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Hornets: 8 Things To Know Before Your Next Encounter

Hornets are fascinating creatures, but for many, they’re terrifying pests. It can be difficult to tell hornets apart from their wasp and yellow jacket relatives, and not many people stick around long enough to figure it out.  In this article, we’ll answer the most common questions about hornets so you can know what to do …

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Hornet Nest Problems? Here Are The Most Effective Sprays

Hornets build their nests in trees, eaves, house siding, and occasionally in attics. They can be invasive insects that scare people and can be lethal for those allergic to the venom. Getting rid of hornet nests can bring a lot of comfort to a household. What is the best hornet nest spray? Pesticide foam sprays …

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The Best Mothball Alternatives & How To Use Them Effectively

Mothballs may remind you of visiting your grandparents’ house when you were young. They’re a strong source of nostalgia for many people. These days, you hardly see them around any more, thanks to the discovery of just how toxic they are to people, pets, and the environment. What are some alternatives to mothballs? Lavender, cedar, …

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Best Mosquito Repellent Candles: Indoor & Outdoor Options

Repelling mosquitoes can be irritating, especially if you don’t like the smell and feel of repellent sprays. Luckily, repellent candles are effective, and they don’t cause any discomfort, especially when they’re smokeless or unscented. What are the best mosquito repellent candles? Indoor candles to repel mosquitoes should be smokeless and contain scents such as citronella, …

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How To Get Rid of Mosquitoes: Natural & Pesticide Solutions

Mosquitoes are insects that ruin lovely summer evenings for many people. They buzz around and leave itchy little bumps all over your legs and arms while you’re trying to enjoy time outdoors. If they get inside your home, you’ll be pestered no matter what you’re doing, especially at night. How do you get rid of …

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