Can Alcohol Kill Termites?

We all know that alcohol has antimicrobial and disinfectant properties. Because of this, some people try to use alcohol to get rid of home pests — such as termites. But can alcohol kill termites? Yes, alcohol can kill termites. But in general, products found in the home are not 100% effective when it comes to … Read more

Common Garden Pests to Look Out For

Your garden will attract different kinds of animals, from insects such as ants to small animals like squirrels. This is understandable. After all, your garden has food, water, and shelter for these creatures. Unfortunately, some of these creatures can be a nuisance in your garden. Here are the most common garden pests you should look … Read more

Solitary Wasps — What Are They?

When you hear the word “wasp,” you immediately think of an angry yellow flying insect that stings you. That would be a yellow jacket… In reality, there are many types of wasps. And many of them are not even harmful, such as the group of wasp species called solitary wasps. But what exactly are solitary … Read more

Dry Scalp After Lice Treatment?

Have you ever had a dry scalp after head lice treatment? You are not alone. Some people do experience a dry scalp after head lice treatment. Here’s everything you need to know about having a dry scalp after lice treatment — why you experience it and what you can do about it. Why you do … Read more

Can Rats Chew Through Metal?

We all know that rats can chew! But what is the extent of their chewing power? Can rats chew through metal? Yes, rats can chew through metal. It depends on what type of metal. Not all metals are created equal — some are stronger than others and more resilient against rats. Rats can chew through … Read more

Why You Have Millipedes In Your Garden

Millipedes are arthropods that you may find in your garden — not to be confused with centipedes… Both millipedes and centipedes have segmented bodies with multiple pairs of legs. But centipedes have flatter bodies while millipedes are rounder in shape. Millipedes are considered a minor pest to gardeners and in some respects, they are actually … Read more

Prevent Houseflies with Cloves and Lemons

There are many natural ways to prevent houseflies. For instance, some people find that using vinegar works. Another natural method you could try is using cloves and lemons. Here’s everything you need to know on how to prevent houseflies with cloves and lemons… Using cloves and lemons to prevent houseflies Cloves and lemons are effective … Read more

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Naturally

Bed bugs are some of the worst pests you can have in your home. They are not just dirty and unsightly. They can also be a risk to your health — primarily because of their bites. If you want to use natural remedies and not go down the pest control professionals and commercial pesticides route, … Read more

Are Garden Centipedes Dangerous?

Your garden will naturally attract different kinds of animals, including curiosities like centipedes — fast-moving insects with long bodies and many jointed legs. Centipedes are unusual looking creatures and if you do not know much about them they can seem otherworldly and scary. People often ask us “Are garden centipedes dangerous?” Well, centipedes do bite, … Read more