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Holes in clothes – Why are my sweaters full of holes?

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Holes in Clothes Have you ever had one of those days when you opened your closet, pulled out your favorite sweater, and found a bunch of little holes in it? Those tiny tears weren’t there before, and you don’t remember abusing the sweater, so why is it suddenly damaged beyond the point of being presentable…

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PA Spiders – Put the “Haunted House” look away

PA spiders

How to Contain Them to Halloween Decorations This Year Halloween is over, but for some people, the “haunted house” look is doing its best to stick around in the form of uninvited spiders. Spiders can be very beneficial in moderation because they eat bugs that could otherwise damage your plants, your enjoyment of your yard,…

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Ticks Prevention in Western PA

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 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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Know and Reduce the Risks of Insect Spray

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 this Autumn?

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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How to Choose a Good Pest Control Company

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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Fruit Flies – Keep them outside

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 – Prevent them – Get rid of them

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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Spiders – keep them outside this year

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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