Ways to identify bed bug bites

Many people don’t know if they have a bed bug infestation problem until it’s too late since they cannot spot bed bug bites. Additionally, it’s hard to feel a bed bug’s bite as it secretes an anesthetic before feeding on you.It can take a few days for your symptoms to develop but here are the…

Tell-tale signs of a termite problem

It’s easy – at least initially – not to be aware of a termite problem in your property. They don’t parade up and down drawing attention to themselves! So, it pays to watch out for evidence. One sign is that termites do shed their delicate wings, but you’ll need to pay close attention to spot…

Where might roaches be hiding?

Kids love playing hide and seek – and are usually easy to find because they often give themselves away. Sadly, the same can’t be said with cockroaches. Firstly, they can enter through the tiniest of openings or cracks, thanks to their hugely flexible bodies. Then, where do they go? Well, they’ll be looking for dark…

Dos of pest control

When it comes to pest control and prevention, it’s vital to ensure the safety of your children and pets. The first step to doing this is learning the type of pest infestation you have and options available to control these pests. Here are some other dos when it comes to pest control. Keep your children…

Keeping mice away from your backyard chickens

Backyard chickens are fun and interesting pets, but they also attract mice and other rodents. Chickens need to always have feed and water available and love to be thrown treats to hunt and peck. This creates the perfect environment for mice because mice love chicken feed. Some preventative measures to keep mice away include: Wire…

How to get rid of bed bugs in your home

Bed bug infestation is a significant problem in many households. It is essential to get rid of these pests as soon as you notice signs of infestation. Signs include blood stains on the bed sheets and itchy spots on your body. You can quickly get rid of these pests by following specific treatment procedures. These…

I do not like spiders!

A statement we all hear on a regular basis! Now, this sentiment might just be a general feeling of unease. If it’s much more serious, as in a case of arachnophobia, then severe symptoms can include: an extreme fear of being bitten or even poisoned; falling victim to panic attacks; vomiting or fainting – and…

Mice stuck in your air duct/wall cavities? Here is how to remove them

Mice can be drawn to your home due to many reasons. When they infest your home, they find it safe to hide along the dark corridors such as air ducks and small wall cavities. They use these holes as a temporary stopover between their meals and travels. To remove them, you need to put food-baited…

Avoiding a pest infestation during the winter

Mother Nature can sometimes be a humorless old harpy. Aside from ruining our winter holidays with unexpected snowfalls, she also created roaches, bedbugs, and other insects. Just because the temperature’s dropping doesn’t mean you should also drop your guard. Pests have the same need for warmth as humans -if you’re cold, they’re cold, and they’ll…

Clear and seal – two steps for keeping pests out of your home

For the first step – clear – this includes hiding spots such as wood or leaf piles. It’s also wise to clear under any bird feeders where seeds and hulls can attract vermin. Also, it’s wise to clear away pet feeders, never leaving them out overnight. As for – seal – it pays to undertake…
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