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  • Flies Taking Over? Grab The Wheel And Send Them Soaring


    I like flies said no one ever, so if you're frustrated with flies that seem to be taking over your home – you're in good company. While you can't completely eradicate them, there are things you can do to minimize their presence and make your time in and outside your home more enjoyable. Where Are They Coming From? Flies are everywhere, but some homes have more than others. Typically, this is the result of fly-attracting practices, such as keeping the lid off your waste can.
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  • Doing Battle With Termites


    Any type of pest problem can be a big pest problem, but if you have a problem with termites you could be in big trouble. Termites will digest wood, and so they particularly like to get into the frame of a home and start to eat it away. They can do damage to the frame of a home or any other part of your home that is wood. If you find that you have a termite problem, you need to act as soon as possible.
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  • Bed Bugs, Roaches, And Racoons: 3 Pests To Deal With In Your New Brooklyn Brownstone


    If you have just moved into a brownstone in Brooklyn, then you are probably super excited. It's a dream of many New Yorker's to get to live in one of these historic homes. However, just because they are historic and well made, it doesn't mean that a brownstone doesn't have the normal pests that plague other New York houses and apartments. So, you're going to have to deal with things such as roaches and bed bugs.
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  • How To Get Rid Of Booklice In Your Home


    If you have old books that get damp, you may find booklice. Booklice are not actually lice, but belong to family of insects called psocids. These tiny insects measure 1/16 of an inch, and they do not just hide in books. They can also be found in cracks, crevices, and other damp areas. While they are no physical threat to humans, they leave behind waste in food products. Here are tips to get rid of booklice in your home.
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  • 7 Tips For Getting Rid Of Squirrels


    Squirrels might be cute and furry animals, but they can cause considerable damage to your home and garden. A squirrel in your attic could tear apart everything from the insulation to the electrical wiring and cause hundreds or thousands of dollars worth of damage. If you are having problems with squirrels, here are just a few ways you can get rid of them.   Seal your home. Check your home for entry points for the squirrels and close them off.
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  • How to Protect Your House From Termites


    It's hard to sleep at night after seeing a neighbor's house devastated by termites. Thousands of dollars worth of damage is not uncommon when a home is invaded by tiny wood eaters. If your neighbor's house was damaged by termites recently, you are likely worried about your home becoming the next casualty. Don't let your house suffer the same fate. Follow the advice below to keep termites away from your home.
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  • Ahoy Matey! 3 Barnacle-Bustin' Reasons To Make The Ship Rats On Your Houseboat Walk The Plank


    When your houseboat is invaded by ship rats, it's fun to refer to the rodents using pirate lingo. Unfortunately, that's where the fun ends. When ship rats stow away on your boat, they put the safety of everyone on board at risk. Here are three reasons to send the no-good ship rats sailing away today. 1. Ship Rats Give a Whole New Meaning to the Word "Seasick" Nausea, dizziness, vomiting — the symptoms of seasickness are dreadful.
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  • Termite Control


    The problem with termites and other pests is that you may not know that you have a problem until it is too late. Termites are a pest that can do a great deal of damage and you may not even know it. There are many different things that you can do to be proactive in keeping your home free of termites, but it will take some dedication. It is especially important to keep you home free of termites if it is an older home.
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  • Tips To Get Rid Of Mice


    Mice are disgusting rodents that invade your home without any regard for personal space. They'll climb over every single thing you own, including your cooking utensils, toothbrush, and nearly every other surface and object inside your home. Sounds gross, right? You don't want these pests taking over your home, and if you've seen one, there's probably more friends of his in your home. See below for tips to get rid of mice and keep them out.
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