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Have A Bed Bug Problem? Know How To Get Rid Of Them

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Bed bugs are a problem that nobody wants to deal with. They don’t mean that your home is dirty for you to have them, since they can attach to your clothes at hotels, school, work, or on public transportation. Once they are in your home, they can be quite the pest to deal with. Here are some techniques that can be used to get rid of bed bugs. Heat One effective method to kill bed bugs is by using heat.…

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Keep The Deer Away From Your Yard This Year With Three Affordable Prevention Methods

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If the deer loved your yard last year and wouldn’t stay away from your yard and garden, you can take a few steps during the early spring and summer to keep the deer away. These steps are all natural and will not harm the deer in any way; they will just encourage the deer to hang out elsewhere. #1 Bar Soap Deer are not a fan of the smell from a regular old bar of soap.…

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How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

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If your home has been invested with bed bugs, you are likely living through your worst nightmare. These bugs’ bites cause small, itchy bumps on your body and can be uncomfortable as well as embarrassing. You could call a pest-control service, or you could try to take care of the issue yourself. Here are some tips for going it alone. 1. Take Care of Personal Items Take any personal items, including stuffed animals, cell phones, and other small electronics, blankets, and pillows and put them in plastic bags that are thoroughly sealed.…

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8 Tips for Keeping Pests Away from Your Backyard Party

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As the summer winds down, many families are hoping to host backyard parties for friends and family. Unfortunately, unwanted guests in the form of pests can put a damper on your affair. Here are some tips for keeping pests from interrupting the festivities. Clean the yard. Pests, such as cockroaches, are attracted to clutter. Get rid of piles of wood and mow the lawn before the party. You also need to ensure there are no stagnant pools of water in the yard.…

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How to Get Rid of Termites and Keep Them Out of Your House for Good

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When you see a swarm of termites on the bottom half of your home’s siding, it can certainly be disheartening and infuriating at the same time. Termites can cause serious and extremely expensive damage to your home and even compromise its structural strength. Your first step is to rid your home of the termites feasting on it, and then you can take steps to prevent them from coming back for more.…

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Controlling Your Home's Spider Population

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Some bugs are just more frightening for people than others. For instance, you may have a particular aversion to spiders. If so, you are not alone. In fact, experts say that the fear of spiders may be “innate” for some people and not tied to some horrifying spider experience you had as a child. If a few spiders send you running, an infestation in your home can bring you close to a breakdown.…

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3 Signs That You Might Have Termites

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Termites can be devastating to a home, chewing through your walls and any other wood that they can find. Every homeowner should be aware of how to spot potential trouble. Here are some tips to help you identify if your house has a termite problem. If it becomes clear that there is an issue, contact a local termite exterminator immediately. Make Sure It’s Termites and Not Something Else One of the most common problems with termite identification is confusing them with a different type of insect or pest.…

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Outsmarting Gophers So They Vacate Your Property

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If you have noticed an abundance of holes throughout your backyard, and you have seen brown animals slinking down inside of them, you are most likely suffering from a gopher problem. Gophers may look cute, but their antics can cause a lot of destruction to a yard if they are not dealt with promptly. When dealing with gophers, you will need to outwit them to eliminate them from your yard for good. Here are some tips to use when dealing with gophers in your yard.…

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Mice Control Tips For Your Garage

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Although your home may be sealed tightly against pets, garages and sheds may not be as fortunate. Mice may seek shelter in these detached buildings, especially in winter when they are seeking warmth and food. The following tips can help you keep these outbuildings free of rodents. Tip #1: Seal It Tight The first goal is to make it difficult for mice to get into and out of your garage. Begin by improving the weatherstripping around both regular doors and garage doors.…

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Keep Flies Out Of Your House

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If you find that your home always has flies buzzing around inside it, then it can be hard for you to relax. They can even chase you around and make it feel like they are intentionally trying to drive you crazy. Meal times can also be a real challenge when you have to swat them away while you are trying to enjoy your food. This article will help you by offering you advice on how you can keep flies out of your house.…

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