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DIY: Pest Control Solutions To Bridge The Gap

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Many residents would like to know what types of DIY methods they can use between visits from a pest control professional, to help keep insects and rodents away. This is especially important if there are children, elderly persons or pets living in the home. The following pest control methods will bridge the gap between visits from your exterminator to keep your home free of unwanted guests, no matter what season of the year. Read More»

4 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Oriental Cockroaches

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Cockroaches are a major problem for homeowners, particularly in urban areas. Studies have shown that at least 78% of urban homes are harboring cockroaches. Urban homeowners may encounter many different species of cockroaches, including oriental cockroaches. Here are four things homeowners need to know about oriental cockroaches. What do they look like? Oriental cockroaches have shiny, dark brown to black bodies and are about one inch long. Both males and females have wings, though these wings are not much use as they can’t fly. Read More»

Cut Out The Chemicals - Organic Pest Control Options

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Pest control typically involves using chemicals and non-organic components that will essentially poison the pests. For many people, this means choosing between using chemicals they don’t approve of or living with pests. Thankfully, you actually have some organic pest control options that can help without making you compromise your beliefs and lifestyle. Here are some options you can try at home to remove pests organically. Hedge Apples Hedge apples are the inedible fruits provided by the Osage Orange tree. Read More»

How To Keep Animals From Nesting In Your Car

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Whether they are looking for warmth in winter or just taking advantage of a vehicle that is parked for a few weeks, animals are sometimes drawn to nest inside a car. The engine compartment is a popular spot, due to the easy access from below. They may also build a nest inside the wheel wells, or worse, find a way into the trunk or the car itself. The following guide can help you prevent this problem, or at least solve it if it does occur. Read More»

How To Get Rid Of Mold

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If you have mold, then you need to get rid of it immediately. However, the process is a little more complicated than that. Here is a breakdown of exactly how you should go about removing mold. 1. Remove the Source In order to eliminate mold, you first have to remove the underlying cause: moisture. It only takes a few days for moisture to create mold, so you want to get rid of the moisture that is causing the problem as quickly as possible. Read More»