Does Vacuuming Ants Kill Them?

Does Vacuuming Ants Kill Them

 Have you ever been a little lazy and just tried to suck up ants or other bugs? One day, as another insect disappeared into the vacuum, I thought, “Does vacuuming ants kill them?” Highly reputable websites recommend vacuuming ants to kill them. A Brazil spider test study proves that they will die, with certain caveats. Do you […]

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How to Kill Ants with Bleach?

The weather changes and all of a sudden, and you have ants crawling all over your house, making it obvious that you need an effective pest repellent. In an attempt to save money, you think, “Does bleach kill ants?” Online research says that it does, but bleach isn’t an insecticide. Plus, pouring bleach anywhere is environmentally […]

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How to Get Rid of Fire Ants with Baking Soda? Does it Kill Them?

 Once I identified some fire ants on my property, I became concerned, since my wife is allergic to them. I looked online and found several home remedies for killing ants (click here), including baking soda. While wondering, “Will baking soda kill fire ants?” I found the answer is a categorical NO. Are you serious about killing […]

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Can Humans Get Fleas from Dogs?

Can Humans Get Fleas from Dogs

Can Humans Get Fleas from Dogs?Looking into the sunlight, you see specks of dust flying off your dog. You part your dog’s fur and sure enough, fleas are jumping off your pet onto your arm. You immediately pose the question, “Can humans get fleas from dogs?” The answer is a definite yes – but there […]

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Natural, Electronic & Ultrasonic Bat Repellents, Do They Work?

bat repellents do they work

Bat Repellents: Are They Really Effective? It’s true that bats can be repelled. However, that can only be accomplished if one uses the right repellents. Unfortunately, not all repellents, even though they may be highly effective, are legal or appropriate.Some jurisdictions prohibit the use of bat repellents, while other repellents are unusually cruel and harmful to use. This […]

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