All about mosquito bites

It does not stop with the itching

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Mosquito bites are not just itchy they can also be dangerous.

The good news however is that it can be prevented.

The website All You for instance shared home remedies to prevent and at the same time soothe the skin following mosquito bites.

“Break out the soap and water. Washing the affected area will definitely help relieve some of the irritation, since washing removes any trace of the mosquito saliva that causes itchiness. If you happen to have soap that contains oatmeal or aloe, try rubbing the soap on the bite to reduce the urge to scratch.

Read the rest of the tips here.

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Tip Hero meantime published an article advising its readers on what to do after being bitten by mosquitoes. Pest Control 

“So even after all of your preparation in trying to keep the bugs at bay, you’ve been defeated by a, or several, persistent bug(s). What now? You know you’re not supposed to scratch those bites as you know that could result in a pretty nasty infection. But how on earth do you soothe that terrible itching?

Read it here.

Prevention.com for its part shared ways on how to keep yourself from getting bitten by pesky mosquitoes. Pest Control Poway

“It’s backyard barbecue season—but you’re not the only one planning a feast. The mosquitoes are out and ready to chow down. But before you fill another shopping bag with citronella candles, it’s important to understand your adversary.”

Check out the rest of the post here.

So what do you do to prevent mosquito bites?

Signs of Mice Infestation

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Signs of Mice Infestation

Is it time to get a cat?

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Are you suspecting mice presence around your home? (Photo Credits)

They may look cute in cartoons, but mice, mouse, rats, rodents, whatever people call them are just filthy and disgusting.

For a homeowner suspecting about mice infestation in his home, Batzner shared telltale signs of mice infestation.

“They might seem somewhat harmless or an issue that you can take care of yourself with traps or other products, however, a mice infestation is a dangerous problem and not to be taken lightly. Mice carry a wide variety of diseases and their continuous gnawing can cause damage to your electrical wiring, sparking a fire. Additionally, if mice are not effectively driven out of your home or business, they can multiply very quickly.”

Read the top ten signs here.

The website How to Get Rid of Mice shared ten best mouse baits for you to place next to your traps. San Diego

“Mice are crafty little creatures. They may try to sneak away with the bait before getting caught.”

Here are the top 10 baits.

Some rats though can resist rat poison, or avoid baits, as shared in the report of British website Independent. Poway California 

“An increasing number of huge rats immune to over-the-counter poisons are threatening to invade British homes this winter, the British Pest Control Association has warned. Experts say that unlike their normal-sized relatives, the mutant rodents are not only resistant to toxic pellets used by many home-owners, but are getting bigger and stronger.”

Check out the rest of the article here.

Of course if a homeowners wants to totally eliminate any threat of infestation, the way to go is to call the professionals. Call for a competent and reliable pest control service.

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Quickest Way to Get Rid of Ants

Keep your home fee from ants

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Ants may not be as germy as cockroaches or flies, but they can still be very annoying, especially if you find them in your home. Ace1Pest  

Tip Hero shared a great and quick way to totally eliminate ants in the home at fastest possible time.

“Every Spring the ants start to show up. I’ll first see a couple on my kitchen counter or on the floor below. I’ve searched and searched for a simple, all-natural solution, and I finally found it. The secret is Borax, a 100% natural product found in most ant-control products. You can find it in most supermarkets.”

Read more here.

Meta Spoon meantime shared yet another hack to keep your home free from ants during the summer months. Ace1Pest

“Summer is here! Well, it is for some of us on this planet. Regardless of what season it is for you right now, you don’t want to miss this. YouTuber Grant Thompson has some really cool tips and tricks to help make your day-to-day life that much easier. From eating hamburgers to getting rid of pesky ants, this video will make you smack your forehead wondering why you didn’t know these things before.”

Watch the video here.

Jumble Joy for its part shared its secret formula for quickly getting rid of ants.

Prepare some hot water, grab the honey and sugar, and get started! In a cup, pour in six teaspoons of your sugar and six teaspoons of Borax. Then, add the boiling water and mix it all together. Add honey once the sugar has dissolved — this will give ants all the reason to come have a little taste. Next, let your mixture cool and add it to a spray bottle.”

Read more here.

How do you get rid of ants in your home?

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How to get rid of fruit flies in your home

Natural ways to eradicate fruit flies in the home

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Get rid of fruit flies in no time. (Photo Credits)

Fruit flies may not bite but is annoying and are just as dirty as it other germ-carrying insects.  When they are fully grown they can even be very gross, especially when they come in swarms.

Thankfully there is an easy, and all-natural solution to get rid of these pesky creatures.

Jumblejoy.com shared in a video clip that the main ingredient to the homemade fly bait is most likely in your pantry. San Diego, CA 

“You might have heard tips such as disposing of all your rotting fruits and vegetables, empty and clean trash and recycle bins frequently, replace old sponges and mops often, and fix slow drains and plumbing. Although those fixes may work temporarily, it does not get rid of the problem. If you have reached your limit with these nuisance pests, grab some apple cider vinegar, plastic wrap, a device to poke holes—a toothpick or comb—and a bowl or cup.”

Watch the video here.

The website All You offered an alternative solution for your fly bait in case you’ve ran out of cling wrap. Poway, CA     

“Don’t have plastic wrap on hand? You can also use cardstock to make a funnel, then attach it to the bottle with tape.”

Check out the step-by-step instructions here.

Mommypage for its part shared a different hack this time using fruits.

“If you have a problem with fruit flies, for example, then cut up some banana and mix it in with some leftover mango peels. Place this mix into a plastic container and cover it with cellophane. Poke a small hole in the cellophane that is big enough for the fruit flies. They will all get trapped inside and you can just toss the container away!”

Read the rest of the post here.

Did you ever have a fruit fly problem in your home?

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