2017

  • Tips To Help You Safely Get Rid Of Mice In Your Yard And Garden


    Keeping your home free of mice and other rodents is always a high priority, but when you have mice infesting your yard and garden, you should use similar elimination efforts. Mice in your garden and yard can eat your garden vegetables and plants, carry and spread disease, and can eventually find their way into your home. Here are some safe ways to eliminate the rodents in your garden and yard:
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  • Worried About Getting Bed Bugs? Two Tips To Help Keep Them Out Of Your Home


    If you've been watching the media it's perfectly reasonable for you to be concerned about bed bugs. They appear to be on the rise and you might worry about dealing with them in your home. No one wants to wake up to find themselves covered in the telling red marks which indicate the presence of the insects. However, you might think there's nothing you can do to stop them. Rather than worry and fret, use this information to learn more about what you can do to keep bed bugs from becoming an irritant in your home.
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  • Hear A Strange Clicking Noise? You May Have Psocids!


    If you are having a difficult time falling asleep at night because you hear a ticking noise, you may have a problem with wingless psocids in your home. These are tiny insects that measure less than 3/16 inches long and can, indeed, produce a sound that is loud enough to be audible. They are more commonly called booklice because they like to feed off of paper and the glue in book bindings, but they also eat mold, decaying plants, insect fragments, and grains.
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  • 2 Ways To Deal With Mosquitoes


    Enjoying your back yard in the summer is always nice. What isn't nice are the evil little mosquitoes that buzz all around your ears, just trying to find some bare skin to nibble on. You can use insect repellant, citronella candles, torches, and a whole lot of other things, but it seems like there is always that one mosquito that just won't be deterred. That can really ruin your day. There are things that you can do that will help to prevent mosquitoes from breeding and filling your back yard:
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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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  • Struggling With Spiders? What Are Your Best Pest Control Options?


    Although spiders can serve a noble purpose -- ridding your home and lawn of pesky insects like mosquitoes, ants, and beetles -- they can also be a nuisance in and of themselves, especially when they leave thickly-spun webs behind. If you'd like to reduce your home's spider population without using heavy-duty pesticides and poisons, prevention is often the name of the game. There are also some less-toxic ways to kill any spiders that may be left behind after you've put these prevention methods in place.
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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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