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What Is the Best Homemade Ant Killer?
Ants in the house are a big nuisance. Professional ant extermination services are expensive and may also require toxic chemicals. Instead you can give home remedies a try. Some of the best homemade ant killers include diatomaceous earth, soap and water, vinegar and water and sugar and borax paste.
Bug Bites and Stings
Bug bites and stings have been known to transmit insect-borne illnesses such as West Nile virus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Lyme disease. Though most reactions to insect bites and stings are mild, some reactions may be life-threatening. Preventing bug bites and stings with insect repellant, wearing the proper protective attire, and not wearing heavily scented perfumes when in grassy, wooded, and brushy areas is key.
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