Pests

Types of Gnats| Gnat Bites | How to Get Rid of Gnats at Home?

A gnat is a part of many species of tiny flying insects in the dipterid suborder Nematocera, especially those in the families of Mycetophilidae, Anisopodidae and Sciaridae. They can be both biting and non-biting. Most often, the gnats fly in large numbers, called clouds. Some gnats don’t damage plants and are considered as a nuisance. Usually, larvae don’t cause serious plant damage, but when present in…

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Types of Cockroaches | Home Remedies to Kill Roaches

Different types of roaches There are different types of species of roaches in the world. Some of the common species include German Cockroaches, American Cockroaches, Brown-Banded Cockroaches, and Oriental Cockroaches. 1. German Cockroaches These cockroaches are one of the most common species and are 13-16 mm long. They are pale brown, with two dark-brown stripes…

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Squirrel Problems | How to Catch a Squirrel | Home Made Traps

How to identify a squirrel problem? Following are some signs that you’ve a squirrel problem at your residence: 1. Strange noises around your home If paying attention, there are fair chances that you’ll hear a squirrel before any visual evidence, especially during the winters or rainy months. 2. Damage around your home It is difficult…

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About Scorpions | Home Remedies to Get Rid of Scorpions

Scorpions are members of the class Arachnida and are closely related to spiders, mites, and ticks. They are considered as desert dwellers, but they also dwell in Brazilian forests, British Columbia, North Carolina, and also in the Himalayas. These hardy, flexible arthropods have been around for hundreds of millions of years. Diet of Scorpions There…

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Deer Flies | Homemade Traps to Get Rid of Deer Flies

Deer flies are bloodsucking insects; they’re harmful pests to humans and cattle also. They are big flies with enormous brightly colored compound eyes. They are bigger than the common housefly and tinier than the horse-fly. There are almost 250 species of deer in the genus Chrysops.  What do Deer Flies eat? Female deer flies are…