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These articles are full of great information on how to spot signs of pest problems in and around your home and garden, and how to eliminate them. There are tips on how to get rid of ants, fleas, mice, bees, cockroaches, yellow jackets, hornets, wasps and much more. Read about different pesticides and insecticides, including organic pest control methods.

After months of hard work that included everything from preparing the dirt to planting the seeds,  weeding and fertilizing, it’s time to view that fully-grown plant or cut open that cucumber, watermelon or other fruit or vegetable. There may be no more satisfying feeling than enjoying the fruits of such a difficult labor. However, how...

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The same with many other pests, there’s no time like present to take care of the two roaches you saw crawling across the kitchen floor earlier. It’s a simple case of mathematics: roaches are one of the fastest-reproducing insects in America. In a study of German cockroaches, one of the most common in the world,...

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Hiring an exterminator is no different than the decision to bring in any other professional to work in your home that you have no significant information about. Your job is to find out enough about exterminators who are available in your neighborhood in a fairly short period of time – depending on the particular extermination issue...

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It’s important to choose carefully whenever you decide to hire any professional to work inside your home. An exterminator should have a level of experience and knowledge as well as a previous body of work that suggests he or she does good work and remains busy within the industry. Here are some steps to take that...

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If you’ve ever blown a dog whistle, you understand the basics of the science of ultrasonic pest control. The idea of ultrasonic pest control is that by emitting bursts of high frequency sound waves, it’s possible to repel pests that will be annoyed by these extremely high sound frequencies. Just as you can’t hear the noise...

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Bats are able to fit into very small cracks and openings in your home, needing no more room than 3/8 of an inch to be able to establish a colony within the walls or in your attic. These nocturnal animals prefer to avoid humans, but if you see brown to black stains, that is a...

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Getting rid of bed bugs can be a difficult task because these insects are extremely small – as tiny as 1/16 of an inch – and tend to hide in or near rooms where they can access people or animals for meals of blood. Before the bed bug has had a meal it is clear...

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If you have an ant infestation, the reason that you are facing a an army of ants is much more complicated than a dirty kitchen. In general, there are only two ways that ants show up in homes: they come from the outside, or they decide to move their colony to your home. An ant control professional can...

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While there is no known clearinghouse for national statistics on yearly fumigations, industry information suggests these termite operations are not uncommon – with a minimum of thousands conducted yearly throughout the country. If you are scheduled for a fumigation, your pest control expert is likely handling one of three common issues: drywood termites, wood-boring beetles...

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To understand why it is so difficult battle bed bugs, it’s also important to understand the history of bed bugs. The insects were first brought to America by the Colonists, and the practice of worldwide travel along large waterways made it easy for bed bugs to take rides hidden among the baggage of early settlers....

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