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How To Remove Ladybugs From Your Home

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Ladybugs are a common garden insect that can be beneficial for your yard’s plants, as ladybugs are natural predators of aphids, another common garden pest. However, ladybugs can become a problem if they manage to find their way into the interior of your home, as they will likely do so in large groups and can find their way into food in your cabinets or garbage. Fortunately, there are a number of things that you can do to remove the ladybug population that has found its way into your home. Read More»

Fall And Winter Mouse Prevention Tips: How To Keep Field Mice Out Of Your Home

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When the weather becomes too cold outside, some pests seek warmer places to raise their young, including field mice. Although field mice live in woody or grassy areas, the pests can enter human homes when it becomes too cold to live safely outdoors. Once inside your house, the pests create holes in your walls, cabinets, and flooring. The rodents also carry infectious diseases, parasites, and pathogens. You can keep mice out of your home with the simple tips below: Read More»

Inspect And Treat: How To Overcome A Bed Bug Situation

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Bed bugs are one of the worst pests you could possibly find in the home for several reasons. Unlike some pests, they survive and thrive by consuming human blood. They’re not attracted to food crumbs left on the table or on the floor. Instead, they are attracted to the warm body of a human or animal that they can feast on. Aside from biting people, bed bugs are notorious for being difficult to get rid of. Read More»

Going On Vacation? Don't Bring Home Bed Bugs!

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Bed bugs may not spread disease, but they do cause itchy bites and they are a real nightmare to get rid of once they’ve taken up residence in your home. If you’re going on vacation soon, it’s worth your while to take a few measures to ensure you don’t bring bed bugs home. Keep in mind that bed bugs can infest even clean hotels and homes. So even if the place you’re staying looks clean and pristine, you need to follow these tips: Read More»

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»