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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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How To Deal With A Deer Mice Infestation

Mice can sometimes seem like harmless nuisances, but having deer mice living in your home can lead to health problems for your family. This type of mouse is known to carry hantavirus, which can be very dangerous to your family, particularly children and the elderly. If you suspect you have deer mice in your home, there are a few things you can do to take care of the problem while protecting your family. Read More 

What To Do If Racoons Move Into Your Shed

Raccoons are pretty from a distance, but when they move into a shed on your property, they become more of a nuisance than an admirable element of nature. Raccoons carry rabies and other diseases, they've been known to destroy property and eat homeowners' trash, and mothers can become quite vicious if they think their babies are being threatened. If there are raccoons living in your shed, follow these dos and don'ts: Read More 

3 Interesting Facts About Centipedes

Washing your windows, shampooing your carpet, and mowing the lawn are all important tasks to keep your home appealing, functional, and valuable. While you may complete these basic maintenance tasks regularly, placing time and energy into pest control is also necessary. Many pests are unappealing to see, but they can also be dangerous to your home and health. Considering they are both frightening and potentially dangerous, centipedes are pests you should be more familiar with. Read More 

Benefits Of Using Humane Bird Deterrent Methods For Your Home

When birds start building nests on or around your home, they can become an extreme nuisance. However, there are certain methods you can use to deter them from coming on or near your property. Typically, it is best to use humane bird deterrent methods to make your home a bird-free zone. This is because, during warm weather seasons birds may seek solace on the roof, railings, awnings, or fence of your home. Read More 

A Few Rodent Control Tips For Your Yard

The first defense against rodents getting inside your house is to make your yard less attractive to the pests. If they have no interest in hanging around your yard, they may never discover the enticing shelter and food source inside your home. Here are some of the things you can do to your yard to help control rodents on your property. Get Rid Of Junk Mice and rats will take shelter in just about anything that provides warmth and shelter from the rain. Read More