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  • 3 Signs Of A Potential Termite Infestation

    Is your home located in an area of the country where termites live? How long has it been since you had your home inspected for these pests? Due to changing weather patterns, the expected range for termites keeps increasing every year. As a result, homes that used to be at the edge of or just outside of termite territory now need to be inspected on a regular basis in order to confirm that they are termite-free.
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  • The Connection Between A Pest-Free Home And Your Crawl Space

    Insects, spiders, and rodents make unwanted roommates. If you have taken measures to eradicate pests from your home to no avail, you may be wondering where the bothersome pests keep coming from. The simple answer could be your crawl space. There is a connection between the number of pests within your home and the condition of your crawl space. Understanding this connection will allow you to better keep pests out of your home in the future.
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  • 3 DIY Bed Bug Deterrents To Try While Traveling

    People love to travel to see new places and encounter new things, but there is nothing to love about an encounter with bed bugs when you travel. These blood-sucking pests can multiply quickly, hide like it is no problem at all, and quickly get from place to place. Take a look at a few natural things you can try to keep bed bugs away from you and your luggage while you travel.
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  • Keeping Pests Away From Your Property

    Along with staying on top of things around your house like the plumbing and electricity, you also must focus attention on pest prevention. Sometimes you can end up with a random pest in your home that you have no idea how it got in. However, when you take extra steps and really go above and beyond the norm to prevent pests from getting in, you will definitely be decreasing your odds of finding yourself in the midst of an actual infestation.
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  • Got Bed Bugs? Know These Methods To Get Rid Of Them

    Did you wake up with several bite marks on your body from bed bugs? If so, you'll be looking for ways that you can get rid of them for good. Here are some tips for getting rid of bed bugs Seal Infected Items The first thing you'll want to do is seal off any items that you feel are infected with bed bugs. Start putting your bedding, clothes, and pillows in plastic bags, which will help ensure that the bed bugs are trapped in the bag until you're ready to treat them.
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  • 3 Ways Pests Can Get Through Your Roof

    Whether you're thinking of raccoons, bats, or termites, chances are you don't have warm fuzzy feelings when thinking of these small (and sometimes cute and fuzzy) critters. Many pests aren't as bold as cockroaches and don't directly invade your living space, but rather take up residence in areas like your basement or roof space. This can be especially sinister if the pests are so quiet you don't notice the invasion until too late, when their droppings and nests have already caused considerable damage.
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  • Have A Flea Problem? Know How To Keep Them Outside Your House

    If you have a pet, you may be well aware of how fleas can get into your house. Fleas are known to carry many diseases, and their size can make it difficult to immediately identify them until it is too late. Your goal should be to prevent fleas from getting into your home by doing the following things. Care For Your Landscaping Chances are that your pet spends a lot of time outside in your backyard, which is where fleas will most likely attach themselves to your pet and get into the house.
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  • 4 Perilous Side-Effects Of Living With A Cockroach Infestation

    Bugs are a nuisance in any home, but when there's an infestation of roaches, a special kind of horror is experienced. Beyond the constant shooing away and swatting, there are real psychological and physiological forces at work and they're working against you in the worst ways. 1. You're Embarrassed To Have Company With a moderate roach problem, you're more apt to only see the bugs at night, but with an infestation, they'll be out at all hours of the day.
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  • Keeping Creepy Spiders Away From Your Home's Interior

    If you have a fear of spiders, you most likely get upset every time you see one inside of your home. Deterring spiders can be done with natural methods using items you can find in your home or around your neighborhood. Here are some tips you can use to battle the prospect of spiders wriggling their way into the interior of your home. Find A Neighbor With A Particular Tree Horse chestnuts tend to keep spiders away from an area, as they do not care for the scent of this smooth, dark-brown nut.
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  • It's Cold Outside: Simple Steps To Keep Mice Away This Winter

    Now that the weather is changing, and the temperatures are starting to drop, mice are going to start looking for a warm place to nest for the winter. That leaves your home susceptible to invasion. Mice need warmth, available bedding material, and easy-access to food and water. They can find all of those items readily available inside your home. Luckily, if you prepare in advance, you can reduce the chances of developing a rodent problem this winter.
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