ticks are in those woods

Do-It-Yourself Tick Yard Treatment and Tick Bite Prevention If you spend any amount of time outside, there’s a chance you could be bitten by a wood tick. And as the leaves begin to really fall this weekend – there are lots of opportunities to be in the wrong place. This is especially likely if deer,…

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Fall Pest Prevention

Fall: that magical time when the leaves change color, the weather gets cool and all kinds of tiny animals decide that your house looks warm and they should go inside. Some of these fall pests can cause major problems, especially if their presence goes unnoticed long enough for them to harm your family or home.

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Insect Spray

When you’re just trying to enjoy the outdoors, but swarms of insects won’t stop trying to eat you alive, it can be tempting to douse yourself and your kids in bug spray. Using insect repellent can protect you and your family from dangerous insect-borne diseases like malaria, dengue fever, and West Nile virus, but some…

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DIY Pest Control

DIY Pest Control techniques Autumn is now in full swing, and as the weather continues to cool down, a variety of unpleasant guests might be driven into your house by the falling temperatures. No, we’re not talking about crazy relatives; that’s a couple months from now. We’re talking about spiders, mice, stink bugs, and other…

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Pest Control Company

Six things to evaluate when selecting your pest control service When you’re choosing a pest control company, there are six important factors you need to consider – especially if you have children, pets, or other vulnerable people in your house. You want the service to be affordable, but more importantly, you want it to be…

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How to Stop Fruit Flies from Taking Over Your Kitchen Autumn is now here, and with it comes the harvest, fresh fruit… and fruit flies. If your kitchen has ever been taken over by these agile flying pests, you know how hard it can be to hit them – and, even worse, how many you…

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Pantry Pests love pasta

How to Make Pantry Pests Get Out and Stay Out Pantry Pests – out of all the places in your house where you can find pests, one of the worst is in your pantry. Clothes can be washed, carpets can be vacuumed, and floors can be scrubbed, but once your food gets contaminated, it’s usually…

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PA spiders

How to Stop Spiders from Moving Into Your House This Autumn For many people, the phrase “there’s a spider in the house” is incentive to call for help, to grab a tissue or three with which to squish it, or to move out of town, burn down the building, and call in an air strike…

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stink bugs

How to get rid of stink bugs for good As the weather starts to cool down, thousands of stink bugs are being driven indoors to set up camp for the winter. These smelly pests may not be dangerous to humans, but their enormous numbers, ability to enter buildings through small spaces and eponymous stench can…

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Termites

Termites in Western Pennsylvania Water-Damaged Wood in Western Pennsylvania is Attracting Termites. Here’s How to Protect Your Building. In the wake of the heavy rain and subsequent flooding that recently swept across western Pennsylvania, many homes and business buildings are still suffering from residual water damage. Unfortunately, the harm to some properties is only beginning.…

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