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Is This A Silverfish Bug Bite?

Is there anything worse than lying awake at night, staring at your inflamed and itchy skin, wondering “Is this a silverfish bug bite?!” And yes, the prospect of a silverfish is truly disgusting

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Can Bed Bugs Make You Sick? Even Worse, Can Bed Bugs Kill You?!

If you had to design a pest with the intention of driving people crazy, the chances are high that you’d invent something very much like a bed bug.The fear and panic spread by these insects

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How To Kill A Scorpion (Without Killing Yourself In The Process)

Ah, that age old question pondered by all those who are both lucky and unlucky enough to live in dry, hot regions: how to kill a scorpion (without killing yourself in the process). It usually goes something

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Can Bed Bugs Live in Your Car? The Ultimate Guide to Bed Bugs in Cars

Here in my car, Gary Numan famously sang, I feel safest of all. Easy for him to say. Bed bugs were almost unheard of during Gary’s 1979 heyday.Following the second world war, bed bug populations

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How Do Scorpions Get In the House? (And How to Keep Them Out)

Wondering how do scorpions get in the house? That’s the kind of question that will keep you up at night. It’s also the kind of question that invites some pretty uncomfortable answers. Yet,

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3 Tell Tale Signs of a Scorpion Infestation (And How to Stop it in its Tracks)

Are you an evil genius? If so, you might welcome having a few scorpions around the house to scare off unwanted intruders and suave British super spies. Plus, they make great mascots for a diabolical mastermind.

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How to Tell if Your Cat Has Fleas: 8 Telltale Signs

Cats are constantly grooming and preening themselves. They also roll around for no good reason, chase invisible things and behave in generally mystifying ways. So how do you know if it’s fleas

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How to Get Rid of Ghost Ants (So They Never Return)

How to get rid of ghost ants? Call… The… Ghostbust—Hey, get off me! I’m writing an article here. You can’t drag me away like this, I’m a writer! I’m back. Somebody’s had a word with

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Fleas on Cats 101: 8 Cat Flea Facts You Need to Know

Fleas on cats are a pain in the butt but armed with the right knowledge and arsenal of flea-battling tools, you can defeat these blood-sucking buggers. The first step, of course, is knowing how they operate.

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How to Keep Ants Away: Top 10 Ant Repellent Tactics and Products

Try and think of any other many-legged pest that’s worse and more annoying than ants. Go on, I’ll wait. What’re you writing down? Wait, stop, you’re ruining my point. I don’t care if you’re

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