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Coping with Pest Infestations: A Pest Control Blog

Hi, my name is Brenda, and I have been affected by pest infestations in the past. I know how frustrating it is to constantly have ants in your kitchen or to have mice running out of the furniture. In this blog, I am going to share everything I learned on the journey to become pest free. Here, you will find posts on removing pests, keeping them out, killing them naturally and also, dealing with the gross feeling of living under the same roof as them. If you want to get rid of your pests without losing your mind, you have come to the right place. Pull up a seat, start reading and enjoy!

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Own A Horse Stable? Here’s What You Need To Know About Mice

Stables provide shelter for horses, but they can also make a nice home for a colony of mice. Mice, as small as they are, can be a huge problem if they move into your horse stable, especially if you have a horse that spooks easily. If you have a horse stable, it's important to keep mice out and eliminate them quickly if they do move in. Here's what you need to know. Read More 

Not All Garden Bugs Are Bad - Recruit Beneficial Insects To Your Garden

As you work outside in your yard, you will start to see all types of bugs. While some of these are pests, there are others you will want to stay in your yard. They will work even harder than you will keeping garden pests from destroying all of the hard work you are putting in. These are bugs you will not only want to keep, but that you will want to take steps to attract. Read More 

A Look At Bed Bug’s Cousins: An Overview Of Carpet Beetles And How To Get Rid Of Them

Bed bug bites and allergic reactions to carpet beetle larval hair look very similar. In fact, most homeowners cannot tell the difference and will generally assume that their homes are infested with bed bugs, which means that they may employ the wrong technique in order to get rid of the pests. The first step toward eradicating your pest infestation is identifying the type of pest that you are dealing with. And although there are many similarities, it is possible to tell carpet beetles and bed bugs apart. Read More 

4 Common Spiders Found Around The Home

The sight of spiders in your home might send you into a panic, but the most common spiders you will find in your home are usually benign web spinning, wandering or hunting spiders. Spider bites are quite rare -- it is much less common than generally assumed. In fact, most spiders are harmless to people and even when coaxed, are incapable of biting. Keep your eyes out for these 4 common, harmless spiders that tend to make their way into your home. Read More 

DIY Termite Control Gone Wrong: Why Do You Still Have Termites In The Home?

If you still see wood-eating termites, such as drywood termites, in your home after using your own pest control methods, you probably didn't use the right inspection techniques to find them. Drywood termites generally eat and destroy the wood in your home's walls, floorboards, ceiling, basement, and attic. However, flying drywood termites leave the colony to look for food sources inside the main rooms of your home. If you look carefully, you'll find signs of termites in your wooden dressers, nightstands, paintings, and other furnishings and decorations. Read More