Insect Control

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How Long After Exterminators Do Fleas Die?

Fleas are extremely common amongst households with pets. They enter the household through your pets and nest all around the house, including on you! While DIY remedies exist, the best option to truly rid your house of fleas is to call an exterminator.  But how long until after the exterminator do the fleas die? Well, it depends on what type of method the exterminator used. Two distinct methods exist: fogging

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Is Ant Bait Toxic?

Ever wondered why dealing with ant bait is somehow worse than dealing with the ants? Me, too! When I noticed that I had a small ant problem in my house, I decided to take care of it myself. Before I bought anything, I wanted to be sure if ant bait was toxic or not so everyone in my house would be safe. Here’s some helpful info I found. So, is

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Do Bed Bug Traps Work for Fleas?

Some people try to use bed bug traps to treat a flea infestation, but it’s a bad idea. While they’re both small and incredibly annoying pests to have in the home, bed bugs and fleas must be treated in completely different ways.  Bed bug traps don’t work for fleas because fleas can hop out of traditional pitfall bed bug traps, and many others work based on bed bug specific pheromones

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Do Cockroach Gel Baits Work?

I have always had an issue with bugs whether they are spiders, silverfish, and the most disgusting of them all cockroaches. From the kitchen to the bathroom, no matter how many are killed, they just keep coming back. So, I started looking for solutions other than a bug spray.  Do cockroach gel baits work? Yes, as long as you know what kind of cockroaches you have and buy a gel

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How (And Why) Bed Bugs Can Come Back After Treatment

Bed bugs can come back even after an infestation has been professionally treated. In fact, one pregnant female bed bug left behind can result in a re-infestation of 300 adults and 1,000 new eggs in just three months. Though bed bugs aren’t known to spread any disease, even a rumor of their presence can cause a public health crisis and a swift economic downturn for a business or establishment. So,

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Do Ants Keep Cockroaches Away?

A friend once told me that if you have cockroaches in your house, some strategically placed ants could help get rid of them. I thought that was really interesting, so I decided to do a little bit of research. So, do ants keep cockroaches away? For the most part, no ants do not keep cockroaches away. There are ants that can feel threatened by them and get rid of roaches

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Subterranean Termites: How To Detect, Kill And Prevent Them

Termites are the scourge of homeowners. Their appearance seems to come out of nowhere, and the damage they cause is costly and time-consuming to fix, but if you know how to detect, kill, and prevent them, then you may be able to save yourself some headaches. How to detect, kill, and prevent subterranean termites? To handle or prevent a termite problem you will first need to look for signs of

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Do Wasps Come Back After a nest is gone?

Getting rid of wasps can be dangerous and stressful, and managing to do it without getting stung can be easier said than done, and what is the point if they are just going to come back again? Do wasps come back after a nest is gone? While wasps do come back, they usually only remain around their old destroyed nest site for a few hours before realizing their nest is

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What Attracts Cockroaches in Your Home?

What Attracts Cockroaches To Your Home?

Cockroaches are some of the most unsightly and dangerous pests to inhabit your home. However, I’ve found that many people who have cockroaches in their homes have no idea what attracted the roaches in the first place. And when you don’t know what is attracting pests to your home, you’ll have a harder time ever getting rid of them. So, what attracts cockroaches to your home? Crumbs, dirty dishes, and

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