Raccoons might look like cute little furry creatures, but they can wreak havoc on your home. Not only that, but they're not always cute. In fact, if they're corned, or infected with the rabies virus, they can be downright vicious. The best way to protect your family is to keep the raccoons away from your home, which can be difficult when you've got a determined female looking for a place to nest.
29 December 2017
Rats can be found virtually anywhere, from rural country farm homes to urban city centers. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take to help prevent rats and rodents from overtaking your home and yard. Use the following tips as part of your rat prevention plan. Clean Up After Pets Cleaning up after your pets is essential when trying to keep rats away from your home. Rats are attracted to dog droppings, which means letting your dog do his business in your backyard without property disposing of the waste can make your property a welcome site for rodents.
21 December 2017
Termites are a homeowner's worst nightmare. These silent home-wreckers can destroy the wood around your home and cause you not just a big headache, but a big repair bill as well. Since these wood-devouring bugs can go unnoticed for quite some time, you should know what to look for to know if you have termites, as well as how to get rid of them. See below for tips to identify and get rid of these pests
20 December 2017
Unwanted birds on your property can be very distracting and damaging. For those that want to limit the presence of birds on their property, it can be easy to assume that the only way to do this will be to use harmful poisons, but there are several strategies that can be used to help combat this particular problem. Utilize Bird Repellents There are a variety of repellents that can be purchased that will be extremely effective at repelling birds from the area.
19 December 2017
Termites can damage the support structure of your home as well as the siding, walls, and other surfaces. A pest control expert can help you to remove the termites so you can begin repairs on your home, but there are a few things you can do to help control the problem. Here are some steps you can take if your home is experiencing a termite infestation. Leave Nesting Areas Undisturbed
19 December 2017
From one edge of the United States to the other, bed bugs have made a huge comeback and are showing up in every one of the 50 states. These pests are so prevalent in some cities, that even some business owners are having issues keeping their establishment pest free, and your daycare facility could be at risk. With small children bringing items in from home that commonly carry bed bugs, such as blankets, diaper bags, and backpacks, it is highly likely that bed bugs could make their way inside of your facility.
18 December 2017
If you plan to buy a home at an auction, it is important to know that it may not be in the best condition. When people lose their homes, they often tend to not care about the condition they leave it in when they have to leave the home. This means there could be a lot of issues that will need to be addressed once you get into the home. The following guide walks you through a few common issues that are discovered when buying a home at a home auction.
17 December 2017
Moths living in your home can be a nuisance to you and can cause damage to clothing, linens, and your pantry food. Moth infestations can occur in various areas of your home, depending on the type of moth and what it eats. Here are some tips to help you get rid of a moth infestation in your home. Use Safe Repellents Many people use mothballs to repel and stop moths from taking over areas in their home.
16 December 2017
The number of bed bugs making their way into homes throughout the United States continues to increase. If you're wondering why, there are quite a few different reasons these bugs are getting around the country at such a quick pace. Pesticides that were commonly used to kill the bugs decades ago have since been banned and may no longer be used in the United States. Aside from the banned pesticides, there are a lot of people traveling back and forth from different countries, and many of them are bringing bed bugs back to the United States without realizing it.
15 December 2017
Pigeons can become a nuisance when they decide to start nesting around your property. Even if you love birds, you probably don't want pigeons leaving droppings on your roof, fence, and lawn furniture. Pigeon droppings are acidic in nature, and they can damage your roof or furniture when present in large amounts. The big danger though is the diseases birds carry and spread. You'll want to get the birds off your property, and if you call in a pest control expert, you can do it without harming the birds.
12 December 2017