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Three Diseases Ticks Can Causes And Symptoms Of Each

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Many types of insects, such as ants and flies are oftentimes only a mere nuisance. While it’s true that ticks can be annoying as well, they are considered a more dangerous insect because of the diseases they are known to carry. Some of these tick-borne diseases cause very serious symptoms and others can be fatal. Here are three diseases ticks can cause and symptoms of each. Lyme Disease One of the most well-known tick-borne illnesses is Lyme disease. Read More»

Get Rid Of (And Prevent) Roaches In 6 Steps

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Pest elimination is a common concern, especially in the heat of the summer when even the bugs are looking for relief. Cockroaches are one of the most undesirable pests to have in the house. Are you afraid of attracting cockroaches to your house? Are you hoping to get rid of the ones you already have? These six steps will help you eliminate cockroaches from your home quickly and efficiently. 1. Place Glue Strips in Infestation Areas Read More»

Make Your Home Less Attractive To Mice

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If mice like to come into your home, and you are tired of sharing your living spaces with these pests, here are two different ways to make your home less attractive to the local mice population. #1 Organize & Clean Your Kitchen Your kitchen is one of the most appealing parts of your home for mice. If you really want to keep mice out of your home, you need to organize and clean up your kitchen. Read More»

Keeping Pests Out Of Your Yard

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If you live in an area where you deal with different types of wildlife then you may want to do your best to prevent them from becoming too comfortable in your yard. There are many reasons why keeping the different critters from making homes around your property can be a good idea. Deer can leave a lot of ticks in your yard that can be picked up by your pets, raccoons can be dangerous to your pets if they are confronted, skunks can spray a horrible spray that is very hard to get out of clothing and fur and there are also many other dangerous and/or destructive types of wildlife you may find yourself dealing with. Read More»

Getting Rid Of Rodents

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If you start finding small fecal pellets in your home, it is time to take action. Most of the time the fecal pellets are going to belong to a mouse or a rat. These two little rodents are known to carry some of the worst diseases around. The fleas that are on rats are often Xenopsylla cheopis. These are nasty little fleas that are thought to be the cause of the bubonic plague. Read More»

Four Tips For Avoiding Termites

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Termites in the home are something that you never want to have to deal with. This is because it can cause major problems with the structure and foundation of your home. Here are four tips to help you avoid a problem with termites: Control Moisture Levels: Termites don’t just need wood to keep themselves well fed, but they also need water. This is why homes that have enough moisture creates the perfect home for termites because then they have a small water source, as well. Read More»

Killing A Rodent Problem

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When you find that you have a rodent problem in your home, you are gong to have to act as quickly as possible. The faster that you are able to get rid of them the better. The reason for this is that rodents carry terrible diseases. The fecal pellets of mice are known to have hantavirus while the fleas that rats carry are known to carry many different diseases. In order to get rid of the little beasties as soon as possible you are going to want to do a few different things. Read More»

Have Bed Bugs? Avoid Doing These 3 Things That Can Interfere With Pest Control Treatments

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When you find out your home has bed bugs, you may go into a panic. After all, bed bugs have a reputation for being difficult to get rid of, not to mention they torture you with itchy bites. Don’t overreact by throwing out furniture and spraying your home with insecticide. There is a right way and wrong way to deal with these pesky bugs. Here are some things you don’t want to do. Read More»

Avoiding Bed Bug Problems When You're Traveling For Work

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Traveling for business is something that many people do. It usually includes many stays in different hotels, and that’s where you may encounter some unwelcome guests. Bed bugs can sometimes be a problem for hotels, but if you heed these tips they need not be a problem for you. Examine Your Room After a long drive or flight the first thing you might want to do when you reach your hotel room is to flop on the bed and turn on the television. Read More»

4 Things You Need To Know About Anobiid Powderpost Beetles

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You probably already know that termites can damage the wood throughout your home, but you may not know that lots of other insects can do the same thing. You may discover other wood-destroying insects, like Anobiid powderpost beetles, in your home. Here are four things you need to know about Anobiid powderpost beetles. What do they look like? Anobiid powderpost beetles are small beetles; they are less than 516 of an inch long. Read More»