Every homeowner knows how hard it can be to keep bugs out of your house. It feels like once they have taken over, there is no stopping them. That is why prevention is the key. Although, even if you already have a infestation it can be treated, it is just harder. So ideally you should protect your house from ever having a full on infestation of bugs. Here are some things you should know.
5 April 2017
While you may notice mice in your house fairly quickly, they might not be as easy to spot in your garage. This is particularly true if you don't spend a lot of time in the garage. This part of your home is typically filled with things mice love, including sources of food and nesting materials. Fortunately, there are several simple steps you can take to control your mouse problem before it takes over your property.
13 March 2017
Termites feed on cellulose, which is found in plant matter and wood. Unfortunately, your home is a good source for it. Termites can cause significant damage to your home. Therefore, it is important to take action as soon as you have spotted them. If you suspect your home has termites, here is what you need to know. What Are the Signs? Termites can enter your home through cracks in the foundation and even tunnel through the dirt to get inside of it.
3 March 2017
If you're like most people who live in areas where mosquitoes are a common pest that frequently make relaxing and recreation in the backyard miserable, you probably already know about methods designed to minimize the populations of this pest. For instance, you are probably aware that avoiding having even small amounts of standing water in your yard reduces mosquito habitat and that burning citronella candles helps keep them at bay. You may not be aware, however, that there are certain plants that repel mosquitoes.
3 January 2017
No one likes bedbugs, but few people like coating their homes in all manner of poisonous chemicals just to get rid of them. Not only that, but bedbugs have also proven increasingly resistant to a number of chemical treatments. If you want to deal with bedbugs naturally, here are a few non-toxic remedies to consider. Diatomaceous Earth Diatomaceous earth is a popular go-to when it comes to bedbug treatments. Although it looks like ordinary powder, diatomaceous earth actually consists of the fossilized remains of diatoms -- small aquatic organisms whose skeletons are made out of silica and other minerals.
3 August 2016
Keeping roaches and other pests out of your home tends to be a continuous task, even when a pest control company treats the place on a regular basis. You'll likely find that it's essential to personally do a little leg work throughout the year if you want to keep bugs out of sight between those professional visits – here are a few awesome natural pest control options to consider for three common house bugs that are sure to provide results without any harmful side effects:
24 February 2016
Bed bugs have become an increasingly huge problem throughout the country; especially in urban areas. With bed bug infestations on the rise, it is prudent to take care of yourself and your home. More importantly, make sure that you don't pick up bed bugs while you're traveling. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about four ways to avoid picking up bed bugs when you travel, when and where you should look for bed bugs, and what to do when you encounter these pesky pests.
22 December 2015