How to Avoid Mistakes: Get Rid of Bed Bugs

How to Avoid Mistakes: Get Rid of Bed Bugs Getting rid of bed bugs can seem difficult, but there are some big mistakes that you need to avoid to be successful.  We will lay out the steps to never skip when you think or know you have bed bugs in your home or apartment.   Bed Bugs are not seasonal and will be around winter, spring or summer.  These days populations are just rising and the number of infestations reported are rising and do not look like this will be slowing down any time soon.  Because of the high level of international travel and cohabitation, we need to know what to look for and how to address the infestation.   Unfortunately, they can turn up seemingly overnight – they breed quickly, and many sufferers go to bed perfectly healthy only to wake up to find that they've become a buffet…

Insects Sprays are The Solution For Infestation

There are times in our life when the only solution to pesky invasion of insects into our gardens or plants involves the removal of the pests. However the choice on how to remove the pests is another process. To use or not to use an insect spray is the ultimate question, and which type to use is another question all in itself. Investigate the types of bugs that are damaging your plants or annoying your company. Each  bug sprayis designed to repel a certain type of bug. Some of the sprays are designed for only one type while others kill off mass quantities. There are chemical and organic alternatives to use to rid your dwelling of these pesky insects. There are even other methods to use if you want to avoid insects spray all together. However, many find that alternatives to sprays aren’t as effective and seem to be more…

Garden Pest Control Tips

Garden pest control is an essential key to having a healthy garden. Although some insects are good for your flowers and plants, such as ladybugs, one must be quick to identify the type of insects you find so you can eradicate those that are harmful to your plants and flowers quickly and effectively.  Some garden pests can be controlled and kept at bay by planting natural “repellants”, such as lavender, onions and marigolds. Many insects are offended by these types of plants and will stay away from them, in turn, staying off of your prized roses or zucchini at the same time. If the insect population is not controlled by these natural methods, an insecticide may need to be used for garden pest control.  To eradicate your garden of pests, you must first identify the insects.  Once identified, you can then begin to do some research to find out what…

Important Tips for Keeping Ants Out

There's nothing particularly harmful about having ants invade your home, but most people find them quite unpleasant. They like to hang out on the walls and get into food, and it turns into quite a pest. Luckily, being a bit more careful can make them lose interest in your home pretty quickly, and if those tips don't work, there are a lot of readily available Do it yourself pest control treatments that are sure to get rid of them. If you're noticing a few ants, or are afraid you might get them, here are a few things you can do: Close up your Food Keep any food in airtight containers, like seal-able bags or tupperware. This way, they can't smell food, and even if they can, they can't obtain it, so they have no reason to invade. Also, make sure your floors, tables, and counters are clear of any crumbs…

Warmer Months Otherwise Known as Termite Season

Every year, termites – yes, those small, harmless-looking insects – cause $5 billion in property damage. It's not exactly the mental imagery homeowners wish to conjure up when thinking thoughts about spring and summer; surely they'd rather envision their blooming gardens and lush lawns. Unfortunately, these pesky creatures are a homeowner's worst nightmare, and they don't discriminate. Many homeowners don't even know they have termite issues until it's too late. Some of the tell-tale signs of their presence include swarms and shed wings as well as the mud tubes they use to travel. If you notice any cracked or bubbling paint, or wooden structures that have a hollow sound to them, your home has most likely become termite dinner. Fortunately, there are many treatments available for termites (however, you're still going to need to repair the damaged parts of your home). You could call up a professional who will most…

Various Forms Of Non Toxic Pest Control

Are you tired of pests taking over your home and garden, and looking for a non toxic pest control solution?   Solutions that use natural products allow you to take advantage of natural ingredients without adding harmful effects to your immediate environment. They will enable you to drive off unwanted insects and rodents, but also leave your house smelling as sweet as a candy store. We all know about the beneficial effects of lemongrass (a.k.a. citronella) oil, and its ability to repel all sorts of blood-sucking, stinging, and biting critters. The market is literally saturated with all sorts of citronella products like candles, tiki torches, sprays, tablets, granules, etc. It is a wonderful product to use outdoors in recreational areas, and in the garden. However, many find its aroma to be unpleasant so it may not be quite as beneficial to use inside your home. There are two sweet smelling products…