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Keeping Mice out of your Home and Garage

Keeping Mice out of your Home It's autumn and that means mice. This time of year mice are entering homes in preparation for winter. While it's impossible to never have a mouse, there are things you can do to make your house less attractive to them. Why do mice like my house? Mice love older

Wasp Prevention Tips and Tricks

Don't let wasps ruin your next picnic This time of year wasps are especially annoying, but they don't have to ruin your outdoor activities. A few simple tips can help you and the wasps stay out of each other's way. Why are wasps so bad this time of year? While wasps are active all summer

Fall Pest Prevention

Fall is the best time to prevent new pest infestations. With the weather cooling down, insects and rodents are looking for a place to bed down for the winter. Don't make your house more attractive to these critters. Follow these tips to keep pests out of your home this winter. Locate Pest Entrances Take the

Stink bugs: How to Eliminate them

Fall is almost here and with it comes stink bugs. Find out how to keep them from ruining the changing seasons. Where did they come from? If it seems like stink bugs are a newer phenomenon, you are right. Stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys), also know as shield bugs, are an invasive species from Asia. Introduced

Eliminating Fleas from your Home

Surprised you have fleas? Any pet can get fleas. This can happen not only when you bring your pet outside, but when it is exposed to other animals. This can happen at the kennel, doggie day care, or even at the groomers. While fleas are a common problem in households with dogs, it is possible

6 Mosquito repellents that don’t work

Think twice before picking up these products Mosquitoes can quickly ruin any summer evening. These tiny menaces can start biting within minutes of leaving your house. For years, the only option was mosquito repellent sprays containing DEET. But covering your skin in a sticky chemical spray doesn't sound appealing either. As a result, companies have

Five ways you are attracting pests to your home

Don’t invite pests into your home A big part of maintaining a pest-free home is not encouraging an infestation in the first place. But simple things we do every day can make our homes more attractive to pests. By avoiding these pitfalls, you can help maintain a safer home for you and your family. Feeding

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Pest Control

While you might be tempted to try to save a few dollars by treating your pest problem yourself, DIY pest solutions aren’t always a good idea. Learn more about why doing your own pest control isn’t always a good plan. Effective Pest Control Requires expertise Pest control experts spend years learning their trade. This experience