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Allergies And Asthma: More Reasons Why You Don't Want To Live With Cockroaches

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Cockroaches are quite possibly the most disliked insect on the planet. They’re considered dirty because they like to dine on rotten food; they carry bacteria from this on their legs and contaminate everything they walk across. For this reason, they’re one of the top pest control problems in the U.S.  You may dislike cockroaches, but did you ever consider that you might also be allergic to them? Responsible for Asthma Attacks Read More»

Addressing A Couple Of Concerns Homeowners Often Have About Termites

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There are few insects that have the power to cause more harm to your home than termites. An infestation of termites can cause severe structural and cosmetic damage to your home. Despite the severity of this problem, there are many homeowners that are poorly informed about this topic. This can result in excessive stress about having this damage repaired, but learning the answers to the following couple of termite repair questions will help you to feel more confident about overseeing this task. Read More»

4 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Skunk Infestations

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Skunks are found throughout the United States and are often seen in suburban or urban areas. Few homeowners like seeing these smelly creatures around the neighborhood, but that’s not the worst thing that can happen. Sometimes, skunks decide to move into your house. Here’s what you need to know about skunk infestations. Why do skunks infest houses? Skunks are very adaptable creatures. They are equally at home in the woods, in open prairies, and in suburban neighborhoods. Read More»

Surprising Reasons You Could Have Bed Bugs In Your Home And Not Know It

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You would think that climbing into bed with a critter that feeds on your blood would be an obvious problem, but part of what makes bed bugs so scary is the fact that you could have them for months before you know it. Bed bugs are easy to carry home from hotel rooms, relatives, or even a secondhand shop that sells used furniture. The problem with bed bugs is so bad that one out of every five Americans has either experienced them in their home or hotel, or they know someone who has. Read More»

5 Visible Signs of a Termite Infestation in a Home

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When it comes to searching out some pests in your home, you may not be able to visibly see the pests themselves. This is especially true with termites who tend to hide out unnoticed and out of sight. Even though you may not see the actual insects when your home has a termite problem, you can still track them down and diagnose the issue by the signs that they inadvertently leave behind. Read More»

How To Use Diatomaceous Earth To Rid Your Home Of Cockroaches

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Cockroaches are one of the most common and most hated household pests. Unfortunately, many homeowners struggle to rid their home of these pests once a full-blown infestation has occurred. If you are one of these homeowners, you should know that it may be possible to rid your home of roaches without using harsh chemicals. In fact, the only thing you will need is an all-natural substance known as diatomaceous earth. Read More»

What Attracts And Causes Bedbug Infestations?

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If you’ve ever been worried about getting bedbugs before, you’ve probably thought about taking preventative measures to keep them out of your home. Bedbugs are hard to see and even more difficult to remove, so it’s best to try to stop an infestation before it starts. This is easier said than done, but in order to start, you should know how an infestation begins: Home Cleanliness And Clutter It’s a common misconception that bedbugs are more likely to show up in dirty or unkempt houses. Read More»

Five Ways To Help Prevent Termites From Invading Your Home

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Termites, those ant-like, wood-eating insects, do more than five billion dollars in damage each year to American homes and businesses. Fortunately, termites are slow eaters. Therefore, taking steps to prevent termites from setting up housekeeping in your basement, walls or attic, can help these damaging bugs decide against your home in favor of another nesting site. Tips for preventing termites from invading your home 1. Keep mulch and other wood away from your foundation line. Read More»

Understanding Termite Behavior

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Termites are truly an annoying pest. In fact, a termite infestation can actually be dangerous to your home, if they eat away supporting beams in your ceiling and floor. Understanding the behaviors of termites can help you get a grasp on why these buggers do what they do. It can also help you and your pest exterminator find deeply rooted termites in your home. Termite Castes Individual termite behavior will vary depending on its caste. Read More»

5 Reasons You Should Seek Professional Help For Bed Bugs

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Before you head off to the local retail store to clear their shelves of over-the-counter pest control products, there are some things that you should know about bed bugs. One of the biggest mistakes people make when they find out they have a bed bug problem in their home is to assume this can be handled in a DIY way. Here are five reasons you should seek a bed bug specialist for help. Read More»