does diatomaceous earth kill ticks

Kill Ticks Naturally With Diatomaceous Earth

Nobody likes ticks. They crawl into your hair, they bite, and they spread disease. Lyme disease – spread primarily by deer ticks – can stay with you for life, causing pain and chronic fatigue. While this disease is most common in the Northeastern US, it’s a danger throughout the country ...
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does diatomaceous earth kill ants

Kill Ants Naturally with Diatomaceous Earth

Whether you’re sitting outside having a picnic or hanging around the house, few things are more unnerving than the feeling of a bug crawling on you. In this case, ants are usually the culprits because they’re attracted to food and other certain smells – things bound to be at your ...
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best garage storage systems

The Best Garage Storage Systems for 2019

It's all too easy to let the garage become the dumping ground for anything that doesn't have a certain spot somewhere else in the house. And unfortunately, it usually means just being jammed on a shelf, or in a corner in the garage and eventually ends up as a total ...
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how to brighten a dark room

How To Brighten a Dark Room – 8 Things That Work

You know that room in your house? Yeah that one - the one that seems to lack natural light and no-one really likes to hang out in it. It feels enclosed, cold and uninviting right? Thankfully, there are some quite simple steps you can take to brighten up that dark ...
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does diatomaceous earth kill spiders

Use Diatomaceous Earth To Kill Spiders Naturally

Sure, spiders might be natural, and they don't mean us any harm - but not everyone wants them hanging around where we live! And not everyone wants to use possibly harmful chemicals to get rid of spiders. So how do we get rid of spiders naturally? With Diatomaceous earth! Diatomaceous ...
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how to apply diatomaceous earth

How to Apply Diatomaceous Earth – Indoors and Outdoors

What a lovely word – “diatomaceous”. It’s one of those words that roll off the tongue once you know how to pronounce it. But what the heck is it? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a naturally-occurring silica compound made from the fossilized, skeletal remains of diatoms – minuscule aquatic organisms. Oh….I ...
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natural roach repellent

Herbs That Repel Roaches – A Natural Roach Repellent

Nobody likes cockroaches, unless of course you are a frog or a lizard! And once you notice one or two roaches around the home, you can guarantee that there are more hiding away where you cant see them. There are many ways to get rid of these pesky insects, but ...
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compressed air alternative

Use an Electric Air Pump as a Compressed Air Alternative

Let's get straight to the point; compressed air cans are not cheap......in fact, they are damn expensive! The most commonly used compressed air alternatives will still set you back a pretty penny. There are electric dusters, but they are still costly. Otherwise you could go a full on air compressor, ...
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when to call a plumber

7 Signs That it us Time To Call a Plumber

Plumbing problems are often depicted quite humorously on TV. Everybody gets a good laugh seeing a character’s struggle to repair the issue – but in a real life situation, nobody laughs when faced with a plumbing issue. Leaking pipes, toilet backflow, clogged sewers, gas leaks – all of these are ...
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Transform Your Entryway with Decorative Glass

Transform Your Entryway with Decorative Glass

A lot of newer homes are falling into the category of “spec homes”. Standardized layouts without a lot of personalization or customization to make it your own. This is especially true for the front doors and entryways. How many standard 6-panel front doors can you count in your neighborhood? Your ...
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guide to house hunting

Make House Hunting Easier By Creating a Checklist

Buying a new home can be a beautiful, but tricky experience. Sometimes people fall in love with a house and don’t focus on what’s important. That’s why you need to have a checklist, so you don’t get swept up in the hype. The checklist is something you should keep in ...
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