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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Getting Rid Of Mice: Which Strategy Makes The Most Sense For You?

13 December 2015
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Mice may be cute, but a mouse infestation isn't. Wild mice that find their way into your home can chew through just about anything that your home is made of, including wiring, wood, plumbing and even brick walls. Tolerating these creatures can eventually cost you a lot of money in repair costs while also exposing you and your loved ones to some very nasty diseases. But exactly how should you get rid your rodent problem? Read More …

3 Not-Scary Facts About Black Widows (And How To Control Them)

19 October 2015
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The symbol of a black spider with a red hourglass mark has become synonymous with death. Most people see black widow spiders and assume they are aggressive, highly venomous creatures bent on human destruction. It doesn't help that nearly a third of the American population has a crippling fear of spiders. It can be said that these creatures are vastly misunderstood, though, and below you'll learn three facts about black widows that may ease your concerns, plus how to control their populations and reduce risks. Read More …

How To Dispose Of Adorable Pests

10 September 2015
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Fluffy tails, big ol' ears, pleading eyes and adorable squeaks are hallmarks of many rodent species. Mice have been known to sing to one another, and who can resist that little cotton tail? While many people find bunnies, mice and packrats cute, their presence in your home indicates real threats to your family. If you want to do away with the threats without murdering the darling little creatures, here are a few tips. Read More …

4 Ways To Keep Ticks Out Of Your Backyard

1 September 2015
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Ticks are small arachnids that feed on your blood and can give you a wide variety of serious diseases, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. You probably already know that ticks are found in forested areas and are a threat to campers and hikers, but you may not know that ticks can be found closer to home, too. Surprisingly, you're more likely to be bitten by a tick in your own backyard than out in the woods. Read More …

Bed Bugs Making You Bonkers On Your Trip? Tips To Prevent An Infestation At Home

28 August 2015
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As a homeowner, you are most likely aware of the tasks necessary to maintain the appeal, cleanliness, and value of your home. From repairing a leaky faucet and mowing your lawn to replacing loose roofing shingles, it is easy to see how homeownership can be overwhelming at times. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough time and effort into pest control. Considering the United States has seen an increase in bed bugs within the last few years, educating yourself on these pests is key to protecting your home and health. Read More …