If you're dealing with some pesky pests who just won't leave, you need to start looking at alternative sources that may be feeding or hiding the pests. The obvious ones, like open containers of grains, rotting food, and stagnant water are all easy to get rid of, but if you still have bugs flying or crawling around, there's obviously something else going on. Look at these three unexpected sources of pest infestations and see if any match what you're experiencing.
6 April 2017
If you are moving into a place of your own and you are on a budget, you will likely have to save on furniture somehow. This often means purchasing used furniture. Catching used furniture from sellers and private parties can save you a lot of cash but provide you with a comfortable place. Used furniture works great when it is in good condition. One of the worst things that could happen is bringing in roaches from used furniture.
15 March 2017
If you've already had bats invade your attic, you know what a nuisance and potential health hazard they can be. After your bat removal expert eliminates the problem, you'll want to take steps to prevent it from happening again. Here are a few things you can do to prevent bats from returning to your home. Seal Up Holes And Gaps Bats can fit into tiny openings in your home, so you'll want to seal off any holes or gaps near the roof.
6 March 2017
If you've found mouse droppings or seen a mouse rushing across a room, you need to start a pest extermination strategy as soon as possible. Remember, mice are incredibly fast breeders, and if you ignore the issue, it can get a lot worse, really fast. However, if you have small children in the house, there are special safety rules you should keep in mind. Most importantly, here are five things you shouldn't do if you're trying to get rid of mice and you have kids:
22 February 2017
There are few things that can spoil a relaxing day in your yard more than a group of mosquitoes attacking you. While the hated insects are a food source for birds, dragonflies and other creatures, they can make you feel as if you are under siege when several of them bite you within a few minutes. As you get ready to take action against the pests, you may want to learn a little bit more about the biting insects and their behavior.
15 June 2016
If subterranean termites show up in your vegetable garden, you may want to know how you can get rid of them without harming your plants. Unlike drywood termites, which are easier to kill with chemical gases because they live in the home's structure, subterranean termites require special consideration. The pests usually create colonies beneath the soil, which makes it difficult to locate and eradicate them. When they seek food or new places to invade, subterranean termites leave their nests and venture out in the open.
2 June 2016
Traveling is one of the great joys of life, but it can also come with an unexpected nightmare: bedbugs. If you stay in a hotel or vacation rental infested with bed bugs, you may not even notice them until you unwittingly bring some of them back home with you in your suitcase. Even just bringing a couple of tiny bed bugs home with you can lead to an infestation, as an average bed bug will lay 500 eggs in its lifetime.
25 May 2016