering on the windows and around the lights. Upon further inspection, you also notice they look a little more pale than normal. Contrary to what you might’ve been told, these … Read more

How to Get Rid of Palmetto Bugs (Florida Woods Roaches)

term to be feared. These little pests can pose some health risks and are rather unpleasant to be around. Even worse, there’s a lot of false information about these nasty little bugs out there, making it harder to diagnose and treat the problem. Before we get into discussing how to get rid of palmetto bugs, … Read more