Posts Tagged ‘pest control’

Help, how do I get rid of drain flies?

Dear Home-Ec 101, I have three window wells in my finished basement.  I am forever finding little black dead flies.  I have sprayed, thrown gallons of bleach and ammonia down the window wells.  In the window wells I found something like yellow cocoons that I think they have built.  There were several in each well. …

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The Ants Come Marching One by One

Okay, so. I hate ants. Hate. Hate. My realistic side knows the fact that I have ants in my house right now has more to do with the heat, humidity and rain than my house being messy or full of crumbs (otherwise they’d be in my kitchen, right?). I have been using a spray that…

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How to Get Rid of Ants

Dear Home Ec 101, We bought our older house six years ago, and knew then that the backyard had a bit of an ant problem.  Fast forward to this year, when I’ve decided that I can’t stand it anymore! What is a good, non-toxic way to get rid of a majority of ant hills?  So…

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