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How To Provide Pest Control While Insulating Your Home

Posted by on 4-04-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Concerned about the possibility that pests, such as insects and rodents, could reside within the insulation of your home? There are actually some ways that you can improve your home’s insulation while also providing some level of pest control. Depending on the type of insulation you want and your goals, you can sometimes create a very effective all-around solution. Install Pesticide-Treated Insulation Cellulose insulation is naturally pest-resistant due to the high quantities of boric acid and other similar chemicals. But...

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Brown Recluse Spiders: Getting Rid Of These Creepy, Crawling Intruders

Posted by on 4-04-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Brown recluse spiders are the most common venomous spider in the United States. Their bite can be fatal if left untreated, and their toxins can rot flesh and make a person very ill for weeks. When the weather turns foul, they will crawl into your home to find refuge, usually in your clothing or bedding. When you have a brown recluse invasion, you need to act quickly and allow a pest control expert to clear your home. Learn the signs of these spiders taking over your home, and what you need to do about it. Bites Fortunately, the brown recluse...

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Damaged Wood In A Home: What You Should Know About Termite Infestations

Posted by on 3-03-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Does the wood in your home seem to be deteriorating in a speedy amount of time? You may be dealing with a termite infestation, which requires prompt treatment from an exterminator if you want your home to remain standing. Below, learn what you should know about termites and the average price for getting your home exterminated. What Should a Homeowner Know About a Termite Infestation? A termite infestation is not the kind of problem that you can simply push aside. Your home is constructed out of wood, and termites are able to consume wood for...

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How To Detect And Exterminate Earwigs On Your Property

Posted by on 3-03-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In some cases earwigs can present a significant threat to gardens, orchards and farms, especially involving production of seedling plants, soft fruits and sweet corn. If you have a problem with earwigs, you need to take the right steps to help eradicate this pest from your property. Here are tips for effectively controlling earwigs and protecting your plants and fruits. Earwig Threat The European earwig is not always a threat to every plant, and can even be beneficial in some circumstances since it often actively eats other pests. However, if...

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Deterring Insects From Invading Your Home

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In a few weeks, warmer weather is going to start emerging after a long winter full of cold temperatures and precipitation. Insects will start emerging from their hibernation as well. In order to avoid having these pests come into your home, start making preparations now in an attempt to deter them completely. Here are some methods you can use to deter insects from wanting to come inside your house. Start On The Outside Do a check of the exterior of your home for any areas that appear to have cracks or crevices where small insects or critters...

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Prevention Is The Best Method Of Tick Control

Posted by on 3-03-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ticks can be found all over the United States and while some people think of ticks as merely a nuisance, they can actually be quite deadly.  Some of the serious and in some cases, fatal illnesses associated with tick bites include Lyme’s disease, erlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and a new virus known as the Bourbon Virus. For your pets, ticks can suck their blood until they develop anemia or other illnesses, and so it’s crucial to protect yourself and your pets as much as possible with the right prevention. Here are...

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Insect Prevention And Control In A Child’s Room

Posted by on 3-03-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having ants and insects in a child’s room can be stressful. Not only is there an ick-factor, there’s also concern for insect bites and eventual pest control toxins. Using a mixture of prevention and safe pest control will keep your child safe and your home bug-free. Manage the Edibles The main cause of ants and other pests in a child’s room is a food source. It’s not enough to ban food in the bedroom, especially with young children. You must also keep an eye out for these surprising food sources: Craft materials. Clay...

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