If you plan on traveling this summer, the one summer companion that you don't want to bring home with you is bed bugs. Bed bugs can be time consuming and expensive to deal with when they infest your home. Here are five tips to ensure that you don't bring these companions home with you from your travels. #1 Be Careful Where You Put Your Luggage When you check into a hotel room, don't leave your luggage on the carpet or put it on the bed or any of the other furniture in the room. [Read More]
3 Common Summer Pests To Be On The Lookout For
Summer time brings sunshine and fun, but it can also bring out pests. There are a number of pests that are more common in the summertime, and you should know what they are so that you can prevent them from taking over your home or yard or get rid of them if they have already infiltrated your home. Ants Ant problems are common during the summer months, and if you leave your doors open or have any cracks or holes in your walls, you might quickly find your home overrun by ants. [Read More]
Predators, Parasites And Pathogens: The Three P's Of Natural Termite Control And How They Work
Termites, albeit annoying little pests, are actually unaware that they are being pests. Most termites within the U.S. are just trying to establish a colony and find food. Sometimes people make the mistake of constructing people abodes and buildings too close to where these cockroach cousins are living, and then people are surprised when they find these pests in their homes or buildings. Whatever your situation with termites, you can safely eliminate them with natural termite control methods. [Read More]
Why Are Mosquitoes Attracted To Me?
If you notice that you are frequently bitten by mosquitoes, your plight might be the result of a variety of factors, some of which are controllable and others that aren't. By knowing why you are more likely to attract mosquitoes, it will be easier to find ways to avoid attracting mosquitoes in the future without the need for an exterminator in the area. Your Genetic Makeup A significant portion of why mosquitoes might prefer you over other victims is genetic. [Read More]