How to Get Rid of Crane Flies (Mosquito Eaters)

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Summer can be a great time for vacations or enjoying the great outdoors, but it also comes with some serious problems. Ants, bees, wasps, mosquitoes, and many other critters are far more active during this time of year. But there’s one that seems to generate a lot more fear in some people: crane flies. But … 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 and can destroy entire crops or flower gardens as well as feasting on the boxed goods in your pantry before you even open … Read more

How to Get Rid of Carpet Beetles

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There are a lot of critters that invade our homes, and many are often the targets of mistaken identity. One in particular is a tiny group of beetles that are often mistaken for roaches. These beetles are quite common, yet few people know their true identity beyond the nickname carpet beetle. These critters are a … Read more

How to Get Rid of Wasps (and Keep Them Away)

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Popular throughout the 1980s, parents were usually mortified when they found a WASP infestation in their teenagers’ bedrooms. Unfortunately, more recent generations have only known the smaller, stingier type. But you might be surprised to learn that not all wasps are created equal. There are thousands of species (currently, the estimate is around 10,000) out … Read more

How to Get Rid of Mud Daubers (Mud Wasps)

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Have you ever gone outside and noticed a strange mud structure on the side of your home or shed? These nests can be quite attractive or rather unsightly, depending on the species that made it, but they all contain critters that look very similar to wasps. These are mud dauber nests. There’s a lot to … 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 flying 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 Palmetto Bugs (Florida Woods Roaches)

Across most of the country, the term “palmetto bug” means nothing, but in the southeastern states, it’s a 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 palmetto bugs out there, making it harder to diagnose … 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 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. Locusts are a lot more common than you might think, and we’re here to give you the lowdown on what … Read more