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  • Say No To Mice This Holiday Season: How To Get Rid Of The Rodents In Your Life

    With the holidays just around the corner, you're going to be inviting a lot of guests into your home. Before you open your doors, however, make sure you don't have uninvited guests making an entry at the same time. The last thing you want is to have your home overrun with mice while you're trying to enjoy the holidays. Unfortunately, mice don't always take no for an answer. In fact, they may even take your no as an excuse to try even harder. [Read More]

  • 2-Step Guide To Using A Homemade Treatment To Keep Termites Away From Your Old Wooden Deck's Posts

    If you have an old wooden deck on the back of your house, you may worry that the untreated posts could become infested with termites. If so, use the following guide to naturally protect and treat your old wooden deck's posts from a termite invasion: Step 1:  Clear Away All Debris and Dead Vegetation Before you start applying your homemade treatment, the first step involves clearing away all debris and dead vegetation around your posts. [Read More]

  • How To Keep Skunks Out Of Your Garden

    While skunks are not like other pests in that they likely won't take up residence within your home, cause structural damage to your furniture or cover your skin with bites, they can still be a fairly large nuisance due to the awful smell that they can spray. If you notice that you have skunks in your yard or garden, there are a few steps that you can take to encourage them to move elsewhere. [Read More]

  • 3 Ways To Get Rid Of Fleas

    If you walk into your new house and have a flea jump on you, you may not think much of it. After all, it's only one little flea. The problem is, though, that if you see one, you probably have hundreds. Fleas are sneaky, and they often stay hidden until their preferred food source walks by. That's not you, that's your cat or dog. Fleas will lay eggs in your carpet, which can hatch even if you've gotten rid of all the adult fleas. [Read More]

  • Gear Up And Fight Off An Impending Army Of Rodents In Your Bakery

    It's the wonderful aroma of fresh bread wafting through the facility, the tiny tidbits of sweet stuff scattered throughout, and the mouth-watering range of foods that make your bakery a prime location for rodents. All those wonderful things that you love about your place of business, from the sweet little sprinkles you dash on the cupcakes to the enticing smells that attract customers, are just as much attractive to pests. Unfortunately, this can mean keeping mice and rats away will become a never-ending process. [Read More]

  • Top 4 Reasons You Need To Leave Bed Bug Treatment To The Professionals

    While bed bugs mainly target human hosts, they can also annoy your pets. These parasites bite their hosts, usually during the evening hours when you've dozed off for the night. As a result of the bites, individuals will develop itchy bumps. Before deciding on a bed bug treatment plan, it is important to identify the insects. The University of Minnesota Extension states that bed bugs are 1/4 to 3/8-inch long, oval in shape, brown in color, and lack any wings. [Read More]

  • Five Tips For Keeping Flies Out Of Your Home

    Probably the most annoying pest to come into your home are house flies. These pesky insects make it difficult to get things done around the house, especially eat and cook since flies gravitate toward  food. To help avoid this problem in your home, here are five tips to keep the flies out: Keep the Trash Sealed: All trash cans in your home should have a lid. Flies like to land in trash and even lay eggs there. [Read More]

  • Spring Into Action: How To Get Rid Of Springtails

    If you notice tiny, cream to light brown, wingless, jumping insects in your home, they may be springtails. Springtails, or snow fleas, like to swarm in moist environments such as bathrooms, swimming pools, and kitchens. They take their name from the body mechanism that helps them jump long distances. They are no threat to humans, but they can be a minor nuisance to plants. A swarm of springtails resembles a large ball or fabric swatch. [Read More]

  • Got Cockroaches? Kill Them With Coffee

    If you have a small cockroach infestation in your house and have ever left grounds in your coffeemaker overnight, you may have inadvertently discovered that they are drawn to coffee. If so, use their attraction to the grounds to your advantage by using the guide below to make a cockroach-killing coffee can death trap. What You Will Need Before you begin making your cockroach trap, gather the ingredients and supplies listed below. [Read More]

  • Dealing With Termites

    There are all sorts of different types of pests that can try to make a living in your home. You can deal with rodents or insects. One common type of pest that can do a lot of damage is a termite. Termites like to get into the frame of the home because it is made from wood. If there is a termite problem in your home it needs to be dealt with very quickly. [Read More]