pest control for country living

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pest control for country living

I love living out in the middle of the woods, but it does come with a lot of pest problems. We have battled ants, flies and spiders in the house and ticks, spiders, mosquitoes, and all sorts of other pests outside. How can you keep these pests under control when your home is smack dab in the middle of their homes? My blog contains a ton of tips that can help you keep these and many other pests under control. You will find plants that will help keep them away from your house and techniques to eliminate them once they are in your home.

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Think Your Rat Problem Is Over? 3 Signs That Say Otherwise

3 August 2017
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Discovering a rat in your home is not exactly a welcomed event. If you've made this discovery, you probably did everything in your power to eliminate the rodent. Think you were successful? Just because you don't see the rat anymore, this does not mean it's gone. If you're concerned, here are just some of the indications that mean you still have a rat problem. Moist Droppings When examining droppings, there is a way to tell if they are fresh or old. Read More …

3 Ways To Keep Starlings Out Of Your Yard

19 July 2017
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Many homeowners enjoy the sweet melodies and colorful feather patterns of native birds. Inviting these birds into your yard by incorporating feeders into your landscape design can be beneficial. Unfortunately, traditional feeders can also attract birds that bully other species, like the European starling. Starlings can quickly overrun your yard and chase away smaller songbirds, leaving you without the feathered friends you enjoy. Here are three simple ways that you can work to keep starlings out of your yard in the future. Read More …

Three Tips To Reduce Mosquito Populations For Your Property

24 June 2017
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For many homeowners, the summer months will bring major mosquito problems. These insects can leave extremely uncomfortable bite marks, and they may also spread diseases to your family and pets. Unfortunately, homeowners will often take no steps to address this problem, but there are a few simple steps that can greatly reduce the prevalence of these pests on your property. Improve Drainage Standing water can be excellent breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Read More …

Have You Been Experiencing Allergies Because Of Cockroaches In Your House? 3 Things To Do Now

12 April 2017
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Wheezing, sneezing, coughing — the common cockroach allergy symptoms are no fun. Cockroach allergies can even cause breathing problems in asthmatics and individuals with severe allergies. If you're allergic to cockroaches and have been finding the troublesome insects in your house, here are three things to do right now. 1. Make Sure Your House Is Free of Water Leaks Cockroaches need water and moisture to survive, which is why it's important for you to locate and fix any water leaks in your house in a timely manner. Read More …

How to Kill Bed Bugs with Heat

31 March 2017
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The bad news is that you can have bed bugs even if your home is clean and sanitary. The good news is that you can eradicate the pests using a few different all-natural and non-toxic heat treatments. Most people don't want to use harsh chemicals, such as pesticides, in their beds, especially if they have children or pets, so killing bed bugs with heat is the ideal solution.  Your home can be infected with bed bugs, which are approximately the size of apple seeds and have flat, reddish-brown bodies, in several different ways, such as from buying a used mattress or staying in a hotel that has pest control problem. Read More …