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5 Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Home this Winter

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As we begin to prepare for the cold winter season, pests and different types of animals start their preparations as well. Unfortunately, this may mean that they will try to seek shelter within different areas of your home. As the fall grows near, you may notice that rodent activity in and around your home beings to increase. As winter approaches, …

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Practicing Pesticide Safety At Home

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Practicing Pesticide Safety At Home Insect pests can pose numerous problems to a family and their personal property and rodent damage can cost thousands of dollars to repair.  It’s no wonder that pesticides are some of the most common household products.  They are used to kill any populations of pest insects currently present and to deter the establishment of any …

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Top 10 Green Insects

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St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and you know what that means: Green is the theme! With spring not far away, all the world is turning green: grass, trees, plants, clovers, party decorations, and yes, even insects! While some green colored insects are common fixtures in certain parts of the world, others are less common and even may …

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How Pests Affect Our Health

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All pests have harmful effects on our health either directly or indirectly. This is why it is essential that we completely understand the dangers pests may have. The most common household pests – ants, cockroaches and rodents, all carry dangerous health risks which we are unfortunately exposed to. This article offers information about the health risks these common household pests …

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Could Your Health Be at Risk from Using Insect Repellents?

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Various types of insects are vectors. This means that they carry disease-causing microorganisms. For instance, mosquitoes are known carriers of malaria, dengue, encephalitis viruses, and other pathologic organisms. Some species of mosquitoes also transmit parasites. There are also ticks that pass on viruses, such as those that cause Lyme disease, relapsing fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and typhus, to name …

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How to Keep Gophers Out of The Yard

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Gophers cease being cute when they begin wreaking havoc in your landscape. Because of their extensive digging and reproduction, a gopher problem can quickly get out of hand to create untold damage in your gardens and lawn. The Colorado State University provides information and helpful advice for managing a gopher population in a yard. With a firm understanding of the …

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Green Solutions to Mosquito Problems

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The patio is a relaxing place. You can hold small formal dinner parties here or a very casual barbecue parties. You can even spend some quality time with your loved one here as you enjoy the serenity and tranquility of your garden. However, your purpose of being on the patio can easily be ruined by a horde of mosquitoes buzzing …

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Pest Control Going Green

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Back in the past, people were careless when it came to the Earth’s resources and environment. As a result, it is we who suffer due to our own actions. Fortunately enough, people today are getting more and more conscious of the environment as time passes by. There are a lot of greener alternatives as to how we do things, including …

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DIY Pest Control Methods You Should Know

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Pest control is essential for every household. The best pest control method to use is prevention, before the existence of pests becomes an infestation. However, if your preventive measures do not work for you, then you can always opt for other pest control methods. Never allow a pest infestation to create more damage, than what has already been inflicted in …

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Get Rid of Bugs in Your Yard This Summer

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The sunny days of summer, along with warm summer evenings, provide the perfect setting for outdoor entertaining. As summer descends, more and more people are getting ready to head outside for backyard get-togethers, parties and barbecues. Anyone who wants to entertain guests in his or her yard will need to create a comfortable, fun setting to maximize guest enjoyment. To …

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