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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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Identifying And Getting Rid Of Bed Bugs

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Did you know one out of every five home in the US either is infested with bed bugs or knows someone else who is? The unfortunate truth is bed bugs are not easy pests to get rid of. Taking the time to learn more about them is the key to keeping them at bay if you don’t have them and exterminating them if you do. Identifying Bedbugs Unfortunately, the only way to be sure you have bed bugs is to have seen and/or captured one of them inside of your home.…

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Dealing With Carpenter Bees: Important Dos And Don'ts For Homeowners

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Carpenter bees are a common problem for homeowners in Las Vegas, particularly for those who have trees or other wooden structures in their yards (such as decks or children’s playscapes). Specifically, carpenter bees are a type of bee that bore into wood to build their nests, leaving small holes in wooden structures and trees. This, combined with the fact that female carpenter bees are capable of stinging, make these insects an unwelcome guest at any home.…

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Got Mice? 3 Surprising Dangers Of Ignoring A Mouse Infestation

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Although a mouse may have you climbing counters and clinging to walls, a small mouse doesn’t seem that threatening. In fact, they are kind of cute if you really look at them. However cute they are, they can be very dangerous. And they’re sneaky. Even if you’ve only seen one or two individuals, a mouse infestation could be putting your family and home at risk since there are probably more lurking behind your walls.…

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Bed Bug Control Takes Time And Determination

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Bed bugs are tiny insects that bite you to feed on your blood. Effectively achieving bed bug control and elimination takes time, dedication, and hard work. As with any bug infestation, it is easiest to take care of at the first indication they are present. How You Get Bed Bugs Having bed bugs in your home does not mean your home is dirty. In most cases, they are brought in after staying in an infested hotel.…

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Stung by a Bee? Important Dos and Don'ts for Aftercare

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Being stung by a bee is never a pleasant experience; upon being stung, many people report feeling a sharp pain, accompanied by a burning sensation. Even hours or days after the sting, itchiness around the area, swelling, and soreness are common. Fortunately, by being aware of the important dos and don’ts to follow after being stung, you can recover from a bee (or wasp) sting much more smoothly. DO Remove the Stinger Carefully…

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4 Things You Need To Know About Box Elder Bugs

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Box elder bugs, also known as maple bugs or politician bugs, are a common nuisance pest in American homes and backyards. Here are four things you need to know about these unwanted visitors. What do box elder bugs look like? These pests are fairly easy to identify. They have flat, long bodies and usually reach lengths of about 12.7 mm (0.5 in). Their main color is either dark brown or black, but they have prominent red markings on their backs that help to distinguish them from other bugs.…

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Think You Have Bedbugs? What To Try Before You Call The Exterminator

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If someone in your home wakes up with bites on them, you might automatically think that you have bedbugs. These critters, thought to be eradicated several years ago, are making a comeback due to chemical regulations. These opportunistic bugs hang out around your bed because they seek your blood. But you can eradicate these tiny vampires yourself if you move quickly.   Strategic Application of Rubbing Alcohol Fill a spray bottle with rubbing alcohol.…

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How Bedbugs Follow You Home

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Bedbugs are sneaky by nature, slipping into your home when you least expect it. They can hide in walls, along your bed and in your blankets. By knowing how a bedbug infestation begins you can work to prevent bringing bedbugs into your home and know how to stop an infestation before it gets out of hand.  What Attracts Bedbugs To You Every time you exhale you emit carbon dioxide. Bedbugs are able to sense your breath and are also attracted to your body heat.…

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Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite: 3 Tips For Avoiding An Infested Hotel Room

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These days, bed bugs are a common concern among those who stay in hotels. The last thing you want is to bring home a bed bug infestation from an otherwise enjoyable vacation! Unfortunately, even the seemingly fanciest of hotels can be plagued pests if they haven’t had the proper bed bug treatment. This is why it’s so important that you take some additional precautions while booking a hotel and while traveling.…

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