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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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How To Rid Your Pool Of Pests

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Before you venture into your swimming pool this summer, you might want to take a closer look.  There are two nasty pool pests that you should be aware of; the water boatman, and the backswimmer, or water wasp.  Here’s how to recognise these pests and eliminate them from your pool. Water boatman The water boatman is a small, greyish-brown, oval-shaped insect.  It moves around by skating across the water surface tension or swimming beneath the water, and it can also fly.…

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The Bedbug Menace: 3 Tips on How to Kick the Blood-Sucking Insects out of Your Home

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Bedbugs have been a real nuisance in most homes for years. Despite numerous efforts to kick them out, they still find a way back. Sometimes, it is the tactics you use that are ineffective. For instance, isolating an infested room so that you can starve them will never work because bedbugs can live without food for a year. If the methods you have tried have not worked so far, try these tips for effective eradication:…

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The Basics of Building and Pest Inspection

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Buying a new property is an incredibly exciting process, but you need to be extremely careful. If you overlook just one aspect of the house, you might end up having to pay more money than your budget can handle in order to fix that issue. In order to make sure that you won’t have any regrets later on, you have to carefully inspect the house for any possible issues. Building and pest inspection plays a very important role in this process.…

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