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Termites are without doubt the most structural damaging pests in the world. Commonly referred to as white ants, these pests can devour huge amounts of wood and other materials containing cellulose. Although certain structures are more susceptible to termite attacks, every home is prone to a termite infestation at some point in time. While most homeowners will worry more about flooding or fire, termite damage can be a more common and prevalent problem than one would think. Even if your home is built of bricks or stones, the risk of termite attack on structural support and other crucial building elements constructed...
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With summer upon us, it’s party time for many pests, and some holiday makers will be returning home to find uninvited, hungry home-sitters lurking at their homes. Wasps, fleas, rats and flies all make part of the huge list of unpleasant visitors, and are ready for spring and summer. Studies indicate that summers will continue to get hotter and longer each year, largely due to the effects of global warming, and best believe that pests will thrive and nourish during these less than pleasant times. One of the most common universal pet-peeves in gardening are pests. Combating these scaly, slippery and...
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Homeowners must be on constant alert, because termites are a constant source of aggravation and cause serious damages to homes that are not properly protected. Any structure that is primarily constructed of wood is in danger of a termite attack. Termites are such a menace, they are considered to be more of a threat to a wooden structure than floods, winds or even fire. It is estimated that termites cause homeowners billions upon billions of dollars in damages every year. In order to avoid such a fate, it is important for homeowners to educate themselves about termites. The first and most...
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Odors in the home are unpleasant and embarrassing at best and unhealthy at worst. If you have an odor in your home, it needs to be addressed immediately in order to keep it from getting worse. Odor eliminating products will often cover the smell, but they will not correct the underlying cause. The first step to eliminating an odor completely is discovering the root of it.  Most of your everyday household odors fall into just a few basic categories. There are kitchen odors, bathroom odors, and pet odors. Usually a little investigation with your nose will help you find the source...
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Indian meal moths are one of the many species of insect that hitches a ride into our places of residences and makes itself right at home. The most common place in the home that you will find an Indian meal moth is in your pantry. They are considered to be one of the most, if the most, irritating "pantry pest" of all.   So how do these meal moths make their way into the home in the first place? Opening a box of cereal or some other foodstuff in your pantry, only to have moths fly out, can be a real...
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