Sunday, November 21, 2004

Get Rid of Fleas

How to get rid of fleas ... so you want to be a flea killer. Giving fido that old flea dip treatment will control fleas well. Your frontline for flea control is to vacuum treat and wash consistently. The advantage of this is you will kill and remove fleas and flea eggs too. Dog fleas are larger than cat fleas. Washing the dogs bedding or blankets in hot water and Ozyclean will work wonders and is a good flea killer. If you are looking to kill fleas in a room or hall place a shallow dish with water and dishsoap below a night light and they will be attracted to it and jump in and drown. Just make sure fido does not have access to that water. There are many other flea solutions such as neem flea powder and homemade remedies on how to get rid of fleas and ticks on a dog. If the flea problem is out of hand in the home you can try a flea powder for carpets. Which is best flea treatment for dogs? It depends on your dog and it sensitivity to flea products and there are several is other holistic flea control for pets or natural flea killer for dogs and cats such as tea tree oil. Another suggestion is to put a flea collar in the vacuum cleaner bag to help kill fleas.

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Get Rid of Spyware Spybots

Get rid of spyware spybots spi bots. This may be off topic but is it really? I have garden pests then there are computer pests and these annoy me quite alot. Spyware is often installed on your computer when you download and install freeware or shareware programs that may come as free utilities such as password reminders or weather forecasts. Spyware can record keystrokes or capture screenshots while your on your computer. These may be innocent little programs but whose on the other end looking at your actions could it be Baba Gump whos comming off parole next month and was working for 8 bucks an hour for one of these companies who gather this data about you internet activities and habits? ... think about that while your entering sensitive credit card data and making a purchase. The best way to get rid of spyware is not to download these types of programs. Another way to get rid of unwanted spyware is to have a utility that scans your computer and removes the spyware or spybots. Spybots or spyware often run in the background possibly eavesdropping or stealing sensitive data from you. I would consider spyware just as bad as a virus but not as destructive. One good utility that will scan your computer for spyware and spybots click here for more information! If your computer is running slow lately or the mouse pointer is acting wierd and the computer is freezing up and you anti-virus software is up to date you should seriously consider spyware and spybots as a potential problem. It is unnerving that when most people do scan for the first time on a computer that has been hooked up for a year or more on the internet to find several hundred spyware or spybots or dataminer or data mining programs installed on a computer!

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Get Rid of Mosquitos Faqs or Facts.

Almost everyone has had the unpleasant experience of being bitten by a mosquito. Mosquito bites can cause severe skin irritation through an allergic reaction to the mosquito's saliva - this is what causes the red bump and itching. But a more serious consequence of some mosquito bites may be transmission of certain serious diseases such as malaria, dengue fever and several forms of encephalitis. Not only can mosquitoes carry diseases which afflict humans, but they also can transmit several diseases and parasites that dogs and horses are very susceptible to. These include dog heart worms and eastern equine encephalitis.
There are about 200 different species of mosquitoes in the United States, all of which live in specific habitats, exhibit unique behaviors and bite different types of animals. Despite these differences, all mosquitoes share some common traits, such as a four-stage life cycle. After the female mosquito obtains a blood meal (male mosquitoes do not bite), she lays her eggs directly on the surface of stagnant water, in a depression, or on the edge of a container where rainwater may collect and flood the eggs. The eggs hatch and a mosquito larva or "wriggler" emerges. The larva lives in the water, feeds and develops into the third stage of the life cycle called a pupa or "tumbler". The pupa also lives in the water, but no longer feeds. Finally, the mosquito emerges from the pupal case and the water as a fully developed adult, ready to bite.
The type of standing water in which the mosquito chooses to lay her eggs depends upon the species. The presence of beneficial predators such as fish and dragonfly nymphs in permanent ponds, lakes and streams usually keep these bodies of water relatively free of mosquito larvae. However, portions of marshes, swamps, clogged ditches and temporary pools and puddles are all prolific mosquito breeding sites. Other sites in which some species lay their eggs include tree holes and containers such as old tires, buckets, toys, potted plant trays and saucers and plastic covers or tarpaulins. Some of the most annoying and potentially dangerous mosquito species, such as the Asian tiger mosquito, come from these sites.

