How to Protect Yourself From Mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes are a nuisance. A bite from this elusive insect can trigger allergies and cause itchy red bumps to form on the skin. Not all mosquitoes bite though; male mosquitoes are known to feed exclusively on water and nectar. The female mosquitoes are the ones out to bite and suck blood out of unsuspecting victims. Female mosquitos are attracted to sweat and carbon dioxide ...

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5 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Pest-Free

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Pests are no pets. These creepy critters are not only a mere eyesore, but they can also be harmful and destructive.  They can bite you or your loved ones, contaminate your food, and carry virus and bacteria. In great numbers, they can ruin your valuables and even your home. Some pests feed on wood, a material that’s commonly used ...

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The House Rat: To Keep or Kill

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The funny thing about rats is that, whatever way you look at them, not everyone will agree what they are. Some see them as cheap, affordable and adorable pets, while others are so grossed out by them and will want nothing more than to get rid of them on sight. So which side of the argument is right? Are ratssuitable pets ...

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Three Serious Diseases That Can Be Transmitted by Rodents

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Fear of rats and rodents in general are a common phobia and people have every reason to be afraid of them. Just imagine the dirty places where these pests come from and how painful it is to be bitten by them. However,there is a more serious reason why homeowners should consider hiring a professional exterminator for pest control: rodents can pass on diseases to ...

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How to Prevent a Ladybug Infestation

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Ladybugs are easily identifiable. They are black with either yellow, orange, or red. They are only a ¼ of an inch long, but can be spotted a mile away due to their bright coloring. They are generally known as a harmless and helpful bug. These beatles are actually good for the garden because they feed on the aphids, which are responsible for causing ...

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Hire an Exterminator to Control Fall Pests

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As the summer winds down, its time to start thinking about protecting your home from fall pests. While there are some things you can do on your own to prevent them from getting in, like patching holes and cracks, help is often needed. Only an exterminator can do a thorough inspection, offer expert advice, and create a plan for pest prevention and control.

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When Nest Removal Calls for an Exterminator

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You see people swatting at flying insects all the time. But is that smart? Actually it is best not to swap at stinging insects like bees, yellow jackets, and wasps. This usually aggravates them and causes them to sting you. But imagine you find a nest on your property. Would you like to aggravate a whole swarm off flying insects? Here are some ...

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