Using Pest Control As Preventative MaintenanceUsing Pest Control As Preventative Maintenance


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Using Pest Control As Preventative Maintenance

A few years ago, I experienced a personal breakthrough as a homeowner. I realized that I waited to call pest control until my bug problem had grown out of control. Instead of simply controlling pests, we would have to work through from square one each and every time we wanted to resolve the problem. However, my pest control guy gave me some advice that has stuck with me since that day. He explained that we should consider using pest control as preventative maintenance. Since then, I have pest control spray regularly every 3-6 months, whether there are bugs in my house or not. Tips like these can be found in the articles on my website.

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A Mouse Is Not A Mouse When It Is Something Else: Identifying Your Rodent Problem

The thing about small rodents is that they all scurry so quickly you barely have time to identify them. When you call pest control services, it is helpful to have this information. A mouse can be trapped by the usual means, but other scurrying rodents and rodent-like creatures cannot. Here are some helpful tips for identifying your "rodent." Small, Gray, and Moves Slower If you are looking at something that's a little softer and fluffier, with no tail and a longer snout with whiskers and that has what looks like flippers on the front feet, you have a mole. Read More 

4 Ways To Fight Back Against Ants

If ants seem to be sneaking into your house this summer, and you can't seem to shake them just by killing them, there are four additional ways you can fight back against the ants in your house. #1 Figure Out What Type Of Ants Are In Your Home The first thing you need to do is figure out what type of ants are in your home. If possible, take a few pictures of the ants that are in your home. Read More 

Avoid Bringing Bed Bugs Back Home With You After Traveling

While traveling is fun and good for your health, sometimes you will encounter hazards that can hurt you while on the road and even follow you home. In particular, if you choose the wrong place to sleep, you may find yourself attacked by bedbugs. Even worse, you risk bringing them home with you. Here are a couple of tips for avoiding this issue when traveling. Travel with the Right Luggage Read More 

Natural Ways To Eliminate Japanese Beetles

Despite their name, Japanese beetles can be found pretty much everywhere. These common garden pests can wreak havoc on your yard's plants and vegetables and should be eliminated as soon as possible to mitigate the impact that they can have on the health and appearance of your home's yard. Thankfully, there are a number of natural solutions that you can pursue to effectively eliminate and control the Japanese beetle population around your garden without causing damage to other plants and animals that may live in your yard. Read More 

Tips For Controlling Rodents In Your Store

If your business building is part of a strip mall, especially one with a restaurant, you'll probably have to battle rodents sooner or later. Even if your store is not cluttered and remains free from food, rodents are attracted to nesting material and shelter. Once they know a food source is nearby, such as a dumpster near a restaurant or grocery store, then the pests will be an ongoing problem that you don't want your customers to know about. Read More