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Are You The Cause Of Your Pest Problems? How Cleanliness Can Keep Most Pests Away

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Many people have recurring pest issues, or outright infestations. If you’re one of those people, you may wonder where the ants, roaches, rodents, or other pests may keep coming from. Sometimes, your own habits or living conditions can attract pests of all types. Here are some things you should look out for if you want to keep pests to a minimum. Do You Keep Your Home Clean and Free of Clutter?…

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Moving Into A Newly Constructed Home That Was Vacant For Months? What To Do First

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If you’ve moved into a home that is a new construction, but it hasn’t ever been lived in and it sat on the market for months, there are some things you want to do. You don’t know what happened throughout the plumbing or HVAC system when no one was residing in the property, and it’s likely that there could be pests throughout the house, even though it’s new. Here are some things you want to do before you start moving in your things and using the house.…

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The Truth About Termite Destruction and Extermination

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Of all the pests that can get into your home, one of the worst ones are termites. They destroy essential parts of your home that are made from wood and are difficult to exterminate by yourself. Here is what you need to know about the destruction that termites can cause and how you can get rid of them. Termite Destruction The reason that termites are so destructive compared to other pests is because they consume wood at a rapid pace.…

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How Weather Affects Insects Around Your Home

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If you’re like most people, you’ve noticed that insects have a rather distinct pattern of behavior, disappearing when the temperatures drop then suddenly reappearing in the springtime. And when your home provides shelter, you notice this pattern of behavior that much more. Here’s how the weather affects these pests and how to make your home less attractive to them. Spring During the springtime, most people see an increase in insect activity.…

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The Pest-Free Life: Proactive Ways To Avoid Insect & Rodent Pest Infestations In The Home Without Relying On Chemicals

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Whether the infestation is caused by mice, fleas, roaches, or any other pest, homeowners who have had to deal with a serious pest infestation understand how difficult the process can be. When families need to limit their exposure to the chemicals used in most insecticides, ridding the home of unwanted pests can become even more of an uphill battle. To avoid having to deal with a serious pest infestation in your home, consider using these proactive methods that severely limit the number of pests that make their way into your home and help prevent a major infestation from occurring in the first place.…

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4 Myths About Bed Bugs Debunked

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You avoid big city and dirty motels, so you’re safe from bed bugs, right? Wrong. Anyone can fall victim to these blood-thirsty pests. If you don’t know much about bed bugs, you need to check out these four myths and learn the truth about bed bugs and how easily you could be exposed to them. Myth #1: Bed Bugs Are Only Found in Cities When you think of a big city, you probably picture rat and cockroach infestations, so that’s where you’ll find bed bugs.…

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Summer Mouse Infestation: 4 Locations To Look On Your Property

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During the winter, it is natural for mice to seek shelter inside of a warm home. This is one of the more common times where you will find mice roaming through your walls and attic. Even though this occurs mainly in the winter, it’s also important to be aware of potential mice problems in the summer. Cool and moist areas in your home can provide a breeding ground for mice that eventually turns into a large infestation by the time winter rolls around.…

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Concerned About Termite Damage To Your Prospective Home? What Are Your Options?

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If you and your spouse have recently fallen in love with your dream home and put in an offer pending inspection, you may be dismayed to learn that the home you’d love to purchase has mild to moderate termite damage – or worse, an active termite infestation. Depending upon the specific contents of your real estate contract, you could be free to request the return of your earnest money and continue your search, but in other cases, you might be forced to continue with the sale and even pay for repairs yourself after closing.…

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Tired Of Being Bit By Mosquitoes? Try These Mosquito Repellant Tips

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If you have a ton of mosquitoes around your property, hiring a pest control company to perform mosquito control can be an effective way to reduce their population. However, it takes time for the methods a pest control company uses to begin to work, and mosquitoes can fly two miles away from their breeding site, so they may be coming from off your property. If you are waiting for mosquito control services, or have recently begun using them, but are still being bit, you may be looking for ways to keep them away.…

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Understanding Why Termites Are Difficult To Detect

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If you live in the southwestern or southern part of the United States, then there may be large amount of termites living in your area. In many warm areas of the country, there may be as many as four different termite species lurking near your home. While termites may be abundant, they might be difficult to spot. Keep reading to understand why termites are difficult to notice and why it is best to speak with a professional pest control specialist if you ever think that termites may be infesting your home.…

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