How To Keep Flies Out Of Your Home


If you find that you tend to get a lot of flies inside of your house then there are different things that you can try that should help you to keep them under control. While you may not be able to keep them out 100%, you should be able to decrease the amount that you have to deal with inside of your house. Here are some things that you can do that will help you get the flies under control:

14 June 2017

Staying In A Hotel With A Previous Bedbug Problem


If you are taking a trip where you will be required to stay in a hotel for an extended time period, and you had gotten word this hotel had a bedbug problem in the past, you are likely to be concerned about the condition of your room when you arrive. Since bedbugs are extremely hard to eradicate, taking steps to ensure you do not bring these parasites home with you is of the utmost importance.

31 May 2017

Get A Handle On Your Termite Problem


There are pests that can cause a great deal of damage to a home, and none more so than termites. A termite attacks wood with a vengeance, and can thus do a great deal of damage to the infrastructure of you home. While termites do a great deal of damage, it does need to be addressed that you can prevent or fight back against termites. This article is going to outline just a few of the best ways to fight against termites.

21 March 2017

Three Things To Know Before Moving To The Country Full Time


Living in the country can seem very peaceful and relaxing to someone who has spent a majority of their life living in the city. If you plan to move to the country in the near future and have never lived in the country before, there are a few things you need to be ready for. The guide below walks you through a few things to know about country life before taking the leap to live there full time.

15 March 2017

5 Tips For Rodent Control


Discovering a mouse or rat in your home can be surprising and horrifying. No one wants to think about having these furry pest scampering around the house, not to mention the fact that rodents can spread diseases and damage the electrical wiring in a house. If you want to keep rodents out of your home, use the following tips: Store Food Properly Rodents need to eat, and they will often turn towards your kitchen to find nourishment.

6 March 2017

9 Reasons You Have Mice in Your House


Do you have furry, unwanted visitors coming into your home? It is not unusual to find a mouse in the house now and then, especially if you live in a rural area or near woods or an open field. While you might expect the occasional mouse, there are plenty of steps you can take to discourage those twitchy critters from coming inside. If you've found evidence of mice in your home, here are 9 reasons why they are coming over and making themselves comfortable.

13 February 2017

Stirring Up A Wasp's Nest: How To Remove Pesky Wasps From Your Eaves


Although wasps have a role in controlling insect larvae populations, they can be quite a nuisance themselves since they can sting multiple times, unlike honeybees. And according to Schmidt's "Pain Index of Stings," a wasp's sting is caustic and quite painful compared to other pests. So if you've noticed a wasp's nest developing under your eaves, now is the time to act. As long as you don't have serious allergies and can properly prepare, you can try some DIY removal methods first before contacting a professional.

18 August 2016

All-Natural Pest Control Methods: Do They Really Work?


You've discovered creepy crawly invaders in your kitchen or mice in your walls and you want to get rid of them quickly, but safely. A quick search for natural pest control solutions will turn up all kinds of tips and tricks for everything from getting ants out of your kitchen to humane mice control, but do these all-natural pest control methods really work? Here are a few that you might find in your search and information on how effective each method tends to be.

31 May 2016

What You Need To Know If You Have Anxiety & PTSD From A Bed Bug Infestation In Your Home


If you have a fear of bed bugs, you are not alone. In fact, some people become so distraught over the little blood suckers that their mental health gets impacted, which is what happened in Detroit when a woman burned down an apartment building out of her desperation to get rid of the bed bugs. That incessant worry and anxiety caused her to not think clearly about her actions, which involved an opened stove on full blast to get the apartment as hot as possible and fumes from rubbing alcohol to try to kill the bed bugs.

24 May 2016

Taking Aim at Squirrels: What to Do When They Infest Your Rental Property


When you rent out apartments or homes, it is important to keep your tenants satisfied with the maintenance of the property. This includes making sure that pests like squirrels do not take over the grounds, destroy vegetation and infiltrate building spaces. If you have an infestation of squirrels in your apartment complex, the following guide can help you implement a plan to manage them. Warn Residents About Squirrels Squirrels can destroy plants, invade bird feeders, and even short out electrical devices like transformers.

18 May 2016