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4 Pest Control Treatment Questions

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Do you need to schedule a professional pest control treatment? If this is your first pest service, take a look at the top questions homeowners have about extermination answered.  Why Hire a Professional?  With dozens of DIY treatments, baits, sprays, and other products available in stores and online, you may wonder why you should start with a professional service. Even though the do-it-yourself option may seem like a cost-saving approach, it could add unnecessary expenses to the extermination process, raise the risk of a repeat infestation, or cause a home hazard.…

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Centipedes And The Homeowner: A Brief Guide

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Homeowners have to worry about many types of household pests, such as roaches, ants, and bed bugs, invading their homes and getting out of control. One pest that they might overlook, however, is the centipede. This article provides homeowners with some basic facts about these pesky critters and how to control them if they invade your house. Identification There are various species of centipedes, with the most relevant species for homeowners being the house centipede.…

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Choosing Between Liquid Treatments And Baiting Station Subterranean Termite Treatments

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Subterranean termites are a common and destructive pest in many parts of the world. They can cause significant damage to homes and other buildings, and controlling them is a complex and challenging task.  Two main methods for treating subterranean termites are liquid treatments and baiting systems. Below are the key differences between these two approaches to help you determine which one is best for your home: Liquid Termite Treatments Liquid termite treatments involve applying a chemical barrier around the perimeter of your home.…

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The Value Of Hiring An Exterminator To Eliminate Pests

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When you move into a new home, you expect it to be a place of comfort and respite. However, you may find it hard to relax and take pleasure in your home when it is full of pests like roaches and spiders. You may want to get rid of them as quickly and thoroughly as possible. Your solution could involve hiring an exterminator in your local area to come to your home and exterminate the pests for you.…

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Signs Your Home Needs Termite Treatment

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As a homeowner, it is essential you are aware of the risk termites present to the structural integrity of your home. Termites are one of the leading causes of residential damage. When termites damage your home, the repairs are unlikely to be covered by your home insurance policy. Proactively protecting your home from termite damage requires you to keep an eye out for the signs these wood-eating pests are present. If you see any of these signs, then it’s essential to have your home inspected, and a termite control program started:…

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How To Know If You Have A Bed Bug Problem

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It is very important to make sure that you are able to notice the signs of a bed bug infestation as soon as possible in order to get the problem under control. Even if you keep your home very clean, you can still end up with bed bugs. They can be brought into your home by visitors who have them on their clothing or in the blankets they bring over when staying the night.…

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The Importance Of Having Your Home Tested For Radon

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Radon is one of those things that a lot of homeowners simply never think about until there is a major, and often dangerous, situation happening. The fact is, radon tests are something that all homeowners should look into. To help you have a good understanding of the importance of hiring a company to perform home radon level tests, you will want to explore the following points: You Lessen Your Chances Of Developing Lung Cancer…

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Gophers In Your Garden? Get The Facts

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No homeowner likes having any type of pest in their garden, with gophers one of the most annoying critters that you could ever have to deal with. These annoying animals can wreak havoc with your plants and vegetables if left unchecked. Here is a closer look at gophers for those homeowners who are facing this problem. Description When people refer to “gophers” they are usually talking about the pocket gopher, which is the most common type.…

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Scorpion Control Tips You Can Follow On Your Own

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Scorpions are not creatures that you want to see on your property. While many species are not poisonous, some are. And even the non-poisonous species can cause quite a lot of pain with their bites and stings. Scorpions are fairly common in the southern U.S. If you already have a lot of them on your property, you’ll want to call an expert exterminator. However, if you’re only seeing a scorpion here or there, you can probably ward them off and avoid an outright infestation by following these control tips.…

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Rodent Pest Control You Can Do Yourself

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Rodents are a pest that usually comes into your home with a packā€”it’s never usually just one. These pests can invite more of their friends and family to your home and leave your home infested fairly quickly. If you have spotted a rodent in your home, there are more than likely more of these pests in your home as well. Rodents need to be treated right away, and you need to get started on controlling these pests.…

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