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Pest Control Methods & Pets: What You Need To Know

Posted by on 10-10-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Natural methods of pest control typically become a concern when people have pets and children. Unfortunately, most natural methods of pest control are not actually going to kill the bugs. Instead, natural methods will repel the bugs from ever making their way to your house. In many cases, these treatments can take repetition and creativity. On the bright side? Your cats, dogs, and other pets will be safe from poisons that are often used to kill pests. There are actually plenty of ways you can protect your pets if you are also struggling with...

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How To Know When Your Lawn Is Being Invaded By Destructive Bugs

Posted by on 9-09-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Many homeowners spend a great deal of money on pest control for their houses to ensure they are never bothered with roaches and rodents. However, some pests have no desire to go in your home and would rather remain in your grass and trees. While outdoor pests may seem harmless, you should know that some bugs can cause a lot of expensive damage to your landscape. Check out how you can know when you are being invaded by unwanted, destructive insect intruders. Fire Ants Are Much More Than A Nuisance If you begin to notice mounds of dirt piled...

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Weaving The Destruction Of Indoor Spiders

Posted by on 7-07-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The sighting of a single spider inside a residence is not necessarily an immediate problem. Spiders play a role in the natural food chain, but they occasionally crawl their way into a building. However, repeatedly finding spiders in a home may indicate that professional assistance is needed to eliminate the spiders. Early evidence of spider activity inside your home may be a woven web discovered underneath a ceiling. The sticky web is built to trap unsuspecting insects that are subsequently eaten by the spider. Some spiders are not web...

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Mice In Your Home? Two Options To Get Rid Of Them

Posted by on 6-06-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Mice can end up finding a way into your home through the smallest hole. Once inside, they can bring with them all sorts of diseases, while leaving a trail of feces and urine everywhere that they go. The germs that they bring in can cause you to get sick by just breathing air that has been contaminated by these pests. Instead of ignoring the problem, you should fight the mice in one of these two ways. Set Out Mouse Traps A popular method for getting rid of mice is to set out mouse traps at first to see if it takes care of the problem. There...

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Live In The Southwest? Make Sure You Know About Drywood Termites

Posted by on 5-05-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

When most people think of termites, they think of dampwood termites — the type that live in the soil and feed on moist and decaying wood. But if you live in the American Southwest, there’s another type of termite you need to be aware of: drywood termites. They’re not as common as dampwood termites, but they can cause substantial damage to your home, and they tend to thrive in dry, warm areas. Read on to learn the basics about these bugs and how to protect your home. What do drywood termites look like? Drywood termites have...

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Need To Keep Ants Out Of The Kitchen Without Harming Your Pets? 3 Ideas That Can Help

Posted by on 3-03-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you notice that ants have become a problem in your home, you’re likely beginning to look into what kind of pest control will be ideal. If you have pets at home, such as dogs that are often getting into your kitchen or cats that like to climb on the counters, you may be worried about what kind of harm pest control can do to them. Instead of letting ants crawl all over your kitchen, you’ll want to consider some of the following tips for pest control that will be safe to use around pets. Limit Chemicals to Areas Your Pets...

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3 Reasons To Get Commercial Pest Control At Your Business

Posted by on 3-03-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

It doesn’t matter where you live, bugs are everywhere. Most people spend money to get pest control services for their homes, mostly because nobody wants spiders and other creatures where they eat and sleep. Business owners, however, may overlook the need for commercial pest control services to protect their businesses from an infestation of bugs. There are three reasons all businesses should call a commercial pest control company today: A Pest Control Specialist Will Find Any Current Infestations That Aren’t Obvious When people...

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Rodents: Identifying And Dealing With The Problem

Posted by on 1-01-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

When you think that some type of rodent is living in your home, you need to deal with the problem. To do this, you first need to figure out which species of rodent you are contending with and then determine the right removal method for your situation. Identification Methods Rodents unfortunately leave behind excrement, body oil and property destruction when they move into your home. When you find this evidence of rodents, your first task is to identify which type you are dealing with. Unfortunately, unless you see them, this can be a little...

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No Bugs In Bed! 3 Ways To Prevent Bed Bug Infestations

Posted by on 12-12-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Bed bugs are no laughing matter. Just a couple of the tiny creatures can quickly turn into an out-of-control infestation. You can’t avoid them altogether, especially if you travel. However, you can take precautions to prevent serious infestations in your home. Here are three tips that will help you keep bed bugs away from your family. Protect Your Bedding Once bed bugs get into your bedding, you’ll have a tough time getting rid of them. There are a few things you can do to make it more difficult for the bugs to nest in your beds....

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Kill Off Your Small Roach Infestation With Homemade Traps

Posted by on 12-12-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

One day while rummaging through your kitchen cabinets, you may have seen a couple of roaches crawling around. After making this shocking discovery, you may have looked through and determined you only have a small infestation. Before the pests get out of hand, try using these homemade traps to beat back their numbers. What You Will Need Before you begin, gather the following supplies. Those listed are for making one trap. Six-inch square piece of wax paper Small jar with a lid, such as a baby food jar Hammer Sturdy screwdriver or thick ice...

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