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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.


6 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Red Widow Spiders

30 June 2015
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You've probably heard of black widow spiders, but you may not know that there are other types of dangerous widow spiders in the United States. Red widow spiders aren't as famous as their relatives, but they're still a concern for American homeowners. Here's what you need to know about them. What do red widow spiders look like? Red widow spiders are fairly easy to identify. They have round, shiny bodies, and reach lengths of between 1 and 1. Read More …

3 Signs That Your Grass Needs To Be Fertilized

30 June 2015
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Maintaining beautiful, green grass is one of the first steps to ensuring that your yard looks its best all year long. Simply cutting your grass isn't enough to truly take care of it, however; in some cases, you might need to use fertilizer to make it beautiful and green. Many people go much longer without adding fertilizer than they should, so you should know which signs to look out for. If you notice any of these things, it's a good time to invest in fertilizer or have a lawn care professional from a place like Collins Lawn/Insect Control come out to add some to your lawn. Read More …

Strategies To Eliminate Elm Leaf Beetles From Your Property

26 June 2015
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People who love elms have had to cope with various threats to these majestic trees over the years. The elm leaf beetle is one threat that can cause serious harm to elm trees. If you think your trees may have been infested by these insects, take proactive steps to manage the infestation.  About the Elm Leaf Beetle The beetles are olive green with black stripes running lengthwise down the top. They aren't very large, usually only growing to about 1/4 inch long. Read More …