Removing food and water sources is an effective method of controlling gnat populations. Fungus gnats, the type most commonly found in homes, thrive in areas where potted plants, gardens and compost are found. A shovel, s... More »

The best way to kill gnats is to wipe them out in their larval stages by allowing wet soil in house plants and other locations to dry completely. Adult gnats around plants or other areas can be removed using the hose att... More »

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A gnat is a small winged fly that belongs to the same suborder as mosquitoes. They are characterized by long legs, small bodies and weak flying abilities. Gnats can be biting or nonbiting and may feed on insects, plants ... More »

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To get rid of gnats in the kitchen, get rid of rotten food, store food items in a secure location, clean the kitchen, remove moisture, put your compost outside, and kill them with a flyswatter or bug spray. Getting rid o... More »

Most people choose to kill gnats using pesticides or opt for a mixture of water, vinegar, and dish soap for a safer alternative that will not harm pets. Due to the number of species of gnats, there is no single best way ... More »

Essential oils, vanilla extract and fans can be used to control gnat populations. Fans can be placed strategically in areas where gnats are a nuisance to encourage the pests to move. More »

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To get rid of scorpions in the home, remove all clutter from indoor and outdoor spaces, seal any cracks in the home's walls or foundation, eliminate other pests that serve as food sources for scorpions and set commercial... More »