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Category: Pest Control Tips


What Is the Difference Between Moles, Voles, and Gophers?

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When your garden starts looking like a battlefield, filled with mounds of dirt and mysterious tunnels, it’s not always easy to know who the culprit is. Are moles, voles, or gophers to blame for the havoc in your yard? Understanding the difference between moles, voles, and gophers can help you identify your garden’s uninvited guests […]

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5 Smells Insects Don’t Like

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Have you ever noticed how certain aromas can transport us to different memories, affect our moods, or even influence our physical reactions? Just as fragrances play a significant role in our lives, they also hold immense power over the insect world. Interestingly, there are some specific scents that repel insects quickly and effectively. Understanding these […]

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How to Avoid Bringing Pests Home With You When You Travel

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Traveling can be an enriching experience, but it often comes with a hidden risk: the inadvertent transportation of pests like bed bugs, cockroaches, fleas, and ticks. This blog will guide you through effective strategies on how to avoid bringing pests home with you when you travel, ensuring your journey remains memorable for all the right […]

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Stay Cozy and Pest-Free: 5 Winter Pest Control Tips

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As the cold weather sets in, most of us are looking forward to cozy nights indoors. But we’re not the only ones seeking warmth and shelter during the winter months; pests are, too. Whether it’s cockroaches scurrying in the kitchen or spiders lurking in the corners, winter pests can turn your cozy home into their […]

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It’s Spider Mating Season! Here’s How to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home

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Autumn marks the start of a unique period for many homeowners — spider mating season. During this time, you might notice an increase in the number of eight-legged creatures skittering across your floors or lurking in corners. This is because, during mating season, male spiders and female spiders are actively searching for partners, making their […]

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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Termite Damage?

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Owning a home is one of the biggest investments most people make in their lifetime. With it comes the responsibility of safeguarding the structure and its contents from various threats. Termites, tiny yet immensely destructive pests, are one such challenge. The looming concern for many homeowners is: Does homeowners insurance cover termite damage? And, if […]

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How to Check for Bed Bugs: Follow These 5 Steps

No one wants to deal with bed bugs — but they could be lurking in your home without you knowing it. Follow these five steps to find bed bugs in your home.

Discovering a bed bug infestation can be one of a homeowner’s worst nightmares. Not only do these pests bite and cause potential allergic reactions, but they can also be challenging to get rid of. As the old adage goes, “Prevention is better than cure,” and knowing how to check for bed bugs is crucial for […]

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The Difference Between Pest Control and Fumigation

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Unwanted pests can be a huge problem for any homeowner. They can cause damage to your property, spread diseases, and even cause allergies. That’s why pest control and fumigation are essential. However, many people confuse these two terms, thinking that they are one and the same. So, what is the difference between pest control and […]

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