Post Tagged with: "Pests"

Removing Ants Naturally That’s Safe for You and Your Family

Removing Ants Naturally That’s Safe for You and Your Family

Ants, a common nuisance for homeowners, love kitchens for obvious reasons. Even if you keep your counters and cupboards clear of food, ants will find a way into your home and only need a few drops of spilled soda or bread crumbs to make them decide to stick around for […]

Mosquito Killers

Mosquito Killers

These blood suckers are what we fear most at dusk when they are at their most potent. We’re spending a few days in Tucson with our Dad and the nice desert evenings are virtually clear of mosquitoes that can be such a nuisance in other parts of the country. Bob […]

What’s Behind the Cabinets?

What’s Behind the Cabinets?

This question we sometimes ponder but in reality would not really want to know the answer if we suspect rodents or any other type of pest. Installing new cabinets allows us to answer this question and the DIYDiva has done just that and to her dismay discovered a pile of […]

Keep Insects and Bugs Out this Summer

Keep Insects and Bugs Out this Summer

Lady bugs are one of the most welcome of summer insects because they are wrapped in pretty coloring and feed on aphids which are pests in gardens. But there are a plethora of other insects that aren’t so welcoming and when the summer months hit they seek refuge in cooler […]

The Trouble with Cockroaches

The Trouble with Cockroaches

It’s too bad we all don’t have cockroach killing birds to keep these pests from entering our homes. No matter how clean you keep your place, cockroaches can still find a way in. But it’s not just the gross-factor that makes us what to get rid of them, the microscopic […]

Mice and Rats and Squirrels – Oh My!

Mice and Rats and Squirrels – Oh My!

Here are some links with helpful tips for preventing pests from entering your home as well as what to do if they’ve already made a home in your home. Dealing with Mice, Bats, Deer, and Other Pests [Real Simple] How to Keep Pests Out of Your House [This Old House] […]

Ant Control

Ant Control

An old friend recently brought to our attention an ant problem that she’s been having which brings to mind our own ant episodes from a few years back. Prevention is the best weapon and removing the source of Ant food should be your first step. We recommend going the non-pesticide […]