Homemade Fire Ant Killer Recipe

Ant's Bite
Fire Ant” other name of Pain. Almost everyone has experience of fire ant's bite. Their venom make pain like fire burn. Sometimes they become problem in our life. They biite our kids, destroy our garden, damage our grains, and even our furniture. Many of us use chemical baits for controlling those devils. But, chemical baits are not good for our nature, atmosphere, and ECO system.

For this we need to know homemade fire ant killer recipe. Today I will introduce you with some good homemade techniques for controlling fire ants.

Stain remover

Is stain remover work for controlling fire ant!!!!!!!!Yes, stain remover works for controlling those insects. Because it contains “BORAX”. Borax is a powerful product which is very much capable of controlling ants. So, you should go to your laundry room at first after identifying ants attack in your house for finding stain remover and directly spray on them. It will help you controlling them dramatically.

Boric acid and Sugar

Yes, again I am telling you to use boric acid for controlling fire ants. This is a good handmade product, is used for controlling fire ants. The recipe is, ½ or 1 tablespoon of boric acid, 6 tablespoon of sugar, and 1 cup of water. Dissolve boric acid and sugar in water as describe above, and then soak some cotton balls in it. Then spread those balls around the infested areas. After one or two days you will see the difference by your own eyes.

Mint Plant

Mint plants help controlling fire ants. If you have fire ants in your garden then plant mint into the garden. Mint will get them out from your garden.

Karo Syrup And 20 Mule Team Borax

Yes, 90% karo syrup and about 10%, 20 mule team borax is an effective homemade fire ant killer recipe. People use this for controlling house ants. Boil and shake until 100% dissolve, and then spray around the infested area.

Dish Washing Soap

One gallon of hot water and one teaspoon of dishwashing soap mixture is also a good product of controlling fire ants. This homemade recipe is good for controlling ants. Make that mixture and pour into the nest of ants. You will see the difference.

Best Way to Get Rid Of Roaches

Roaches are the ugliest, dirtiest, and most annoying house insect. Everyone hates them, and there have lots of reasons behind this. Roaches are responsible for spreading many bad diseases. Getting rid of roaches is really very difficult and time consuming, but not impossible. Keep them away from house and stay healthy. Today I will show you best way to get rid of roaches.

Water Jar Trap

Soda Bottle Trap
This can be a very good tool for controlling adult roaches. This is one of best homemade trap used for controlling roaches. It is equally effective for all type of roaches like Surinam Cockroach, Sand Cockroach, Flying Cockroach, Asian Cockroach, Woods Cockroach, Green Cockroach, Albino Cockroach, Florida Woods Cockroach, Death Head Cockroach, etc. can be controlled by water jar trap. Place any large water jar trap to any suitable walkway of cockroaches, filling  it partially. At night time roaches will enter into it and will not be able to escape. You can also mix some kerosene oil in it, for increasing the toxic effect of the liquid. This will ensure 100% dead of trapped roaches. This technique is one of the best ways to get rid of roaches.

Soda Bottle Trap

Another best way to get rid of roaches is customized soda bottle trap.  You need an empty soda bottle, a knife, and some tape for joining the parts of the bottle. Cut the soda bottle into two pieces and then join the parts as shown in the sketch. Partially fill it up with water and set it to any dark, and moist place of your house. You can use as many traps as you wish. You can use any type of pheromone bait for attracting them. Learn more about how to build a soda bottle trap from WikiHow.

Cucumber Peels

People tell cucumber peels are good for controlling those dirty insects. Roaches stay away from cucumbers peels. So, you can use this as bait for keeping your house roach free. It may not be best way to get rid of roaches, but it may work.

Adhesive Traps

Roaches can be controlled by using adhesive traps. Those traps are available in grocery shops near to your house.  Buy some adhesive traps and spread around the roach infested areas. Some adhesive traps contain pheromone which attracts them strongly.

Why Not Boric Acid!!!!

Like many other insects you can use boric acid as one of the best way to get rid of roaches. This is not very toxic, so you can use them inside your house. Boric acid kills roaches and keeps our house roach free. Buy some boric acid and sprinkle around the infested areas.

