There is a large amount of information on pest control available via the internet today. This is why many individuals are now opting to do their own pest management and working to eliminate pests in their homes without professional assistance. Although some of the information and tips from online sources are legit and effective, there are some pest control tips that are misleading, generate no effective results and, worse, may damage your furniture and your home and may even put your health at risk.

To help you determine which among the DIY pest control tips are fact and which are fiction, here are some helpful tips.

Grits do not deter ants. They attract ants.