Understanding Pest Control Methods

Tips For Preventing A Residential Termite Infestation

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For Preventing A Residential Termite Infestation

If you are a homeowner in an area where termites are a threat to your home, then it is important that you understand how to prevent them from infesting it. A termite infestation can cause devastating and expensive damage to your home in a very short period of time. To avoid this fate, follow these tips: Tip: Keep All Wood Off of the Ground Termites feed on the cellulose fibers in wood. For this reason, half of the battle with termites is eliminating their food sources. If the termites don’t have anything to eat on your property,...

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Got Fleas in Your Home? Natural Ways to Get Rid of Them

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Got Fleas in Your Home? Natural Ways to Get Rid of Them

Spring is almost upon us. And while many think of the ice thawing to make way for flowers, spring is also prime time for fleas to begin to infest your pets and make their way into your home. If you notice any fleas in your home, you will want to take action to remedy the problem. They can multiply quickly and take over your home before you even realize it. While there are many chemicals you can use to spray or bomb your home, there are also a few natural ways to kill these pests. If you prefer a natural remedy, here are a few ways you can go...

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Effective Treatments To Kill Bed Bugs For Good

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Effective Treatments To Kill Bed Bugs For Good

If you have a bed bug problem, you have probably looked for effective treatments to kill them off. Unfortunately, most treatment strategies that you will get from the internet, friends and other sources may not always work, especially because bed bugs are very hard to detect and resistant to some pesticides. Hiring a pest control service is probably the best strategy to finish off a bed bug infestation in your home. However, there are other DIY treatments you can use to get rid of the problem yourself. Read on for 2 treatment strategies that...

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Removing A Honey Bee Hive From Your Preschool Property

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Removing A Honey Bee Hive From Your Preschool Property

If you run a preschool program, you most likely have time allotted for the children who attend to play outdoors. If you noticed a honey bee hive on the grounds of your school’s property, keeping the children safe will become a priority. Here are some steps you can take in removing the hive so the children will be able to use the outdoor area without risk of being stung. Alert The Children’s Caretakers Of The Hive’s Presence For Safety Reasons It is a good idea to make phone calls to each of the...

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Apply A Potent Liquid Garlic Application To Your Yard Space And Prevent Mosquito Infestation

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Apply A Potent Liquid Garlic Application To Your Yard Space And Prevent Mosquito Infestation

Now that summer is approaching, it’s a good time to start figuring out what you can do to deter mosquitoes from occupying your yard space and prevent them from entering your residence. Treating your outdoor yard space is the first line of defense in ridding your yard of mosquitoes. A potent liquid garlic application is the answer to keeping your yard free of mosquito infestations. Garlic Liquid Repellent Drives Away Mosquitoes Garlic is already a product that brings classic taste to your meal, but did you know that garlic can be used as...

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Pests That Attack The Colorado Blue Spruce – And How A Pest Control Company Can Help

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pests That Attack The Colorado Blue Spruce – And How A Pest Control Company Can Help

Colorado blue spruces have the bushy bottom and thick needles that make spruce trees such a hit around the holidays. The blue spruce amps up the beauty with the blue-tinged hue to its needles. A Colorado blue spruce is a great ornamental addition to medium to large sized yards or properties. Keeping your Colorado blue spruce looking attractive does require a bit of maintenance that includes monitoring for signs of insect infestation. Here are a few of the insects that target the Colorado blue spruce – and how a pest control company can help...

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Removing A Mouse Infestation From An Old Shed

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Removing A Mouse Infestation From An Old Shed

If you had just purchased a new home with an older shed on the property, and you have noticed signs that it is overrun with a mouse problem, you will want to take the steps in removing them quickly and efficiently. Eradicating a mouse infestation is necessary, as they are known carriers of disease. Here are some ways you can battle a mouse problem in your shed, removing them effectively as a result. Find And Seal Entryways Walk around the exterior of your shed looking for areas a mouse could use to squeeze inside. If the shed does not have a...

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3 Signs Of A Bed Bug Infestation

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Signs Of A Bed Bug Infestation

Bed bug infestations are notoriously difficult to identify because bed bugs normally remain in hiding throughout the day. However, there are a few ways to determine if you have bed bugs in your home even if you never see one of the insects. Here are three signs of bed bugs that every homeowner should be aware of. Blood, Fecal Stains, and Sheddings Bed bugs will often leave two clear indicators of their presence: blood stains, and fecal matter stains. Blood stains occur as the bed bugs’ rostrums, or “beaks,” come in contact...

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How To Handle An Invasion Of Indian Meal Moths

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Handle An Invasion Of Indian Meal Moths

If you leave certain foods untouched in your pantry, you open yourself to an invasion of pale gray insects called Indian meal moths. They feed on dried fruit, nuts, pet food, rice, flour, and dried milk, and they damage food items by spinning webs, which trap food particles. Luckily, you don’t need to use chemicals to get rid of them. Here are some tips to get rid of Indian meal moths. Gather Supplies and Inspect Pantry For this project, you need: garbage bags bucket dish soap molasses vinegar bleach (optional) essential oils such as...

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How To Know When You Have A Termite Problem

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Know When You Have A Termite Problem

Having any type of pest in your home can be a nuisance, but some pests do permanent damage to your home’s structure, such as termites. These pesky insects can eat right through the wood in your home and require extensive repairs. Here are some common signs that you have a termite problem. Painted Wood is Cracked While it can take a while before you notice actual tunnels and severe damage of wood in your home, you might first notice changes in the paint. Look for any cracking or bubbling of paint on wood surfaces, whether it is outside...

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