7 Ways to Prevent Mice Infestations


If you've had a mice infestation in the past, you already know how hard they can be to get rid of. Mice breed rapidly, and baby mice grow to full reproductive age within only a month or so after they are born. This means that what starts off as only a couple of mice can quickly become a full-blown infestation. For these reasons, it's always preferable to prevent mice from ever getting into your home in the first place.

25 January 2017

Asthma 101: The Connections Between Pests, Mold, Asthma & Aspergillosis


When a child is diagnosed with allergic asthma, the parents try to eliminate all possible triggers from the home so their child doesn't continue to have asthma attacks. This typically involves removing carpeting and draperies, dusting regularly, and keeping windows and doors closed. However, here are three other crucial steps to take that can help reduce allergens in the home that can cause an asthma attack—hire a pest control service, hire a mold removal service, and run a dehumidifier.

3 August 2016

3-Step Home Treatment For Keeping Roaches Away From Your Cabinets


If you have noticed a few roaches scurrying around your kitchen, you may be afraid they are getting into your cabinets and contaminating your food and want to try to keep them out. If so, use the following three-step home treatment for repelling and killing roaches invading your cabinets. Step 1:  Clean The Cabinets With A Vinegar-Based Solution The first step involves cleaning the inside and outside surfaces with a homemade cleaning solution made from white distilled vinegar.

31 March 2016

Got Mice? Ways To Rid Your Home Of Them Yourself


If you see a mouse running around in your home, there is a good chance there are a few more hiding that you don't see. Unfortunately, mice can carry diseases and do damage to your home by chewing on wires and insulation. As such, you will want to get rid of them quickly. Here are a few of the ways you can attempt to rid your home of mice yourself.

14 December 2015

Kissing Bugs: What Are They And What Should You Know About Them?


If you experience mysterious bites on your face during the night, you may think that you have bed bugs in your home. Although bed bugs can leave behind nasty bites, there's another pest that can attack you in your sleep. It's called the kissing bug. In recent months, experts warn residents in the United States to look out for kissing bugs. The pests carry a host of diseases, including Chagas disease, a dangerous parasite that infects your digestive system and heart.

25 November 2015

How To Relocate A Beehive Peacefully | No Kill Method


Bees are extremely important insects. While other insects such as butterflies pollinate as well, bees are solely responsible for many plants that the world relies on. These include strawberries, coffee, apples, vanilla, grapes, alfalfa, and dozens of other important crops. Of course, you don't want a hive near your house. While they aren't generally aggressive for no reason, your children or pets could spook them and cause them to sting. It's important to conduct bee removal peacefully so you don't kill them or put your family in danger.

6 October 2015

4 Myths You Shouldn't Believe About Ticks


Ticks are infamous, blood-sucking insects that are responsible for spreading diseases such as Lyme disease. Due to their reputation, it's no surprise that there are a lot of myths floating around about ticks. Here are four myths that you should not believe about these pests. Ticks only live in the forest One of the most dangerous myths about ticks is that they are only found in the forest, and that if you're not a hiker or camper, you have nothing to worry about.

1 October 2015

3 Step Action Plan For Getting Rid Of Your Small Cockroach Population


Despite your efforts to prevent cockroaches from invading your home, you have seen a few of the unwanted visitors in your home. To keep from having an infestation, you may wonder what homemade measures you can take to kill the existing bugs. If so, follow the three-step action plan for killing existing roaches and keeping new ones from entering your house. Step 1:  Clean Up and Remove Food Sources The first step in getting rid of your roaches is to thoroughly clean your home, removing any potential food sources in the hopes that the roaches will vacate your home in pursuit of sustenance elsewhere.

24 September 2015