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winning the battle against intruding pests

I live in the country and I love it. I love the seclusion, the peace and the wildlife that fills my yard through the changing seasons. What I don't like are the pests that try to make themselves at home inside my home. I have gone through many battles over the years with the different insects and rodents that intrude and have been able to win most battles fairly easily. I built this blog with the hopes of helping others who suffer from the same determined pests that I have find a way to get them out of their homes for good.

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Best Techniques For All-Natural Rodent Control

Once the weather starts to take a turn toward winter-like conditions, rodents search for a warm place to call home. Unfortunately, this means you may end up with an infestation. Since rodents are known for the destruction they cause, as well as the diseases they carry, it is important to take measures to successfully remove them. While poisons will work, it isn't the most humane solution. Instead, opt for one of the all-natural rodent control techniques listed below. Read More 

Unique Ways To Control Spiders In Your Home

If you are terrified of spiders, or do not want them lurking around your home, you may be looking for advice on how to repel them. Here are a few of the most unique ways to control and repel spiders, helping to keep them out of your home. Placing Chestnuts or Walnuts Around Your Home One of the ways you can easily repel spiders is to place chestnuts or walnuts still in the shell around your window sills, near doorways, under your furniture or in the corners of your home. Read More 

Uninvited Dinner Guest? 3 Tips To Oust A Mouse

Mice are among the most common household pests. Their small size and rapid reproduction can make the problem difficult to control. Before you panic, there are ways to minimize or eliminate mice before they take over your home. Contain The Problem Before you can genuinely address mice in your home, you need to keep the problem contained. You should inspect every part of your home to ensure mice are not free to come and go as they please. Read More 

Don’t Cry For Me Argentine Ants: How To Identify This Common Pest And Keep Them Out Of Your Home

According to National Geographic, there are approximately 10,000 known species of ants across the world. Chances are you've come across several common species in your own backyard, including carpenter ants and odorous house ants. However, there is another type of ant that is becoming more common in the United States, and you may find them lurking on your property: the Argentine ant. Here is some valuable information about this increasingly common pest, including how to identify them and keep them out of your house: Read More 

Simple Solutions To Follow When Traveling To Prevent Bed Bug Infestations At Home

As a homeowner, you may already mow your lawn and have your floors professionally clean, but you should also focus on pest control. While shocking for many to learn, certain pests can attach themselves to your clothing and luggage while traveling. Considering one bed bug can lay up to five eggs in one day, making sure these small pests do not travel home with you is imperative. Using this guide on tips to use when traveling, you can prevent bed bugs from catching a ride home with you. Read More