the truth about pests in and around your home

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the truth about pests in and around your home

Some of the pests in and around your home may seem harmless. Have you overlooked a few ants here and there or signs that a mouse has visited your food pantry through the night? These pests may seem harmless enough, but in reality, they could lead to serious problems in your home. Our blog will show you some of the potential risks of ignoring pests in and around your home. You will learn what pests to eliminate immediately and tips for doing so without putting yourself or your family at risk of any harmful effects of poisons and the traps used to get rid of the pests.

Green Methods To Eliminate Termites Without Poisoning Water Tables

14 April 2016
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When you have an infestation of termites of any kind, the first thing that's going to be in your head is getting rid of them as soon as possible. You may even have dreams of something satisfying to kill them with, like fire or nasty chemicals. However, if you're someone who's eco-conscious, then you're also going to want to think of greener alternatives. Nematodes Once you see the signs of a termite attack on your home, including degraded wood, for example, your first thought is often going to be to kill them by any means necessary, but instead, you can have tiny insect friends do it for you. Read More …

4 Things You Need To Know About Wood Cockroaches

14 April 2016
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There are 50 species of cockroach in North America, and many of them can make their way into your home. Wood cockroaches are one of these species; here are four things you need to know about wood cockroaches. What do wood cockroaches look like? Male wood cockroaches can reach lengths of up to 25 millimeters, while females can reach lengths of up to 19 millimeters. Both have dark brown or black shiny bodies and can be mistaken for beetles or other types of cockroaches. Read More …

Pests Living In Walls: What To Do About Yellow Jackets

13 April 2016
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At first, you wonder why your house cat seems to be so transfixed with the wall. Has it seen a ghost? But then the scratching and scraping sounds get loud enough that you can hear them. There's a long list of rodents and insects that can get into the walls of a house, and one of the most dreaded pests to do so is the wasp. How They Get In Read More …

Think You Were Exposed To Bed Bugs? Follow These 3 Tips

13 April 2016
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While bed bug bites do not transmit diseases, they do leave itchy welts that can be quite uncomfortable. If you get exposed to bed bugs while you are away from home, you run the risk of bringing those bugs back into your house. Once they are inside, they can quickly spread to many areas within your home and can be much more difficult to get rid of. Here are some precautions you should take to ensure that you avoid taking bed bugs home with you. Read More …

3 Ways To Get Rid Of Ants

12 April 2016
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Ants aren't the absolute worst pest that can invade your home, but they can be quite pesky and at times can be indicative of unclean living conditions. Here are several ways to easily get rid of ants from your house. Sealing Off Entrances Sealing off access points through which ants make their way into your home is a great way to rid yourself of an ant issue. Your kitchen is the primary spot that ants want to make their way toward, as it is the primary source of food in your home. Read More …