Pest Problems: Rat And Mouse Control

Are Cockroaches Invading Your Garage? Rent A Storage Unit To Help With Eliminating The Problem

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are Cockroaches Invading Your Garage? Rent A Storage Unit To Help With Eliminating The Problem

Dealing with pests in your home is not fun, and some pests are more troublesome than others. The cockroach is a tough creature to handle because it is hardy and can survive by eating almost anything. So, when you have an infestation problem in your garage, you really need to put a lot of time, effort, and dedication to the process of getting rid of them to make sure that it happens. An excellent idea is to rent a storage unit to store some or all of your things from inside the garage to help handle the problem. Get Rid of Your Cardboard When...

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Birds On The Roof? Bad Idea; Get Rid Of Them

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Birds On The Roof? Bad Idea; Get Rid Of Them

Some birds may look cute, but they still present a danger to your health. The main threat from birds is the spread of diseases since their droppings tend to contain dangerous microorganisms. Here are some of the ways in which such germs can get into your body and make you sick: Contaminating Open Wounds on Your Skin Some birds’ droppings contain dangerous germs, which may get into your body when they contaminate open wounds or sores on your skin. The fungal disease cryptococcosis can spread in this manner. Contaminating Food and Water...

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Dealing With Parent And Satellite Carpenter Nests

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dealing With Parent And Satellite Carpenter Nests

When most homeowners discover a colony of carpenter ants in their home, they bait it or have it removed and then assume that their troubles are over. But if you seem to have a recurring carpenter ant problem, with new colonies forming as soon as the old one is cleared, you may only be getting rid of their satellites. Satellite colonies are sent out by a parent colony of carpenter ants to expand their reach and resources, and homes are a popular location for these extensions. Although it is still possible to protect your home from these...

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How Can Bedbugs Live For So Long Without Feeding?

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Can Bedbugs Live For So Long Without Feeding?

Bed bugs can strike terror in even the bravest heart, and their notorious ability to survive under even the harshest conditions has given them something of a mythical status in the American mind. But how many of the urban legends surrounding bed bugs are true and which are more exaggeration than reality? For every fact floating around about these pests, there are just as many, if not more, statements that are less grounded in science. You may, for example, have heard that bed bugs can live for over a year without food; while that figure may...

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4 DIY Methods For Getting Rid Of Roaches

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 DIY Methods For Getting Rid Of Roaches

Roaches are one of the absolute worst pests that can invade your home. They are annoying, disgusting little creatures that can make your living space quite literally uninhabitable. Luckily, getting rid of roaches is not an impossible situation. Read on and discover just a few effective methods for getting rid of a roach problem. If these methods don’t work due to the infestation simply being too widespread, then you should call on the services of pest control as soon as you can. Coffee and Water Trap Take a jar and fill the bottom with...

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Your Best Friend And The Bugs They Bring Home

Posted by on Aug 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Your Best Friend And The Bugs They Bring Home

You can forgive your pet almost anything: chewed up furniture, puddles on the floor, and fights with the cat. It may be harder to forgive them for the pests they bring into your home, however. Sometimes, the creatures that infiltrate your pet’s hair can end up taking root in your carpets and upholstery and attacking you and your family. Fortunately, you can learn to recognize these pests and get them out of your living space. Kissing Bugs Kissing bugs are usually found in the lower half of the United States, although they’ve been...

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Get Rid Of Mice To Protect You And Your Family From The Hantavirus

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Get Rid Of Mice To Protect You And Your Family From The Hantavirus

If you get the hantavirus, also known as the Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), your lungs will become infected. This virus comes from the droppings, urine, and saliva of some rodents, including mice. This virus is rare, but it can be deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 690 cases of HPS have been reported in the United States through January 6, 2016. Out of these cases, 36% resulted in death. For this reason, if you have any mice in your home you should eliminate them. Below is some information you should...

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4 Tips For A Pest-Free Summer

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Tips For A Pest-Free Summer

It seems that many types of pests like to make their way into people’s homes in the summer. This is because the weather is dry enough for them to be out and about all day and night. Plus, they are probably looking for water in the heat. Whatever the case, pests are much more difficult to deal with in the summer. Here are four tips for keeping your home pest-free this summer: Weed Your Yard: Many homeowners let their yards go during the summer because it’s too hot to be out gardening. The problem with this is that once weeds begin...

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Weird Noises Overhead At Night? Why You Should Call Pest Control Services Before Calling Ghost Hunters

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Weird Noises Overhead At Night? Why You Should Call Pest Control Services Before Calling Ghost Hunters

Have you ever walked into your kitchen or bathroom late at night and heard lots of scratching noises overhead? How about when you lay in bed at night and hear something running back and forth in the attic? If these unnerving sounds are keeping you awake at night, you need to do something about them. However, you should call pest control services before you call ghost hunters, and here are three good reasons why. You Are Far More Likely to Have Animal Pests Than Ghosts Since the word on ghosts is that they may or may not exist, you are far...

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3 Effective Home Remedies For Getting Rid Of Ants

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Effective Home Remedies For Getting Rid Of Ants

Ants can pose a serious problem to your house. They love to sneak into tiny openings in your home and gorge themselves on any food or crumbs that you’ve left out in your kitchen or elsewhere. If you’re having a problem with ants, take the time to learn of a few effective home remedies for getting rid of ants. Cayenne Pepper Long known as the perfect seasoning for spice freaks, cayenne pepper can also play an effective role in ridding your home of pesky ants. Ants rely on chemical smells to signal one another, leaving a trail...

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