Follow above mentioned techniques and keep your house roach free. Remember roach free house ensure healthy family. No compromise with roaches. Moist free, dark free, and clean house, can never be a house of roaches. Roach free house ensure, healthy and happy family.

Signs of Bedbugs

Bedbug is one of the most dangerous and annoying house insects. They are really very dangerous. Getting rid of bedbug is one of the most hard, time consuming, difficult, and definitely costly extermination process. It is important and necessary to identify the infestation as early as possible. Because, a large number of bedbug is really a matter of great tension. If we know the signs of bedbug infestation properly, then we will be able to take immediate steps for controlling them.

Musty odor

Bedbug spread one kind of obnoxious and musty odor. The odor is very annoying. Almost every people dislike that odor. Bedbug infested areas have that kind of odor. If you feel any odor like that you should inspect your mattress, headboard, pillows, bed sheets, etc. very carefully. Odor is one of the strong signs of bed bug infestation.

Bed Bug Fecal Spots

Bedbug Fecal Spots
Bedbug infested areas contains lots of fecal spots. You can easily identify bed bug infestation if you know those fecal spots. See an image of Fecal Spots of Bedbugs form the image below. 

Eggshells and Shed Skins

Bedbug's Egg 
Bedbug infested area contains a lots of eggshells and shed skins around the infested areas. Around the headboard, bed sheets, pillows, mattress, window cracks and voids, and also in the furniture cracks and voids you will see bedbug’s eggshells, and shed skins. If you see any suspicious things then search eggshells and shed skins, which are strong signs of bed bugs.

Blood stains

Bedbug blood stains
Blood stain is also one of the important signs of bed bug infestation. Bedbugs infested areas like bed sheets, pillow cover, mattress cover, etc. contains reddish dark blood strains. If you find any blood stains on those things then you should be careful about infestation. 

Nontoxic Spider Mite Treatment

Sometimes spider mites become a matter of great headache. Those arthropods are very dangerous for our plants. Getting rid of spiders is very difficult. They live inside our house, that's why we can't use chemical baits. 

No needs to be worried about it. Today we will learn a safe way of getting rid of spider mites. It is Nontoxic Spider Mite Treatment. Those tiny arthropods live underside of leaves. So it is very difficult to identify them at a glance. They tiny in size and also color less. So, we should check the underside of the leafs regularly. 

Let’s see some natural and nontoxic technique of spider mite treatment.

  1. Neem Oil: Like many other insects, Spider Mites can be controlled by using Neem Oil. Neem oil is a natural substance and 100% nontoxic. It is equally effective for treatment and prevention of spider mites. It is one of the cheapest pesticides used for controlling house insects.
  2. Wash/Showering: This can also be a good technique for controlling Spider Mites. Regularly shower your plants, this will wash away those tiny insects. And you will have spider mite free garden.
  3. Temperature Controlling: This is another good technique of nontoxic spider mite treatment. Spiders like to live above 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Indoor gardens may have temperature higher than 60 degree Fahrenheit. So, you have to ensure proper ventilation system for keeping temperature below that level.
  4. Use lady bugs: Lady Bugs are powerful predatory insect, who kills spider mites. By increasing the Predatory Insects in your garden you can easily control those annoying insects. This nontoxic spider mite treatment is not widely used, but you can try.
  5. Keep Clean: This is the key of nontoxic spider mite treatment. Not only spider mite, but also all house insects can be controlled by ensuring clean and dry atmosphere. Waste free and dry atmosphere discourage the growth of insects.

Spider Mites

Nontoxic Spider Mite Treatment is not a very difficult task. Just you have to keep your eyes open and use proper techniques. Prevention is always better than cure. Natural and nontoxic products help us by keeping balance into the Ecosystem. So, we should only use natural and Eco friendly products for controlling insects.

Spider Control by Chestnuts

Some species of spiders are very dangerous. Few species are even more toxic than snakes. Huge number of people are getting serious injury by those devils each year. Getting rid of spiders is really very difficult and sometimes very costly. 

