Category Archive: Pest Control

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Jul 03

Send The Gophers Packing

If gophers are driving you crazy there are things you can do to send them packing. If you try to make them leave and that doesn’t work, unfortunately you may need to resort to poisoning them. The only good thing about doing that is they die underground so you won’t have to deal with the …

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Jun 29

Build a Homemade Mosquito Killing Trap

This step by step tutorial of how to build a homemade mosquito killing trap draws them into their death. Mosquitoes carry many different diseases that can be transferred to humans, horses and even dogs. If there’s one thing pretty much anyone can agree on, it’s that mosquitoes are annoying and can be distracting. In places …

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Jun 26

All Natural Tick Repellent For People And Dogs

If you have ticks in your area and spend a lot of time outdoors then you and your dogs probably end up with ticks after spending time outside. There are chemical tick repellents such as Frontline that you can put on your dog but it is kind of pricey and while it may repel ticks …

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Jun 12

Build a Homemade Humane PVC Squirrel Trap

This step by step tutorial of how to build a homemade humane PVC squirrel trap is an option to dealing with a homesteading pest or as a way to catch small game. Squirrels need to be trapped to keep them from damaging your home and outbuildings, attacking your garden and stealing food from the bird …

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Jun 09

Chiggers and How to Get Relief from Their Bites

Come learn what is a Chigger and how to get relief from their bites can be a life saver when you are going insane from the itching consuming your skin. Chiggers are a certain type of mite from the family Trombiculidae. They are also arachnids, like spiders and ticks. They are very small, red and …

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May 31

Fly Control Method From Spain

If you like to eat outdoors and the flies bother you, check out this easy diy method to control the flies. It seems in Spain they have a horrible fly problem, especially when they try to eat outdoors. The flies are all over their food. So they came up with a way of using a …

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