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Of all the things you fear finding in the home, bed bugs is probably at the top of the list. Many people are surprised to learn that bed bugs are not just some imaginary creature their parents invented for bed time. They are very real, and a very serious problem in most urban areas lately. Bed bugs are tiny insects that feed on human blood. Talk about creepy! Bed bugs have a small reddish colored oval body about the size of an apple seed. They are big enough to be seen, if you know to look for them and where. They...
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Pests in the home are an ongoing issue in most areas, it seems like there are millions of potential critters just waiting to infest your home at any given time. No one wants to share their sanctuary with creepy crawly little pests, never mind the phobias they might induce, but the potential health concerns they present is a major problem. Among the many nasty little skittering monsters, silverfish are some of the oddest creatures to find around the house. These centipede-like insects are the stuff of nightmares, and freeing your home of them will quickly become a top priority. Silverfish can...
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Deer are a real nuisance to homeowners. Deer are exceptional jumpers, meaning they can get past most fences and home defenses. They eat the plants and cause severe damage to the gardens and landscaping of the yards they inhabit. Once the deer have discovered your yard and are interested in it as a food source, discouraging them is nigh on impossible. They will continue to return, season after season, with their families. If the thought of a deer, his family and possibly his friends destroying you’re landscaping and yard every year, it’s time to consider deer control around the home. Many...
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Homeowners have a variety of issues to worry about on a regular basis. One of their main responsibilities is to keep their home free from rodents. Once mice, rats and other assorted vermin make their presence felt, it can be exceedingly difficult to get rid of them. Unless they remain vigilant about exterminating these rodent populations before they have a chance to reproduce, these pests will make a lasting home within yours. Even if you've only seen one mouse or rat, this typically means that there are plenty more where that one came from. Assuming that you only have one mouse...
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Spiders are a familiar sight outside and around the home. These predators are beneficial, feeding on insects and assisting in lowering the pest populations in and outside houses, yards, gardens, and larger crops. Although some people find spiders frightening, they usually will not try to bit unless they are prodded, held, or accidentally trapped. Most spiders cannot puncture human skin with their fangs, and although there are hundreds of species of spiders found in the U.S., only the black widow and brown recluse have bites that are dangerous. Some of the common spiders found inside the home include cobweb spiders, which...
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