Natural techniques are really very effective and Eco friendly. Today, I am going to introduce you with a natural product used for controlling spiders. Chestnut is a nice and super effective product used for controlling house spiders.

Why Chestnuts for Spider Controlling?

There have many chemical pesticides in the market used for controlling spiders. Many of them are nice working for controlling spiders. But, some of them are toxic and may have bad effect on Ecosystem. Which results long term negative effect on nature. In such a situation Chestnuts can be a good alternative of those chemical pesticide.

Spider Control by Chestnuts

Chestnuts Repel Spiders

Chestnut is very familiar among people for controlling spiders. Chestnut Oil is a natural repellent of spiders. This bio oil is not toxic. So, you can use it anywhere you need. Your kids and pets are 100% safe from this pesticide.

You can also use chestnuts directly on the infested areas. Place fresh nuts near the corner of the room, headboard, door and window corners, cracks, voids, holes, dark places, and furniture. Those devils will leave your house definitely.

Preparation of Using Chestnut

You should do some additional work before sprinkling chestnuts. It will increase the effectiveness of chestnut. Spiders like dark places. They choose such places which are not randomly accessed by human. So, you should vacuum those places properly and remove unused and unnecessary goods from your house. Destroy all the webs of spider properly and clean them completely. Seal all the cracks, holes, and cavities of furniture, walls, windows, doors, etc.

Chestnuts with Other Spider Repellents

Getting rid of spider is really very difficult and time consuming. So, sometimes only one technique may not be sufficient for getting rid of spiders. In such a situation you may combine this technique with other technique of spider controlling. You can combine Tobacco or Lemon Juice or other citrus fruits with chestnuts. Those products will work equally with chestnut for controlling house spiders.

Hope you will have a spider free house by following these techniques. Chestnut will ensure you a spider free, clean, and safe house for you. Use chestnut oil and get rid of spiders naturally.

How to Hunt and Kill Black Widow Spiders?

Black Widow Spider

Blackwidow spiders are the most dangerous species of spider. I have already discussed How to Identify Black Widow Spiders and How to Prevent Black Widow Spiders. Today I will show you how to hunt and kill those deadly devils. Let’s see how to do that!!!

Locate Their Nets and Smash Them  

I already told that Black Widow Spiders are nocturnal insects. So, you will not find them at day time. You should look for their nets at daylight and destroy.

Where they are available? 

They love to live in dark. Normally people do not have access in such places. They love to live inside cracks, cavities, holes, corners of furniture, edge of windows and doors, inside unused shows, etc. Search those places of your house for identifying them. Do not try to kill them with naked hand, use gloves for your own safety, and use a long stick for killing those dangerous insects.

Choose A Suitable Tool From The List Below For Killing Those Insects

You can choose any of the technique from the list below for killing those black widow spiders. After identification those nets you should directly spray on them or sprinkle dust.
  • Dust: Dust are really very effective for controlling those devils. You should be very careful while using it. Direct contact may be very dangerous for kids and pets. You should use it inside holes, voids, cracks, etc.
  • Liquid Spray: You can use liquid spray on the edge of furniture, windows, doors, bookshelf, etc. It is available in pesticide shops in powdered form. You need to mix it with water for preparing the liquid spray.
  • Aerosol Spray: You can also use aerosol for killing black widow spiders. “WebOut Cobweb Eliminator” is a good Aerosol, you can try it. You will find many good aerosols in the market.
  • Smash the spiders: This is also a good technique of killing black widow spiders. Smash them with any wood piece, shoe, rolled paper, or something like that. Do not use your naked hand, they will bite you.
  • Vacuum Cleaner: This is also a good technique of killing black widow spiders. Use hose attached vacuum cleaner and suck them. A hose attached vacuum cleaner will keep you away from those dangerous spiders.

All those techniques are really very effective for controlling black widow spiders at home.  Keep your house clean and dark free. Regularly inspect those places which are potential for having black widow spiders. Early identification will help you saving time, money, and work. 

