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How to Ward off Spiders from Your Home (Part 1 of 2)

Most of the people are averse to making spiders their uninvited guests in their residences, not to mention their unsightly appearance and the spine-tingling feeling you have when a spider crawls over your skin.  Here are some of the methods … Continue reading

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Mosquitoes are Crazier in Hot Weather & Prevention Tips

The unusually hot weather in Malaysia lately not only attracts more mosquitoes but also brings about a rise in cases of dengue fever.  The heat shortens the life cycle of mosquitoes from one week (which is normal life span) to … Continue reading

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Rat & Mouse Infestations, the Problems & How to Treat Them (Part II of II)

(i) There are different types of mousetrap to use, the famous ones are: a) Havahart Live Catch Mousetrap –  a conventional mousetrap with cage design which is humane and easy; b) Victor Electronic Mousetrap – like the name suggests, it’s … Continue reading

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Rat & Mouse Infestations, the Problems & How to Treat Them (Part I of II)

Rat and mouse infestations have become an increasingly grave issue in Malaysia.  As of last year, there have already been more than 146 food outlets shut down by the Health Ministry under Section 11 of the Food Act 1983, as … Continue reading

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How to Control Bed Bugs

Bed bug is one of the most difficult pests to control. To completely get rid of them is an almost impossible task largely because of their vast numbers and insanely fast reproduction cycle, plus, they are everywhere! The worst part … Continue reading

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How to Know if You Have Termite Problem?

Termites are the most nightmarish pests to home and building owners due to their disastrous and insatiable hunger for wooden materials.  Their presence is unbelievably damaging that they bring about billions in property damages every year!  Termites like to move in swarms … Continue reading

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Homemade Cockroach Traps

Cockroach infestation is a common and never-ending problem in our daily lives.  Roaches are everywhere, they are hard to catch and are prone to nocturnal activity.  How about making some cockroach traps on your own and let them work wonders at … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Mice & Rats Via Household Remedies

Many homeowners and farmers have come up with their creative and natural ways to get rid of mice and rats using home remedies instead of rat poison and mousetrap.  Let’s hear them out below. (i) Cat litter Mice and rats loathe … Continue reading

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Weird Pests in Malaysia & Their Uncanny Abilities (Part 2 of 2)

(iv) Whip Scorpion This stingless scorpion is “equipped” with a whiplike tail that can whip its prey to death.  Nah!  The actuality is that, if you are too close to this bug, it will emit acidic and unbelievably stinky chemical at you!  … Continue reading

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Weird Pests in Malaysia & Their Uncanny Abilities (Part 1 of 2)

Deep inside the Malaysian forests, there are all sorts of bug species that we don’t normally see in our everyday lives.  Some of them look weird in appearance whilst others look fascinating.  However, the interesting things to know about some … Continue reading

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