Keeping My House Cleaner

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Keeping My House Cleaner

After experiencing a wretched spider infestation, my pest control professional told me something that I would never forget. In the nicest possible way, she told me that my house was too messy to keep bugs out in the first place. She explained that when people leave food around, it attracts small pests like ants and cockroaches, which then attract larger predators like spiders and mice. I decided to clean up my place so that I wouldn't have to worry about creepy crawlies calling my place home. On my blog, you will learn more about pest control and the importance of house cleaning, so that you don't make the same mistake I did.

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Bring Home Unwanted Guests? 4 Tips For Getting Rid Of Bed Bugs

10 July 2015
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If you stayed in a hotel while you were on vacation, you might have brought home more than you bargained for. You may have carried bed bugs home with you. Because bed bugs are so small – adults are roughly ¼" long– they can be difficult to find. Bed bugs tend to hitch rides in luggage and purses. You might not even realize you have a problem until you start waking up with bites on your body. Read More …

Three Natural Remedies That Will Eliminate Termites From Wooden Furniture

7 July 2015
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If you have spotted termites on your patio's wooden furniture, learn how to eliminate them and prevent them from reappearing. The following tips involve using natural remedies that will not harm you or any of your family members. Boric Acid Powder Boric acid powder is made out of borax and salts that contain boron. It is effective in eliminating a wide range of pests and will work for months if left on the surface of the items that you have spotted termites on. Read More …

5 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Wild Rabbits

7 July 2015
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Rabbits may be cute and cuddly when they're in a pet store, but when their wild counterparts move into your backyard, they aren't quite as adorable anymore. Wild rabbits are a major pest for homeowners. Here are five things you need to know about these nuisance animals. Where do rabbits live? Rabbits are found throughout much of the United States. They're found throughout the eastern half of the country. In the western half, they're not as widespread, but are still found in parts of the Pacific Northwest and Southwest. Read More …

3 Ways That Bees Can Damage Your Home

7 July 2015
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Everyone knows that termites can damage homes, but not everyone knows that there are lots of other pests that can cause expensive structural damage. You may be surprised to learn that even bees can damage your home. Here are three ways that this can happen.  They tunnel into wood Some types of bees, like carpenter bees, make their nests by tunneling into wood. This isn't a problem if they decide to live in a dead tree or a hollow log, but when they set their sights on the side of your house, things are more serious. Read More …

Dog Lovers: Five Tips For Safe Termite Treatment

6 July 2015
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Termites can wreak havoc on a house, and if the infestation is severe enough, termites can cause permanent damage to a home. However, removing termites when you have a dog in the home can be a scary process. Obviously, you want the termites dead and gone, but you don't want any of the termite poisons to hurt your dog. Here's what you need to do to protect your dog as you get rid of the termites in your home: Read More …