Safe Pest Control Tips For Families
24 July 2019
When you have little kids in your home, you need to be careful about spraying for ants or baiting cockroaches. You would not want your child to accidentally touch or end up ingesting any of the pesticides. Luckily, if you are proactive with your pest control tactics, you don't usually have to resort to chemical options. Here are some pest control safety tips for families.
Keep Things Dry
People often think of pests as being attracted by foods.
Want To Steer Termites Away From Your Home? Take These 3 Actions
28 March 2019
While much less dramatic than fire and flood, the average American homeowner is far more likely to incur termite damage than these or any other natural disasters. In fact, according to recent information published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), termite infestations in residential housing are known to result in structural damage estimated to be in the billions of dollars each year.
Although most active in areas where cold temperatures do not reach extreme levels for an extended period of time, termites have now been found in every state in the nation, except for Alaska.
Protecting Your Home And Property Against Pest Problems
13 December 2018
Pest problems can have major impacts on the quality of life of those living in your home as well as contributing to sizable property damages. While combating pests problems is something that every homeowner will need to do, there are many ways that individuals can inadvertently contribute to their property being more vulnerable to pest problems.
Avoid Having Standing Bodies Of Water On The Property
Standing bodies of water can be an excellent breeding environment for a number of different insects.
Treat A Mice Infestation That Is Affecting Your Garden
16 August 2018
If you have noticed several mice scurrying through your garden and corn cobs, squash, and other crops contain teeth marks, an infestation is likely, and you have reason to be concerned about the contamination of the bounty of crops that you have acquired. Handle the pest problem by cleaning up the land surrounding your garden, installing traps, and administering a deterrent.
Dispose Of Affected Crops And Clean Up
Tossing out crops that mice have come into contact with can be frustrating, but because the likelihood of contamination is high, this step is vital.