How to Get Rid of Ant Hills (15 Easy Methods)

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It’s Sod’s Law that no matter how well-kept your lawn and walkway are, something will invariably ruin the view. One of the most common of these foils is the ant mound. They seem to pop up along cracks in your driveway or sidewalk, in the garden, or poking through your carefully manicured lawn. While you …

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How to Get Rid of Mealybugs

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It can happen to anyone. You’re tending to your garden or a prized indoor plant and notice a bit of cottony fuzz on one of the leaves. When you go to brush it off, the bit of cotton suddenly moves on its own. And then it hits you – you’ve got mealybugs. These critters are …

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How to Get Rid of Springtails

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One of the most notorious legends in Victorian England was a manlike creature called Spring-Heeled Jack. This creature resembled a tall, thin human with clawed hands and terrorized the countryside for more than 60 years. But what gave Jack his name was the ability to leap impossible heights to evade capture. In the insect world, …

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How to Get Rid of Ghost Ants

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Ants are one of the most common infestations in modern homes, and can appear for a number of reasons. The vast majority are black, red, or occasionally albino ants. However, some species may catch you off-guard with their unique appearance. One of these unusual species is the ghost ant. These little gals are quick and …

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How to Get Rid of Bed Worms

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Imagine, pulling down the sheets for a good night’s rest only to discover tiny little worm-like critters in your bed! While this sounds like the stuff of nightmares (and many who’ve encountered bed worms will say it was), these tiny pests are one of the creepiest things you’ll find hiding in the bed beyond a …

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How to Get Rid of Wood Roaches

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Of all the disgust-inducing critters, the one which instills the most frequent hate is the cockroach. But what if we told you not all roaches are malicious invaders? The wood roach (AKA tree roach) is a notable exception to the cockroach stereotype. Of course, even exceptions can be unwanted, so knowing when you’re up against …

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How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

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Nobody likes ants in the house (especially after a family get-together ends), but some species can be the herald of more than just an annoying line of protein bites marching across your kitchen floor. Carpenter ants have a particularly nasty reputation among homeowners. Just how much should you worry about these tiny critters? Let’s look …

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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. You can’t completely eliminate dust mites, but you can certainly bring the population under control. Before learning how to get rid of dust mites, …

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How to Get Rid of Spider Eggs (Before They Hatch!)

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You might already know how to get rid of spiders in the house, but what about the eggs they leave behind? Come spring, you could be dealing with a nest of spiders numbering in the hundreds. Thankfully, most of these baby spiders will die or move on, but plenty will stick around. Disposing of a …

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