Top 5 Things to Consider for Insect Screens

Though insect screens (aka mosquito net, window mesh, flyscreen) are not yet very common in Singapore, it is considered a necessity for most homes elsewhere in the world, so it’s really quite strange why this is not yet the case in Singapore. Insect screens are useful not only to keep mosquitoes out. In fact many families install the screens (aka mesh) to keep out lizards, cockroaches and other creepy crawlies too. It is certain a good solution to allow you to keep your windows opened for good air circulation while blocking these uninvited guests out! With the increasing occurrence of dengue fever over the years, and now everyone staying at home due to Covid-19 and even "midge infestations" (usually near...

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Keep Out Those Pesky Birds! 🦅

Many birds are beautiful and sing with a lovely voice. However, many birds that live in Singapore are nuisance to our living environment. Birds Can Be Pesky In places such as Hougang, Ang Mo Kio, Sengkang, Woodlands, Eunos and Tampines, they nest on nearby trees, making unbearable noise and sometimes flies into our home for a free meal and water. It's so irritating and so difficult to chase them away because they keep coming back. The best method to keep these pesky birds (usually mynah, sometimes pigeon) away for good is to remove their food sources and even to close our windows. But these may not be good solutions because closing windows will cause our homes to be hot and...

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