If you purchase bug spray it will likely contain a chemical called DEET. Simply put – DEET is nasty stuff, so unless you are plagued by mosquitoes and have no other option, I would steer clear of the stuff. I accidently sprayed some DEET on a tent when camping once… It melted the material! Below […]
Homemade & Natural Pest Control Methods & Tutorials
Here you will find the homemade and natural pest control articles and tutorials that we have published. Topics include - natural insect repellents, natural bug killing sprays, homemade flea and stink bug traps and much more... Here are a few of our most popular natural pest control posts --
How To Get Rid Of Carpenter Bees Naturally Without Killing Them.
The No 1 BEST Homemade Stink Bug Trap (TESTED!)
Flea Home Remedies & A Homemade Flea Trap That Really Work!
3 Homemade Gnat Traps & 2 Homemade Gnat Sprays That Work!
How To Get Rid Of Wasps: Includes A DIY Wasp Trap!
This PVC tube homemade squirrel trap is useful for getting rid of pest squirrels and also for trapping wild squirrels for food. This trap is humane, in that it doesn’t kill or harm the squirrel once caught (providing you check it regularly). It’s up to you, if it is a pest squirrel, you can either […]
Of all the ants in the US, none is feared or loathed as much as the red imported fire ant. Fire ants can ruin a garden in no time at all, they are aggressive, they have a painful sting (especially if you are stung multiple times), but the serious problems start when they begin entering […]
If you want to know how to get rid of cockroaches without expensive and nasty chemicals, you’ve come to the right place! The technique below is cheap, chemical/fume-free and natural… What You Need: Borax Sugar What you do: Mix the borax and sugar in equal quantities. The amount you make will be dependent on […]
From time to time, we have had problems with rats… We didn’t want to pay a small fortune on rat poison or a professional pest control service, so this got me wondering whether there were any cheaper (and safer) homemade rat poison/killer recipes or options. After some research and experimenting, we feel this is the […]
Fleas are one of the biggest problems any pet owner has. Once your pet has fleas and has brought them into the home they get into the carpets, couches, and even into the beds causing bites and irritation to you, your children and pets. For those of you who don’t wish to use chemical insecticides on […]
So finally, after several requests, here’s a post about a natural homemade flea killer spray for use in the yard and outdoors. We have written a few posts on natural flea remedies and how to deal with fleas without harsh chemical insecticides. Up until now, these posts have focused on eradicating fleas on the pets […]
Before delving into how to get rid of carpenter bees without killing them, let’s take a few moments to further understand these troublesome, but vital insects. You will then have a better understanding of how best to get rid of carpenter bees from your home and property without harming them. Carpenter bees are most commonly […]