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How To Eliminate Drain Moth Flies

Posted by on 6-06-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Eliminate Drain Moth Flies

If you have noticed several small moth-like insects fluttering around your home recently, but no windows or doors are open and there are no other ways to get into the house, you probably have drain moths or moth flies. It is easy to distinguish them from regular moths because they move like flies but have furry, powdery wings like a moth. (They also have only two wings, not four, unlike a real moth.) If you know you have these pests in your home, then you have some bigger problems to worry about. You have some breeding grounds for these...

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Preparing For And Ensuring That You Have A Proper Termite Control Plan For Your Property

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Termites are not all about how much chaos they can wreak only, because they do play an important role in cleaning up the ecosystem. In so doing, they help nature to destroy dead wood and numerous plant materials that would otherwise clutter up and harm the environment. However, termites can cause major damage when they invade homes and other building. Termites cost billions of dollars in structural damage throughout America each year. The costs are increased by termite treatment methods that must be used to contain these insect-driven...

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How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs On Your Own

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If you have found yourself in the midst of a bed bug infestation, you have your work cut out for you. Bed bugs are difficult to get rid of, but not impossible. You may be able to get rid of them on your own as long as you stay on top of things and make sure you take all the necessary steps. This article will educate you on the steps you want to take to eradicate the bed bugs from your home. Tip: Realize that pesticides alone is not going to be enough to get rid of your bed bug problem. Pesticide sprays are difficult to get right where you...

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New Trends In Termite Control For Your Property

Posted by on 5-05-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on New Trends In Termite Control For Your Property

The termite control industry, listening to the public’s message, has gone about changing their products and making them more eco-friendly– but still effective. The newer products are designed to target the termites creating havoc. The danger to the environment and mammals on the whole is lowered by the new breed of pesticides. One of the newer changes in effectively treating termites is baiting and monitoring systems.  Baiting Systems New chemical soil applications have replaced older versions of soil treatment systems and...

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Determining What Type Of Bees You Have – And How To Get Rid Of Them

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If bees have taken up residence somewhere in your home or on your property, you probably have a few questions. Namely, how to get rid of them! Part of getting bee removal is knowing what type of bees you are dealing with. Your bee removal service will be able to better prepare for the job if they know what they may be facing when they get to your home. Here are a few ways to determine what kind of bees you have. Check Out the Nest One way to determine the type of bees you have is to check out the nest. If you can see where the bees are coming...

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5 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Brown Widow Spiders

Posted by on 5-05-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Black widow spiders are infamous, but they’re not the only type of widow spider that American homeowners will encounter. You may also encounter brown widow spiders, an invasive species that is expanding its range quickly. Here’s what you need to know about them. What do they look like? Brown widow spiders look very similar to black widow spiders since they are in the same family. Their bodies are the same size and shape, and they even have hourglasses on their stomachs like their more famous relatives. The difference is in their...

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Plants, Herbs And Flowers That Keep Pests Out Of Your Garden

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

If you have a garden, there are natural ways you can keep pests out of the garden. In fact, the flowers you decide to plant can make all the difference to the number of pests you find in your garden. Try planting the following plants, herbs and flowers in or around your garden to keep pests away: Plants, herbs and flowers to plant near your garden Borage – If you have tomatoes growing in your garden, then you definitely want to plant some borage to go with it. This herb will ward off tomato bugs, which will prove to be a real life saver for...

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How To Provide Pest Control While Insulating Your Home

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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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