Empty standing water in old tires, cemetery urns, buckets, plastic covers, toys, or any other container where "wrigglers" and "tumblers" live.
Empty and change the water in bird baths, fountains, wading pools, rain barrels, and potted plant trays at least once a week if not more often.
Drain or fill temporary pools with dirt.
Keep swimming pools treated and circulating and rain gutters unclogged.
Use mosquito repellents when necessary and follow label directions and precautions closely.
Use head nets, long sleeves and long pants if you venture into areas with high mosquito populations, such as salt marshes.
If there is a mosquito-borne disease warning in effect, stay inside during the evening when mosquitoes are most active.
Make sure window and door screens are "bug tight."
Replace your outdoor lights with yellow "bug" lights.
Contact your local mosquito control district or health department. Neighborhoods are occasionally sprayed to prevent disease and nuisance caused by large mosquito numbers. If you have any questions about mosquito control, call your local authorities.

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Monday, November 08, 2004

Get Rid of Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes the best way to get rid of and contol mosquitoes is to get rid of standing water. Standing water is a mosquito magnet. Mosquito larvae love water. The best way to get rid of the larvae is to do the following ingredients for mosquito repellents is to put a few or several drops of detergent in the standing water preferably biodegradable soap not only does it kill mosquitos larvae but it will also repel mosquitos . The detergent makes it hard for the larvae to surface and get oxygen. This is the best way I know of to get rid of mosquito larvae.
For more information on mosquitoes and larvae.

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Saturday, November 06, 2004

Tree Sap Removal How To Get Rid Of Removing Tree Sap

Tree Sap removal is fun to try and remove from your hands. You know the removing tree sap that comes from evergreens and pine trees. Scrubbing with soap is not really effective. Using a product that removes automotive oil from hands works real well give it a try!
Once tree sap is in you cloths removing it is very difficult and rubbing the same cleaner onto the affected area of you cloths works too but sometime can leave a "greasy spot" so use with discretion on clothing when removing tree sap

Tuesday, November 02, 2004

Get Rid of Skunks Coyotes and Nieghbors According to Bob!

Get rid of skunks ! Ok my friend Bob who lives a few miles from me and has to worry about coyotes and skunks with his chickens suggested the following.

Get rid of skunks by placing cotton balls soaked in coyote urine about every 100 feet around your pen. For the do it yourselfer, human urine has a similar effect.
Coyote urine is sold at your local farm supply. Human urine--but you know that already.
Nice, huh?
To get rid of coyotes, kill one and hang it from your fence-guaranteed they will leave and not return for the season. It might help with getting rid of unwanted neighbors too. Hanging the coyote that is.

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Monday, November 01, 2004

Skunk Odor Removal Get Rid Of Skunk Smell

If your dog ever get skunked you know that to get rid of skunk odor can be rather tough. My dog got skunked and so have my friends. I realized from my friends experience that tomato juice and many comercial products don't work. Removing skunk smell is not that bad. I soon discovered a home remedy that works. If you have a large dog like mine double the ingredients. How do I get skunk spray off of a dog or skunk smells on dogs? My home remedy for skunk smell skunk odor neutralizer skunk deodorizing pet shampoo.

1 box of baking soda
1 pint of hydrogen peroxide
1 squirt of dish soap

Mix the ingredients together and with rubber gloves apply to dog with a sponge in a tub or bathtub. Don't premix the ingredients as they only last about 1/2 hour and if lidded the container will explode. Make sure fido is saturated avoid the eyes at all costs. Let it stand on the dog for about 5 minutes rinse well then follow with a normal dog bath. To to get rid of houses skunk smell or remove skunk odor from clothing use a oxiginated product such as Oxyclean let it stand overnight in tub then wash again seperately in washer. Use for carpets test for color fastness this will eliminate or help remove skunk smell from the house.
Use at your own risk.
The fun part is trapping or finding a way to get rid of the skunk.