Ridding Your Home of Insects

  • Own A Log Home? Tips For Removing Termites And Repairing The Damage They Cause

    2 May 2017

    If you have a log home, you are most likely aware that it is more at risk of becoming damaged by termites. A small hole could cause major problems with rot within a log, which is not good for the exterior of your home. That's why you must know how to get rid of the termites and repair the damage they cause. Removing The Termites Use Bait You can deal with termites on the outside of your home by using a termite bait.

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

    11 May 2016

    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.

  • Tips For Eliminating Bed Bugs Without Using Toxic Chemicals

    17 July 2015

    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.

  • 4 Ways To Get Rid Of Slugs In Your Garden

    2 July 2015

    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.

  • Removing Gophers From Your Garden

    1 June 2015

    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.

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

    29 April 2015

    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).

  • Keeping Termites Away From Your Home

    14 April 2015

    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.