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
Bugs and other critters just love boats!
Avoid infestations and bites with these tips.
Make sure that bugs don’t see your galley as an all-you-can-eat buffet! [More] A Buffet for Bugs
Want a bug-free boat? Manage your trash so they don’t see your boat as an all-you-can-eat buffet! [More] Manage Your Trash to Avoid Bugs
A simple way to get rid of fruit flies quickly, with cheap ingredients that you probably have on hand. [More] Death to Fruit Flies!
Ah, I just love spring cleaning! NOT. But doing a really thorough job pays off with fewer bugs, rodents and funky smells . . . and lets you know of any potential problem areas. [More] Spring Cleaning in the Galley
Using a bug spray with DEET? Be careful not to make a very expensive mistake! [More] DEET and Plastics
Opening up a container of flour and discovering bugs is not fun. But you can’t ignore it. Here are step-by-step instructions on what to do to get rid of them. [More] Bugs in the Flour
Problems on a boat don’t cure themselves. Left to their own devices, they get worse. Sometimes a lot worse. [More] Problems Don’t Cure Themselves
Sometimes we get a VERY undesirable stowaway: a mouse or a rat. How do you get rid of it? What’s best? What shouldn’t you do? And what do you have to watch out for? [More] Rats! There’s a Mouse Onboard!!
Fed up with no-see-ums? Can’t find anything that works against them? Try making your own repellent — and fight mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and other bugs, too! [More] No-See-Um Repellant