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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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Three Things You Need To Know About Maintaining A Woodpile On Your Property

If you've recently moved into a home with a wood stove or a fireplace, you're probably really looking forward to being warmed by a toasty fire on on chilly nights while enjoying hot, tasty beverages. You may even be looking forward to the exhilarating experience of chopping wood first thing in the morning and then lighting a fire to warm up while you drink your morning coffee. However, insect pests such as ants, spiders, and even termites can access your home interior by hitching a ride on firewood. Read More 

What Is That? How To Find And Control Carpenter Ants

When you own your home, you want to make sure that it's protected against all types of hazards, including damage caused by pests. In fact, when you bought your home, you might have had it inspected for termites, especially if you purchased a pre-existing home. However, there's one danger that you might not be on the lookout for, and that's the damage caused by carpenter ants. You might not realize this, but carpenter ants can do just about as much damage to your home as a colony of termites can. Read More 

One Sting Is Too Much: How To Keep Bees Out Of Your Yard This Summer

Now that things are finally starting to warm up, you can finally head outdoors for some fun family-fun. That is unless the bees come out in full force. While bees are good for the environment, they're not always a welcome addition to your yard, especially if you're allergic to them. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to help reduce the bee population around your yard. Keep the Lids Closed on Your Trash Cans Read More 

Beating Bedbugs In The Classroom: Four Strategies To Consider

Bedbugs can tag along with kids going to school, and that means classrooms may be vulnerable to infestations. A classroom infestation can also quickly lead to multiple households having a problem with these pests. Acting quickly and taking appropriate measures to prevent problems can keep students, teachers, and parents happy. Here are some strategies to consider if you suspect a bedbug problem in your classroom. Have Carpets Professionally Cleaned Bedbugs can hide within the tall fibers of classroom carpets, which can make them difficult to spot. Read More 

There’s A Mouse In The House! 4 Signs You Have A Rodent Infestation

Now that the weather is starting to warm up, it's time to start watching for the rodent activity. If you haven't seen any activity during the winter, you might think that you're in the clear. Unfortunately, that's not necessarily true. In some cases, rodents will build their nests in your walls during the winter and stay out of the way. However, with the warm weather approaching, they'll start getting active again. Read More