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 Starlings

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Birds are some of the most beautiful critters, but not everyone loves them. Some birds are incredibly beneficial, while others are total nightmares. One excellent example of the latter is the European starling, better known as the common starling. Starling is the name given to the Sturnidae family of birds, many of which have become … Read more

How to Get Rid of Fire Ants

You’ve heard the name countless times before, and perhaps you’ve even watched their lives play out on Ants Canada, but there’s no real way to prepare for the first time you run into fire ants. These little critters have a reputation for being red, having a painful bite, and swarming their prey. But these attributes … Read more

How to Get Rid of Bird Mites

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We often talk about pests that affect humans, cats, and dogs, but a lot of us also have pet birds. Birds are also a common visitor to gardens and are known to nest in eaves and gutters. These birds often bring their own problems, such as the slip-n-slide that was once your lawn when geese … Read more

How to Get Rid of Possums (or Is It Opossums?)

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There are quite a few woodland critters that make it into American pop culture, even though you may never meet one in person. Skunks, raccoons, deer, and opossums are great examples of this. But of these, the opossum is one that suffers from an identity crisis which can often lead to the wrong information in … Read more

How to Get Rid of Armadillos

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Mother Nature comes up with some of the craziest things. Just go onto your favorite video platform and look up electron microscope images for some crazy critters that belong in a sci-fi movie. But these cool designs also occur on the macro scale. Take, for example, the armadillo. These cute little guys are something you’d … Read more

How to Get Rid of Argentine Ants

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There’s an old saying that goes “strength in numbers”, an this can certainly be true of pests, as well. In fact, ants tend to be one of the most prevalent pests out there, from pavement ants and carpenter ants to frequent indoor invaders such as grease ants and the umbrella term of sugar ants (which … Read more

How to Get Rid of Copperhead Snakes

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There are four different categories of venomous snakes in the US: copperheads, coral snakes, cottonmouths, and rattlesnakes. Out of these, there are seven different species of rattler and one each of the other three native to the US. All of these are considered dangerous and should be avoided. But today, we’re going to focus on … Read more

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, what you think you know about black widows is actually wrong. Those iconic images of a black spider with a red hourglass under her abdomen are only one of several species of black … Read more

How to Get Rid of Grease Ants (Thief Ants)

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Ants are one of the most prolific critters on the planet for a good reason. They’re organized, social, and able to solve simple problems by leaving scent trails for one another. But this also makes them one of the most frustrating household pests. Depending on the type or species, ants can have relatively small colonies … Read more