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.

4 Tips For Keeping Critters Out Of The Attic

12 April 2016
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The scamper of squirrel feet or the flutter of bat wings overhead can quickly turn into a homeowner's nightmare. Until you pay someone to trap and remove the pests in your attic, they can make short work of electrical wiring and plumbing, cause structural damage, and quickly breed and leave you with an infestation on your hands. It's best to do what you can to prevent small critters from ever making their way into your attic in the first place. Read More …

Protecting Yourself Against Killer Bees?

11 April 2016
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For years, news stories have documented the migration of so-called "killer bees" or "Africanized bees." This species is found in the southern United States and is quite aggressive. Throughout the afflicted areas, there are approximately 40 instances each year that result in fatalities. Although these figures are frightening, you can protect yourself from these and other bee attacks. Danger Most bees are only dangerous to those who have an allergy. Honey bees, for instance, only attack when they feel threatened. Read More …

Silencing The Scratches Above | Give Attic Rats The Boot With These 5 Tips

7 April 2016
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It's hard to get a good night's sleep when you're constantly hearing scratching noises coming from the attic, especially when you know that -- at any moment -- a rat could chew through an electrical wire and start a fire. When the threat of rat-borne diseases enters the equation, the situation becomes even more worrisome. Fortunately, you can get rid of attic rats quickly by following the five tips below. Read More …

Biting Back! Three Inexpensive Or Free Tips To Help With A Bed Bug Infestation

7 April 2016
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Just when you get warm and cozy in your bed, ready for sleep, the little buggers are wide awake and hungry -- bed bugs are nothing short of a nightmare when they make their way into your home. Not only is it alarming to think that these critters are thirsty for your blood (and feed mostly while you sleep), it is scary to know that bed bugs could possibly be one of the hardest pests to eliminate from your home. Read More …

Ants In Your Pants? 4 Ways To Get Rid Of The Pests

4 April 2016
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Summer is just around the corner. That means ants are going to start coming out of the woodwork – sometimes literally. Once ants invade your home, they can be difficult to control, especially if they start building nests. Don't get frustrated. Here are four steps you can take to help get rid of the ants. Get Busy with the Bait If you've found ants crawling along the baseboards, they're probably also inside your walls. Read More …