Chiggers in the home are most often the result of people accidentally picking them up in shady, grassy areas and transporting them inside on clothes or skin. Fortunately, these mites do not reproduce in houses and are no... More »

Poor sanitation is the main cause of house fly infestations. Organic matter, including garbage, pet food and animal feces, attracts flies because it provides food and breeding grounds. More »

Chiggers can be killed by using hot, soapy water. Taking a bath generally washes off the pests, killing most of the chiggers that have attached to the skin as well as the chiggers that are still crawling. Though this des... More »

To get rid of spiders naturally, use diatomaceous earth and glue traps inside the home, and eliminate areas where spiders may hide. Outdoors, remove webs manually, and remove any debris on the property that shelters spid... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Removing damp areas from the interior and exterior of a home, sealing off entry points into a house and using chemical pesticides are recommended ways to control millipede infestations. Millipedes thrive in outdoor and i... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

To get rid of mothball smell, ventilate the affected areas of the home, and remove all visible mothballs and mothball flakes in the home. Wash hard surfaces with a general-purpose cleaner, and continue exposing the home ... More »

Home remedies to get rid of cockroaches include spreading baking soda, borax or diatomaceous earth in the affected areas of the home. Experts recommend mixing Borax and baking soda with sugar or other ingredients, such a... More »