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Why is a Professional Exterminator Better than DIY Solutions?

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Often, the first question that comes into mind when you come across pests in your home or business is whether you should spend money on a DIY solution or hire the services of a professional exterminator. Here, we try and answer this question. Pests are complicated, and certainly not as simple as they seem to be. The mice you see may only be a tiny percentage of the ones that are actually present on your property, and the same goes for cockroaches too. Those seemingly harmless ants may be causing a lot more damage than you think. And those bed bugs may be a lot more in number than you can even imagine. (more…)

Where Do Bed Bugs Hide

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Bedbugs are the nastiest pests you can have around the house, and while their blood-sucking habits are enough to gross you out, their adamant life cycle and ability to hide in places you just cannot reach makes things even more difficult. (more…)

How to Stop Cockroach Infestation

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A cockroach infestation is quite a serious affair whether it is in your home or your office, and apart from the gross factor, the fact that these insects have the potential to spread some serious diseases and allergies are enough reasons to keep them out of your space. (more…)

How to Mouse Proof Your Kitchen

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There are many people out there who have desperately tried everything to remove mice from their kitchens. Once these rodents enter the kitchen it is very difficult to get rid of them as they reproduce very fast. They occupy every crack in the room; this makes it an uphill task to remove them. People try to remove them because they pose a dangerous health hazard; they spread plague, typhus and food poisoning. Mice also carry other parasites like round worms that are found in their droppings. They also contaminate the food and damage electrical wiring. (more…)

Signs of a Bed Bug Problem

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Bed bugs are commonly found within our beds, to make it possible and easier to feed on the suspecting hosts while asleep. Properly identifying of bed bugs is very crucial as it is normally the first step that needs to be taken in controlling the infestation. If you think your house is infested with bed bugs, take note of the following characteristic signs of bed bug activity. (more…)

Why Get a Professional Exterminator

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Extermination services have always been important for any home owner and in their delicacy there is need to have them done by a professional. Over the years this service has been seemingly replaced by DIY. In as much as DIY is growing popular, it is not always as effective when it comes to extermination. It seems to be a matter of just buying some pesticides from a local shop to deal with pest infestations, but in essence, this often turns out to be more expensive than anticipated. It is often time consuming and ineffective. What ever pest issues you might have, there an never be a substitute or a professional exterminator. (more…)

Physical Characteristics of the Bed Bug

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The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, is a parasitical insect that sucks on human blood. While this household pest was largely eliminated from the developed world during the mid 20th century, the bed bug population has experienced something of a resurgence from the 1990s onwards, meaning it is again important to be able to recognize these small yet bothersome creatures. It is important you know what you are dealing with before getting a bed bug exterminator. (more…)

How to Remove A Wasp Nest Safely

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Wasps can be helpful as they kill small pests that destroy plants, vegetables and fruits. unfortunately, wasps may build nests near homes posing danger to people and pets. There is hence the need to get rid of the nests as soon as possible. It is only people who are not allergic to wasps stings allowed to do the work of removing the nests. Keep in mind that it would be best to hire a professional exterminator to do the job. The following is informational. (more…)

How to Find a Carpenter Ant Nest

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Carpenter ants are considered a pest. It is hard to make them leave. Contrary to what most people think, it is easy to get rid of carpenter ants only if you can find their nest. To find food, ants have one that will scout and hunt for food. If it finds food, it will leave a scent for others to follow. TheĀ  scent is what they use to go to the food and go back home. A mistake when trying to get rid of carpenter ants is to wipe the surface. If you do that, the scent will be wiped off and the ants cannot go back to their nest. They will loiter inside your home. (more…)

How to Exterminate Cockroaches

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Cockroaches are insects that are widely recognized as pests. As such, if you discover a cockroach
infestation in your home, you’ll want and need to move swiftly to exterminate them. There are a number of procedures you can follow to exterminate cockroaches yourself, although there are circumstances in which it’s better to call in a professional to do the job on your behalf. (more…)