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Australia's top three pest control issues and how to deal with them

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Whether they are attracted by the climate, food scraps in the city or appear as a side effect of local construction projects, living in Australia typically means you are going to have to deal with some sort of pest control issue at some point as a homeowner. While it can be worrying to find that you have an infestation, or potential infestation, Australians have been dealing with this for generations.…

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Rodent Control: Three Practical Tips for Preventing Mice Infestations

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You should protect your home from mice. These rodents are small, but they can cause damage to your stored food. If they infiltrate your building, they will make short but impactful visits to different food sources within your house. You should also note that mice are carriers of disease. They can infect your home and food through their faeces and urine. In addition, they can leave harmful parasites around your building.…

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The Reason Rat Poison Causes Fly Season

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When a rat and its family take up residence in your place of work, you may be tempted to put down some poison and be done with them. After all, once a rat is dead, it can no longer bother you, right? No more gnawing noises in the wall, no more droppings on the floor and no more midnight raids on the contents of the staff kitchen. Victory, and peace at last.…

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Termite Control: Red Flags That Your Home Is Infested

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Dealing with a termite infestation can be quite a frustrating experience. However, not many homeowners know that termites have overrun their home until the structural damage has become extensive. By this time, the structure may not be salvageable and this can lead to exorbitant losses. To try to prevent this, it would be in your best interests to know the signs of a termite infestation so that you can have the pest control contractors exterminate them before it is too late.…

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DIY Tips to Prevent Pigeons from Roosting

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Having to deal with a pigeon infestation can prove to be quite an inconvenience for homeowners. First, the cacophony of the birds would be irritating. Secondly, their droppings can deface the different structures on your property. In addition to this, the uric acid that is present in the pigeon droppings can begin to damage the finish on your vehicles, paint and more. Leaving pigeons to continue to roost on your property can also pose a health risk as there is an array of bacteria that breed in their droppings and these could cause diseases such as cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis and more.…

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How to Deal With a Mice Infestation When You Have a Dog

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Eek! There are mice in the house. You need to get rid of them, but you also want to ensure your extermination methods are safe for your dog. Here is what you need to do to achieve both of those goals: 1. Seal up the dog food. Traditionally, dog food is kept near the floor, just where mice can reach it perfectly. You need to remedy this situation if you want to end your infestation.…

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Don't Rock The Boat: Removing A Termite Infestation On Your Boat

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Any proud homeowner dreads the sheer destruction a termite invasion can cause to their home, but sometimes you are often so preoccupied with protecting your home that we you about protecting your other vulnerable possessions. A boat moored at a pontoon or wet dock may seem reasonably safe from termites, and it is true that they are not vulnerable to the voracious attentions of subterranean termites while moored on water. However, drywood termites, which possess wings and propagate in huge flying swarms, can easily target a boat.…

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Excellent Tips For Effective Termite Control

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Termites can be such a pain in the neck, especially if you have to deal with them all the time. Apart from consuming your wood, the sight of these pests is just irritating. If you are a homeowner tired of fighting these pesky pests every day, below are a few suggestions for a more permanent solution. Apply powder pesticides The most common way of dealing with termites is by spraying them with pesticides.…

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Natural Ideas for Getting Rid of the Most Common Pests

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Springtime can be a beautiful time of year when the weather begins to warm up and plants begin to thrive. However, it is also the time when pests seem to swarm your home. Not only are pests an annoyance, but they can also be harmful to your health. Instead of using chemicals to thwart pests, you might try using more natural methods. There are plenty of effective methods for pest removal that don’t involve the use of chemicals.…

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4 Natural Methods to keep Termites at Bay

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Termite infestations can be rough to deal with; if a colony of termites has decided to take residence with you, your home and furniture could suffer some serious damage. If you are dealing with a full-blown infestation, the best course of action is undoubtedly to call in a professional service. After a certain point, you’ll definitely need to bring in the big guns to deal with the termites. However, if there are only a few termites sniffing around your house, there are a number of wholly natural preventative measures that you can take to prevent them from spreading any further:…

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