2015

5 Ways To Prevent Termites

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Termites are destructive little creatures and can really make a mess out of your home. Hiring a pest control company to remove these termites can get pretty pricey, so it is just best to avoid them in the first place. Here are five effective ways to prevent termites in your house: 1. Keep Mulch Away from Your Home Mulch may be beneficial for your yard, but it is considered a food source for termites.

30 December 2015

Keeping Your Garden Pest-Free

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A garden can be a great way for you to spend time in your yard. It can offer you a way to relax, a way to enjoy nature and a way to grow your own food. However, a garden also requires a good amount of diligence when it comes to making sure you stay on top of fighting off pests who can quickly destroy all your hard work. Deer, rabbits, squirrels and raccoons are a few examples of some of the types of pests you can find yourself dealing with when you have a garden.

16 December 2015

When Bed Bugs Move Into Your Home

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These insect pests continue to be a problem in both commercial properties and residential homes. Here is why they are so difficult to get rid of and why it's a team effort that includes you and the pest control company. Spotting Bed Bugs in Your Home These tiny insects feed on your blood at night. If you wake up with a rash or small welts on your body, you may have bed bugs.

30 November 2015

Three Steps To Take If You've Stayed At A Motel With Signs Of Bed Bugs

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Staying in a motel or hostel and hearing rumors of bed bugs can make your skin crawl. Even if you haven't seen signs that you've been bitten by one of these pests, there's still a chance that multiple bugs have found a home in your clothing. The last thing you want to do is transport them into your own home at the end of your trip and wind up with a major infestation on your hands.

29 November 2015

How To Tell If You Are Living With Termites

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The problem with termites is they are sneaky and able to infest your home without you having any idea they are there. Termites can cause a great deal of damage to the structural integrity of your home. For this reason, learning more about the signs termites are present is extremely important. Piles Of Wings Near Your Home If you have found piles of discarded insect wings on your property, you may have wondered where they came from.

24 November 2015

Natural Ways To Eliminate Carpenter Ants Near The Entranceway To Your Business

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If you have spotted carpenter ants near the entranceway to your business, you should work to exterminate them as soon as possible; they can cause damage to the building's structure by chewing the materials that it is made out of. Learn how to eliminate these destructive pests with the following natural methods. Boric Acid Powder And Sugar Boric acid powder is derived from boron and has been determined to be an effective way to eliminate a variety of pests.

19 November 2015

How To Spot Termite Activity Around Your Home

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Some pests such as roaches and rodents are easy to spot when they infest your home. Unfortunately, termites can go undetected for years until they do a lot of damage. They are rarely seen since they hide underground or deep inside of wood. Here are a few ways to detect the presence of termites,so you can get rid of them before they do much damage. Presence Of Wings Most of the time, termites are hidden underground.

17 November 2015

Removing Honey Bees From A Wall In Your Home

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If you have bees within the walls of your home, you will most likely want to take the necessary steps in having them removed promptly. Bees that are left in the walls of a home can lead to unfortunate stings and odorous decay of their honeycomb. Often honeybees will take up residence within a home's walls as they are looking for a new place to build a hive outdoors. To break the cycle, take the following steps in removing honeybees from your home's walls for good.

10 November 2015

Keeping Ants Out of Your Home

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Pesky ants can become a big problem when they get inside a home. They can cause structural damage and can be a nuisance in general when you see them walking around on your belongings. There are several steps you can take to keep ants on the exterior of your home. Here are some tips to use to make sure ants do not make their way inside your living quarters. Tend To Your Yard

9 November 2015

Mosquito Problems Messing With Your Love Of The Great Outdoors? Tips To Help You Win The Battle And Take Back Your Yard

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If spending time outdoors at your home includes being buzzed by hungry mosquitoes, the issue may be much more serious than just a mere annoyance. Mosquitoes can carry many harmful diseases that can affect both you and your pets, including: malaria yellow fever West Nile virus Dengue fever many types of encephalitis, including Eastern, Japanese, La Crosse, St. Louis, and Western equine varieties If you would like to continue enjoying your outdoor spaces with less risk from disease-carrying mosquitoes, the following information may help.

5 November 2015