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How To Get Rid Of Bugs And Insects In Your Christmas Tree

There’s nothing like the Christmas season. Spending time with family and friends around a festive tree adorned with ornaments and the smell of pine in the air is truly a treat. But did you know that there could be up to 25,000 bugs and insects hiding in your holiday centerpiece? We’re here to help you avoid these Christmas critters and get rid of those that could be hiding in your tree. Continue reading

Common Cockroach Hiding Places in Your Home

Like tiny six-legged contortionists, cockroaches are the acrobats of the insect world. They’re able to bend and contort their bodies to squeeze through cracks, holes, and crevices as thin as a dime, and if you’re not vigilant, they could already be hiding in your home. We’re here to help and shine a light on where they could be hiding in your home. Continue reading

Simple Ways to Fend Off Fruit Flies

Did you happen to leave out some fruit, and now your home is swarming with tiny, pesky fruit flies? It can happen to anyone and not just from fruit. These pests can set up shop near trashcans, unattended food, and sink drains, but no need to worry. We’re here to help with these simple tips to get rid of them. Continue reading

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5 Household Items to Repel Ants

Ants are quite the summer annoyance wreaking havoc on yards with destructive mounds and invading our homes in search of food. But before you make a run to the store for a chemical solution, here are some natural household repellents to use as an alternative. Continue reading

Home Buying Pest Inspection Guide

When buying property, it is paramount that you inspect for any and all features that might later invite pest issues. Home-invading pests attack susceptible buildings and cause serious, costly damages when they exploit preexisting conditions. Below is a comprehensive checklist … Continue reading