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Facts You Didn’t Know About Mosquitoes

You think you know about everything there is to know about mosquitoes?  Well, you don’t, actually.  You will be amazed to learn more of their secrets and behavior. (i) Mosquitoes attack us because we breathe.  They are attracted to us … Continue reading

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Health Hazards Posed by Rats & How They Transmit Diseases

Our world is surrounded by countless of rats and their numbers are rapidly growing every day.  Their presence must not be ignored, for they pose a greater health risk to our community than you can ever imagine. These odious little … Continue reading

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Things That You Should Know About Our Daily Enemy – Mosquitoes

There are a number of “interesting” facts that you should know about mosquitoes which surround us almost 24-7. (i) Of the countless types of pests on Earth, mosquitoes are the deadliest pests of them all!  This is because more deaths … Continue reading

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Make a Simple Fruit Fly Trap & Prevention of Fruit Flies

Fruit flies, our occasional companions that show up after your confectionary fruit gnawing and at the “aftermath” of your fruit meals, are not only the uninvited guests we should get rid of, the eggs that they lay in your house … Continue reading

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Tips on Getting Rid of Ants using Natural Remedies

Ants are amongst the most difficult to control compared with other types of pest.  This is mainly due to their overwhelmingly huge numbers as well as the sheer monstrosity of their unbelievably fast and perpetual reproduction rate; the most frightening … Continue reading

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

(vi) Lights out Spiders are attracted to light.  Dim the environmental lighting to a minimum level and turn off the lights when there’s nobody in the house (but, beware of burglars because they’ll know nobody is at home).  This will … 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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