Ridding Your Home of Insects

Simple Steps You Can Take To Help Keep Mice From Getting Inside Of Your Home

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you live in a wooded area, your home is at risk of mice getting inside if proper steps are not taken to keep them outside. There are several ways one can make their home less attractive to these rodents. Try some of these precautionary methods in keeping mice from becoming a problem in your own house.   Tend To The Outdoor Areas To Minimize Numbers If you have a wood pile on your property, chances are mice and insects are burrowed in between the pieces to use as a safe haven. Move any wood stacks away from direct view of...

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Tips For Eliminating Bed Bugs Without Using Toxic Chemicals

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you brought home unwelcome house guests from your last hotel stay, then you will be happy to know that bed bugs can be successfully eliminated without the use of any toxic chemicals. Follow these tips to eradicate the bed bug infestation in your home: Tip 1: Remove All Trash and Clutter Buy a box of large plastic trash bags and place any trash or unwanted items into the bags, seal them by tightly tying them, and place them immediately into your outdoor trash can. This will help contain the infestation and make eradicating the bed bugs...

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4 Ways To Get Rid Of Slugs In Your Garden

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

After spending hours tending the flowers and shrubs in your garden, the last thing you want to see is slugs chewing holes in the leaves. Slugs are a problem for gardeners across the country, but fortunately, there are lots of ways to get rid of these pests. Here are four methods that you can try. Create beer traps Beer traps are a tried-and-true method of dealing with slugs. To create one of these traps, partially bury a glass or plastic container in the soil and fill it with beer. The slugs will be drawn to the beer for a drink, and...

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Removing Gophers From Your Garden

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you have noticed areas in your yard where large holes are dug into the ground, there is a very good chance that you have a gopher problem. Once a family of gophers invades your property, it will take a bit of work to remove them for good. Here are some tips to use for getting gophers out of your yard. Make A Deterring Spray There are a few substances that gophers prefer to avoid because of their odor.  Make a concoction of garlic powder, peppermint oil and cayenne pepper. The conflicting scents will be potent. Add some...

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Ants Trying To Set Up Home In Your House? Ways To Send Them On Their Way Out

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ants are a nuisance and it is common for them to come into homes in the spring. It can be difficult to get rid of these pesky insects, but it can be done. Below are ways you can wage war against them, and have a home free from ants. Pest Control Company The quickest and easiest way to get rid of the ants is to call a local pest control company (such as Edmonton Exterminators Ltd). To be able to get rid of them completely, you have to find the nest, and this can be very difficult to do. The pest control company, however, can usually find it...

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Keeping Termites Away From Your Home

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Termites are one pest that homeowners do not want around their house. They are known to cause a lot of destruction to foundations and woodwork, compromising the overall structure of the home. If you have just purchased your home, taking steps to keep these pests away can be beneficial in keeping your home in sound condition. Here are some things you can do around your house to ensure that termites do not invade. Keep Things Dry Termites are attracted to moisture. If you have any areas of standing water near your home, there is a chance that...

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Prevent Bed Bug Bites While You’re Traveling With These 3 Tips

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re a business traveler, or simply enjoy traveling often, it is likely that you spend the night in a number of hotels away from home. Bed bugs may also be spending the night in the hotels you visit, which is why you need to have some tips to avoid them. Here are just a few things you can do to protect yourself from bed bug bites while you’re traveling. Do a Room Inspection When traveling, many people simply jump into their hotel bed at the end of a long day. This can be a mistake, and you may wake up with little red bug...

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