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3 Tips to Keep Mice Out of Your Home

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No one wants to invite pests into their home, but your home is appealing to many pests, including mice. Like you, they can enjoy the safety and comfort of your home. Luckily, there are many tricks you can follow to help deter mice from wanting to live inside your home. Check out these three tips you can follow to keep mice out. Reduce or Eliminate Access for Mice and Other Pests…

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5 Places To Look For Bed Bugs Besides Your Mattress

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They survive on your blood, they come out while you sleep, and they can sense when your warm body is nearby—bed bugs are a serious problem, and they are seriously scary. If you are planning to have your home treated by a professional bed bug service, you should get a jump-start on the process by tracking down the buggers in all of the nooks and crannies of your home. Here are a few places to look.…

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Four Reasons To Have Professionals Handle Your Rat Problem

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Rats are not only a nuisance, they also spread diseases like leptospirosis and salmonella. If you find a rat or two in your home, you may be tempted to handle the problem yourself. After all, getting rid of mice on your own is usually pretty easy. Rats are a whole other ball game. A rat infestation really should be handled by a professional, and here is why. Contamination by rats is dangerous.…

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Be Prepared: How To Stop The Warm Weather Pest Infestations Before They Sart

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Now that the weather is finally warming up and temperatures are starting to climb, you’ll begin to notice more pest activity. It might start with a few little annoying gnats that you see while you’re out for your evening walk, but soon that will all change. A wide variety of pests come out of the woodwork as soon as the weather starts to improve. If you’re not ready, you could end up with a full-blown infestation on your hands.…

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Bed Bug Patrol: 5 Ways To Spot These Creepy Critters Without Tearing Your House Apart

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Although you’re probably inclined to deconstruct every inch of your home if you suspect it’s occupied by bed bugs, hold off on making a mountainous mess until you’ve conducted a basic inspection. Sure, you need to know if they’re there and how to get them under control if they are, but panicking, obsessing, and otherwise going out of your mind in the meantime is no way to live. Here are five ways to spot these creepy critters while keeping your abode intact.…

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Keeping Wildlife Off Your Property

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Whether you’d like to begin growing a garden or simply want to avoid germs and other problems, keeping wildlife off your property is important. Skunks, raccoons, bats, squirrels, deer and bears are only some of the many critters that could wander onto your land. To deter them, use these tips. Look for Signs You need to know which animals are most likely to hang around your house. You might get this information from your neighbors, municipal animal control personnel or your own eyes.…

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3 Signs Your Home Is Infested With Bed Bugs

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After waking up several mornings in a row with unexplainable bites on your arms, you may suspect that you have bed bugs. However, if you have not been able to visualize any of the pests, look for the following subtle signs that your home is infested with bed bugs. Dark Blood Stains Appear on Your Sheets While making your bed in the morning, examine your sheets carefully. Look for any dark reddish brown spots that have mysteriously appeared.…

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3 Ways To Rid Your Home Of Spiders

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There’s a reason why spiders have played a prominent role in horror films and nightmares. These pests can be downright frightening, and sometimes a little dangerous. Keeping your home free from spiders might seem like a challenge, but there are actually some simple things you can do to get rid of eight-legged pests. Try one of these remedies the next time you spot some spiders on your property. 1. Swap your outdoor light bulbs.…

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Deer As Pests: Damages Deer Cause And How To Get Rid Of The Deer

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For most people, the sight of deer in their yards is a thrilling one. Being that close to wildlife can really make you feel humble and kindhearted. Well, stop that. Deer are pests! They may look all cute and friendly, but deer are nothing like Bambi. The following shows the kinds of damage deer can do, and how you can get rid of the deer wreaking havoc in your yard. Fair warning; you may not like one or two of the suggestions, but all of the following are proven effective against deer raids.…

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Snug As A Bug In A Rug- How To Clean Carpets When You Have Bed Bugs

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You may have heard the saying, snug as a bug in a rug and wondered if bugs can really be snug in rugs. Unfortunately, one type of bug in particular loves carpets and rugs. This type of bug is the bed bug. If you have bed bugs in your home, you may be working to actively kill the infestation and regain control over your mattress, couches and linens. But one area that you need to ensure that you also treat is your carpets.…

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