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Shoo Fly! 4 Simple Ways To Keep Flies And Maggots Away This Summer

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Summer. It’s the time for outdoor fun, family vacations, and picnics. It’s also the time for flies. Unfortunately, when flies start congregating around your home, they usually bring maggots with them. If you’ve ever had a maggot problem, you know how disgusting they are. If you’ve never had a problem with maggots, you don’t want this summer to bring your first encounter with them. Luckily, there are some things you can do to keep flies, and maggots, away from your home this summer. Read More»

Dogs As Exterminators? The Latest Trend In Bed Bug Extermination Revealed

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If you live in community living or a large apartment complex, your apartment manager or property manager may at some point notify you that a bed bug-sniffing dog will be coming through. A notable issue with bed bugs in the building has to be the motivating factor, which for any tenant is quite an uncomfortable thought. However, the idea that a dog could sniff out something as tiny as a sesame seed, much less a colony of these bugs, seems really far-fetched despite a dog’s ability to smell hundreds of times better than humans. Read More»

Six Things You Can Do To Avoid A Wildlife Invasion Of Your Home This Spring

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When the weather gets warmer, wildlife outside your home tends to become more active. This is especially true when it comes to rodents and insect pests.  You can avoid an infestation of your home by wildlife intruders by doing the following six things during early spring: Clean out your kitchen and food storage areas Spring cleaning is important when it comes to keeping warm weather pests out of your home. Read More»

How To Eliminate Gnats

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Gnats, otherwise known as fruit flies, are extremely small pests that feed off of rotting fruit and breed extremely quickly. While they do not pose the health hazard that other household pests do, they are still annoying and are generally not a sign of a clean and well put together household. Thankfully, there are a couple of things that you can do to eliminate even the largest gnat populations in a matter of days. Read More»

Got Carpetgrass? 2 Types Of Problems It May Have

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Carpetgrass can be lush, green, and beautiful when it is healthy. You can keep your grass healthy by mowing it regularly and ensuring that it does not dry out during drought periods. There are problems the grass could have, however, two of which are listed below. This will allow you to take care of the grass if something like this happens so it can be healthy again. Brown Patch Disease Read More»