Exploding Apartments

Exploding Apartments

Is it possible to blow up your apartment while spraying for bugs? According to this Reuters article, a New Jersey man recently did exactly that. Are these spray cans a major threat to household safety? Salon.com says explosions could happen…

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When Lady Bugs Attack

When Lady Bugs Attack

Everyone loves lady bugs except when they invade your home by the thousands. A friend of mine recently had a lady bug infestation and dug up this page for ways to manage it. The best plan is to stop them…

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Mosquito Trap

Mosquito Trap

There is nothing more annoying than a bunch of bloodthirsty mosquitoes roaming around your backyard. The army of them that joined my family’s July 4th celebration was far too much to fend off with a small bottle of bug spray.…

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Getting Rid Of Bats

Getting Rid of Bats

I'll never forget the time my wife and I were dive-bombed by a bat while we were in bed at a lake house. We spent the entire night cowering under the sheets. This was several years ago so this article…

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Once Bitten

Once Bitten

I drive on the highway in Central Florida, which means I get bombarded with the “love bug” (Plecia nearctica) just about everywhere I go. Don’t cry for me nearctica. The truth is I never felt you. All through your wild…

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Is It Stealing?

Is It Stealing?

Every Monday morning I put out my recycling and grit my teeth. I hate it. I am all for the saving of the planet and its natural resources. It is the little industrious man in the brand new Toyota Sienna…

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