Dec 172012
 

Green Home Pest Control - How to Identify your pests, bug proof your house, and use commercial non-toxic pest control, DIY pest control and food based remedies to eliminate pests.

Green home pest control is something we all need at one point or another.  Let’s face it, no matter how clean your house is or how much you do to keep pests away from your home, you’re almost guaranteed to suffer an invasion eventually. When it happens, you’ll need some pest control solutions to make the problem go away. When you think of controlling pest invasions, some people assume you need nasty chemicals and other poisonous substances to do it. This is not true at all!  You can control pests with green techniques that keep the environment cleaner and your house safer for pets, kids and anyone else.

Let’s go over several green pest control tips that will do an excellent job of getting rid of miniature invaders without tainting your conscience or your home. They’re inexpensive too! Continue reading »

Jul 032012
 

Non-toxic insect control
Unwanted six legged visitors driving you “buggy”? Use these simple, non-toxic home pest control methods to eliminate and reduce common household bugs and avoid standard, neurotoxic organophosphate pesticides.

Keep flies and biting flies away

A time honored trick for keeping common flies away from animals and outdoor activities is to hang gallon plastic bags half filled with water with a penny in the bottom near the area you want fly free.

natural fly repellant

Apparently, the reflection of light off the water keeps the flies away. (It might be sensory overload of their compound eyes?) Make sure to hang the bag in the sun to get the best effect.  I have not tried this, because we usually don’t have much trouble with flies, but have seen it recommended on several sites. Let me know if you’ve tried it an how it worked for you. Continue reading »