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Three Essential Springtime Maintenance Tasks That Will Keep Your Lawn Looking Better Year-Round

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If you want your lawn to look greener and fuller, then you need to start caring for it early on. Don’t wait until it’s already looking dry and patchy. In the early spring when the snow just only recently melted, you’ll want to tackle these three essential lawn care tasks. Apply an insecticide. One of the main reasons lawns die back and begin looking brown is because they become infested with insects.…

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2 Ways To Encourage Your Local Bees To Move Their Hives

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If you have a negative reaction to bee stings, you are probably not going to want to have the local bee population building hives right near or on your home. Here are two natural methods you can employ next spring to ensure that the local bees build their hives far away from your home. #1 Get Rid Of Their Water Supply The first thing you need to do is get of the bee’s food supply or make sure that it is located far away from your home.…

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Be The First To Read About College Life And Bedbugs

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Are you going to be going to college soon and living in a dorm? Perhaps you are already in college and residing in a dorm. Hopefully, your dorm has never encountered a case of pesky bedbugs, but you need to be aware that bedbug infestations are possible in dormitories. Think about the number of students that reside in dorms. Also, think about students who visit their hometowns, go on vacations, or have stay-overs in hotels when they leave campus to compete athletically or academically.…

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Spiders at Your Commercial Business? Watch Out For These 4 Types

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Some spiders are completely harmless and the only thing they may do to bother you is to build spider webs. There are some spiders, however, that are very dangerous and can even kill. If you are starting to see spiders at your commercial business, you need to know what the poisonous spiders look like to ensure you do not have these types on your premises. This will not only keep you safe, but can save you from a lawsuit if one of your employees is bitten.…

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Pesky Squirrels: 4 Ways To Get Them Out Of Your House

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Squirrels are fun to watch, until they find a way into your house and make spaces like your attic their home. Once squirrels are inside your home, those fluffy little critters can chew through your wiring, destroy your insulation and give birth to several batches of baby squirrels. If you’ve got squirrels living in your attic, you need to act fast. The first thing you need to do is contact a professional pest control service.…

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Are Carpenter Ants Trying To Tell You About A Secret Leak?

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When large black ants start milling around your kitchen sink or bathtub edges, it’s tempting to think you just need to clean up a little better and separate the ants from any potential food source. However, it’s likely that you’re dealing with carpenter ants that aren’t interested in your sugary snacks or leftovers from last night’s dinner. Discover why these particular ants often indicate serious moisture problems in a house and how to get rid of them after you solve your leak problems.…

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Signs There Are Termites In Your Home

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One important job you have as a homeowner is to protect your house from termite damage. The best way to do that is with regular inspections. When you pick up on signs of an infestation early, you can have your home treated before the pests do a lot of expensive damage. Whether you hire a professional to inspect your home or do it yourself, these are the things to look for.…

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3 Ways To Take Measures Against Spiders In Your Home

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Although many people consider spiders a beneficial presence in their house – they often get rid of other pests, for example – there are plenty of people who consider spiders a nuisance in their own right. If you’re one of the latter individuals, you’ve come to the right place. Included throughout the course of this brief guide are a few ways to effectively take measures against spiders in your home. If these methods do not work for you, it is recommended that you contact the services of a trusted spider exterminator or pest control service.…

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Keeping Mice Out Of Your Wooden Shed

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If you have a wood shed on your property, you most likely use it to store some of your home’s landscaping tools. Since a shed does not usually have layers of insulation along its walls, mice can get inside easily if precautionary steps are not taken to ensure they stay on the outside. Here are some steps you can take in protecting your outdoor enclosure and valuables from gnawing mice. Evaluate The Exterior Walls…

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The ABCs Of Effectively Handling A Bed Bugs In An Apartment Complex

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With tenants moving in and out on a regular basis, you never know just what they are bringing in with them or even leaving behind when they vacate the premises. Bed bugs are a huge problem affecting everyone from residents in single family homes to business owners, and apartment complexes are definitely not immune to this nuisance pest. As a property manager who deal with handling property concerns at an apartment complex, bed bugs can easily be one of the biggest problems you ever face.…

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