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Tips for Getting Rid of Mice

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If you have mice in your home, you probably want them gone. Luckily, there are plenty of mice removal methods that you can try at home yourself.  Us the Right Bait Contrary to what you may think, cheese isn't the only bait that can catch a mouse. In fact, it might not even be the most effective bait available. If you want to get create, some better bait options include: peanut butter Nutella marshmallow fudge jelly/jam gumdrops beef jerky seeds sausage wet pet food hot dog maple syrup bacon bits If you're not finding success with cheese, try using some of the options mentioned above.

7 December 2017

Rodent Control For Your Garden

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If keeping mice or rats out of your garden and yard is a concern, there are a few precautions you can take on your own. Strap on your gardening gloves and use this guide to help control rodents that might want to make their home in your garden. Clean Up Around Bird Feeders If you love having birds in your backyard and don't want to get rid of your bird feeders completely, spend some time each day cleaning up any bird food or seeds that might fall on the ground.

6 December 2017

How To Prevent A Lady Bug Infestation In Your Home

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During the fall and winter months, lady bugs may be looking to escape the cold by entering your home. While these pests are not harmful, they can infest your home, leaving bugs all over. Unfortunately, once they have infested your home, there is little that can be done to remove them, aside from vacuuming them as you see them. As such, it is best not to let an infestation occur in the first place.

5 December 2017

How To Prevent Woodpeckers From Damaging Your Home

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Woodpeckers are a common type of garden bird that can be extremely aggravating pests. As their name would suggest, they are attracted to wooden structures, and can actually cause a significant amount of damage to your home and other wooden buildings on your property if left to their own devices. Thankfully, there are a handful of things that you can do to keep woodpeckers away from your home and prevent any sort of structural damage from occurring.

3 December 2017

Tips For Getting Your Termite Problem Taken Care Of

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The last thing you will want to do once you realize that you have a problem with termites is to ignore the situation. This will only ensure that the issue is going to get a lot worse, as termites breed extremely fast. Once they have taken over your home, it is only a matter of time before they have consumed so much of the wood frame and support beams that your house could be condemned.

30 November 2017

Did You Buy A House With A Tick Problem? Use These Strategies To Keep Your Property Pest-Free

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When you bought your house, you likely envisioned lovely days spent enjoying the beauty of your outdoor areas. Unfortunately, the realization that you have ticks destroys your enjoyment of your new home, and these pests pose a serious health risk to your family since they are known for carrying diseases such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease. Since tick problems tend to escalate, just the sight of one of these insects means that you need to implement a plan of action right away.

30 November 2017

Is Your House A Target For Mice Every Winter? 4 Things You Might Have Accidentally Done To Make Them Feel Welcome

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Winter is here. It's that time of year when pests come out of the woodwork looking for a place to escape the cold weather. Mice are particularly annoying during this time of year. That's because once they get inside your house, it's almost impossible to get rid of them, especially once they start breeding inside your walls. If you do everything you can each year to keep the mice away, but they keep coming back, you may have overlooked something along the way.

29 November 2017

Uninvited Guests: How To Deal With Squirrels Inside Your Home

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As the weather begins to cool down, all woodland creatures begin to look for cozy places to nest for the winter. Unfortunately, many choose to use your home as a place to hang out while it is cold. Squirrels are notorious for moving into homes when the temperatures drop. While squirrels are cute and fun to watch, it is not so cute to have them making a mess out of your home.

28 November 2017