identifying the presence of pests before an infestation

Three Reasons Your Clutter Attracts Pest Problems

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Clutter is unsightly and has been shown to lead to increased stress, but it can also invite pest problems into your home. Pests are attracted to clutter for a variety of reasons, so it’s important to keep your house clean and clutter-free to fend off infestations. Here are three reasons why your clutter attracts pest problems. Clutter hides water sources Pests need water to survive, and if your home gives them easy access to water, they’ll want to move in.…

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6 Ways To Design Your Home To Make Termite Control Easier

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In medicine, the best cure is prevention. In pest control, the best form of termite control is also prevention. Here are six ways you can design your property to reduce the likelihood that termites infest your home. Use Plastic, Iron and Concrete When Possible Any wooden structure on your property could potentially attract termites and bring them closer to your house. Wood fences, railings, porches and decks can all harbor the insects.…

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Three Tips For Pest Control In A Rooftop Garden

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Rooftop gardens provide innumerable benefits to businesses. In addition to helping manage storm water and improving a building’s energy efficiency, a rooftop garden can increase employee morale by providing a nice place for workers to relax. One of the many challenges associated with maintaining a rooftop garden, though, is dealing with the pests that may damage plants and generally make the area unpleasant to be in. Unfortunately, it’s not always feasible to use chemical pesticides, because they can pollute rain water and find their way into the city water, so here are three tips for controlling pests using human- and Earth-friendly methods.…

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