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How to get rid of Bedbugs?

Is there any natural or other way of getting rid of bedbugs? Is there any kind of chemical with another purpose that also works to kick out the bedbugs that is available in the market? I know that ...
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How to make a bee go away from me?

If a bee is circling around me, how can I make it go away, without killing her (including letting her sting me)? Today it happened (it wasn't the first time), and the bee was around for 10 minutes ...
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How can I tell if a bumblebee left my apartment or if it's still hiding somewhere?

A bumblebee got into my apartment through an open door. We lost track of it after a few minutes, and it may have flown outside. How can we be sure? We closed the door it came in to keep other ...
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How to fight off midges or the effects of their bites?

Certain regions of the Scottish highlands and islands are plagued in summertime with the dreaded highland midge, Culicoides impunctatus. There are chemical preparations which some recommend either to ...
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How to keep away Wasp, hornet, tanboori away

I have gone through different sites but no one knows how to keep safe from tanboori (in Urdu language) , Wasp and other similar insects like Hornet. For reference see this picture: https://encrypted-...
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How to get rid of ants

Recently my house has had an ant problem. I'm plugged up the holes I think they're coming in from but I still see them wandering around the house and getting into my food. How do I get rid of them ...
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How to get rid of pantry moths?

For the past few months I've had pantry moths in my flat. At first very few but they grew in number. I tried some traps and they catch quite a few but it is not enough. I threw away all my infected ...
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How to repel ants invading my bottled water?

The last couple of months have seen an invasion of ants in my office building. They are mostly a minor nuisance except that they keep getting into my opened bottled water where they collect on the ...