Many thanks for staying with us and also for your time. Hope you will have a black widow spider free safe house.  

How to Prevent Black Widow Spiders

Prevent Black Widow Spiders

Black widow spider is one of the most dangerous species of spider. They are 15 times more dangerous than rattle snake. I have already discussed about the process of identification in another article, called How to Identify Black Widow Spiders. Today, I will show you How to Prevent Black Widow Spiders. Prevention is better than cure. So, let’s start our journey!


Black widow spiders love to live in dark. They make their net in such places where people don't go regularly. Actually they like to live in such place where they can build net and hunt insects without any interruption. Holes, cavities, cracks, window edges, door frames, corner of the room, etc. are their likely places for making habitat. So, you should clean your house regularly.

Clutter Management

Clutter is the heaven to black widow spiders. They love to make net inside clutter. You can control them by proper clutter management. You should remove all the unnecessary clothes, shows, papers, books, etc. form your house.

Firewood and Debris Management

Firewood and debris are most likely place to back widow spiders for hiding inside and making nest. You should manage those things properly so that they can't make nest. You should remove unnecessary or unused firewood and debris from your house for preventing black widow spiders.

Remove vegetation, vines, and shrubs

Sometimes, produce vegetation, vines, shrubs etc. grows on our boundary walls. Those plants are safe habitat of spiders. Black widow spiders like to build nest there. So, you should keep your house free from vegetation, vines, and shrubs for preventing black widow spiders.

Proper Sealing Your Doors and Windows Cracks

It is very important to seal your doors and windows properly for preventing black widow spiders. Very narrow space is enough for a black widow spider for entering into your house. So, you should seal each and every crack, cavity, hole for preventing them. You may use silica gel for sealing those cracks. You should sprinkle some pesticide dust into those cracks and cavities before sealing. This will kill black widow spiders if there is any.

Use Screen On Door and Window

You can use door and window screen for preventing black widow spiders. If already you are using screens then make sure there has no holes on the screen. And also ensure that the air ventilation screen is properly and tightly fitted. You should also install sweep brush under the door and window for preventing black widow spiders.

Use Yellow or Sodium Vapor Bulbs

Flies, insects, and crawlies are greatly attracted by traditional incandescent light bulbs. Black widow spiders are also attracted strongly by those lights. So, you should change light bulbs from incandescent to yellow or sodium vapor varieties. Yellow or Sodium Vapor Varieties light do not attract insects.

Install Insect Trap in Your House

By controlling house insects you will be able to reduce the food supply of black widow spiders. You can control house insects by using insect’s traps and baits into your house.

Use natural spider deterrents

This is a good idea for controlling black widow spiders without using any chemical pesticides.
  • Put Wrens Nest Box Into Your Garden: Wrens are great hunter of house insets. They kill every type of spiders including black widow spiders. You can encourage them for making nest into your garden by simply putting nest boxes. You may also use apple slices, peanut butter, bread crumbs, etc. for attracting wrens.
  • Use horse chestnuts: Horse chestnuts contains a chemical called “saponin”. Black widow spiders dislike saponin and always try to stay away form it. So, if you can sprinkle some horse chestnuts around the infested areas then the black widow spiders will stay away.
  • Use Lemon Juice: Black widow spiders dislike the smell of lemon. You can use lemon juice for preventing black widow spiders. Mix couple of lemon juices with 2 gallon of water and spray to the infested areas.
  • Use Peppermint Oil: Peppermint oil can also be used for preventing black widow spiders. They dislike the scent of peppermint oil and maintain safe distance from it. Very few drops of essential oil is enough for getting rid of black widow spiders.
  • Use eucalyptus: Black widow spiders dislike the smell of eucalyptus. Simply sprinkle some leaves of eucalyptus around the infested area. This will control black widow spiders at home.

Hope you will be able to prevent black widow spiders in your house by simply following the steps described above. Have a black widow spider free house, have a safe house. 

Homemade Fire Ant Killer Recipe

Ant's Bite “ Fire Ant ” other name of Pain. Almost everyone has experience of fire ant's bite. Their venom make pain like fir...