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Dealing With Rodents

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If you have an infestation of rodents you need to act as soon as possible. Rats are known to carry a flea that is responsible for the infamous plague. Mice on the other hand are known to carry the Hantavirus. This virus is spread through the fecal pellets of the mouse, and is actually deadly to humans. Not only do these rodents carry diseases, but they can be very detrimental to a home.…

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Unwanted Guests In Your Attic? How To Evict Squirrels From Your Home

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Squirrels are furry little creatures. If you have them in your yard, you may enjoy watching them scamper around. However, scampering around your yard often ends with them scampering around your attic. That usually happens once they figure out that your attic provides them all the security they need; food, bedding, and protection. Once squirrels find a way into your attic, they can be next to impossible to get rid of.…

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The Battle With Mice And How To Win

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There is nothing quite like walking into a room in your house and seeing a mouse take off. It can be frightening, to say the least, but you have a reason to be frightened. If you have a mouse in your house, there are likely more. The problem with having mice in your home is they can cause a lot of property damage by chewing on wires and other materials. However, mice also carry Hantavirus, which can be deadly to humans.…

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Four Warning Signs Your Home Has A Termite Problem

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Termites can cause structural damage to your home, and they can also cause damage to furnishings and other items in your house. Knowing what signs to look for can help you to contain a termite problem before it gets out of hand. Here are some warning signs you won’t want to ignore. Piles Of Wings Termites with the job of reproducing for the colony shed their wings during their life cycle, and piles of the wings in your home can be a telltale sign of an infestation.…

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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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