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Do You Have A Termite Problem In Your Garage Door? Signs You Need Professional Help

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Termites can make their way into your home and cause a lot of damage, but, sometimes, they start out in one concentrated area of the house. The garage door is often made of wood and easy to access from the outside, so this is one spot where some homeowners will often see an issue with termites first. Here is a look at some signs you may have termites in your garage door.…

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Tips for Dealing With Pests Before They Cause Serious Infestations This Spring

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If are worried about problems with pests and infestations during the warmer months, you want to get started early with pest control. There are some things that you can do on your own such as landscaping maintenance and getting rid of standing water to keep mosquitoes away. You will also want to have a residential pest control service come help with some of the maintenance with treatments and traps. The following guide will help you take care of pests before they turn into serious infestations later when the weather gets warmer:…

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4 Rodent Treatment Tips To Follow When You First Move In

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When is the best time to treat a rodent problem? Before you even move in! That’s right — if you are about to move into a new home, there are some steps you can and should take beforehand in order to help keep rats, mice, and other rodents from moving in with you. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, for sure. 1. Check for cracks and holes, and have them filled.…

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Tips to Keep Ants out of Your Home

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Having your home invaded by unwanted pests is every home owner’s worst nightmare, and this likely includes finding out an ant colony has moved into your kitchen or somewhere else on your property. Whether you’ve had problems with ants in the past or you just want to ensure that you never have to deal with such a problem, here are some important tips to keep in mind. Be Wary of Leaks Leading to Damp Conditions…

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Seeing Flying Termites Around Your Home? How To Get Rid Of Them And Prevent Them From Coming Back Again

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In most cases, termites do not fly, but there are some that do. These termites are often referred to as swarmers. Flying termites are reproductive adults and they come out only in the right conditions, such as when the weather is dry and warm but not too hot. Because these termites are reproductive, it is important to get rid of them as quickly as you can. To help you, below is information on how to get them away from your home and what you can do to prevent the flying termites from coming back again.…

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4 General Pest Control Steps For The Backyard

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When you’re looking for pest control tips, it is common to come across tips to be applied to a specific pest. For instance, you may find tips for ant control or a separate set of tips for termite control. There are differences between pests, but especially when it comes to the outdoors, there are actually some general steps you can take to keep most pests at bay. Address pests as a group, rather than individually.…

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Bed Bug Control And Treatment That Is Safe For You

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When bed bugs wreak havoc in your home, it’s important to find pest control services to help rid your home of the problem. Bed bugs are small, and they can be difficult to control when you have a lot of clutter in the home. Your first step is not to panic when you discover bed bugs in your home. You need to identify if the bugs are truly bed bugs or they are fleas, ticks or other insects.…

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Ants Taking Over More Than Your Outside Picnic? What You Can Do

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Those ants taking away food from an outside picnic in old cartoons may not exactly be totally accurate, but they aren’t wrong either. Ants will take away your food and will invade your space. They have no boundaries and don’t care that you don’t want them in your home. Ants are looking for food and water to keep themselves and their colony alive. They won’t eat too much, but their presence can be a pain.…

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Tiny, Red, And Everywhere: Clover Mite Basics

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With spring weather rapidly approaching, those first blooms of the season aren’t far behind. In some areas of the country, that also means an upcoming infestation of tiny red pests known as clover mites. Clover mites are tiny little critters, but they can be a real bother. For homeowners unfamiliar with these creatures, you may wonder what they are and what you should do about them. Should You Be Worried About Clover Mites?…

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Mosquito Misting Systems: Common Faqs

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Mosquitoes can ruin your time spent outdoors, but beyond that, these bloodsuckers are known to carry some pretty scary diseases. This concern has led a lot of homeowners to contact pest control agents for an easy remedy to a high mosquito population on their property. One of the more modern ways that mosquitoes are being treated is with an automated mosquito misting system. These systems have a spray nozzle that produces a fine mist periodically to kill any mosquitoes in a certain area, and they can do a really good job.…

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