How do you manage your trash to avoid a major cockroach or ant infestation? [More] Trash Management to Avoid Bugs
Bugs and other critters just love boats!
Avoid infestations and bites with these tips.
No-see-ums, gnats and other biting bites making the reality not quite live up to the dream? I recently found an effective spray that’s mild on skin and not harmful to pets who may lick. [More] No Natz
This past summer, we had an ant infestation on our boat. Normal sprays and traps didn’t make a dent in them. How we finally got rid of them for good. [More] Ant Infestation
Putting screen in all the thru-hulls works to keep the critters out, but it’s a time-consuming nasty chore. Turns out there’s a much easier way to keep them out! [More] Don’t Let Bugs in the Thru-Hulls
One simple thing is keeping our boat pest-free despite being in southern Florida. [More] Getting Tough on Ants & Roaches
Got flies? Try this way to get rid of them fast . . . another reason to keep a bottle of Tabasco on hand! [More] Got Flies? Get Tabasco!
If you use a Ziploc bag to store your food scraps and scrape plates into, this little device is like having someone to hold the bag open for you! [More] Dish Scraping 2.0
In some areas, spiders just love boats. How do you get rid of them? Here’s a way one reader learned by accident. [More] Getting Rid of Spiders
Plagued by flies? Forget about the fly paper that can catch your hair — this one modification of your swatting technique will take care of the problem! [More] Better Flyswatting
Bothered by no-see-ums? No-see-um screens will help (although they’ll cut down on ventilation). Here’s where to get the material. [More] No-See-Um Screening