Termites may look like harmless insects, but in reality, these tiny bugs can cause quite a bit of damage to your home and be a huge headache for you. These bugs feast off of the soft wood around your home, eating their way through it, which can cause damage to the wood so severe it can make the structure unsafe.
You can tell if you have termites by tapping on wood around your home.
If you have pets, you want to do everything you can to prevent fleas from getting on your pets and in your home. If you don't prevent fleas or get a handle on them as soon as you know that there is an issue, you can find your family and pets being attacked relentlessly. Here is some great advice for preventing fleas and getting rid of them if you do end up finding them on your pets and/or in your house:
The garage has many functions: housing the family car, storing excess items, and sometimes as a converted man cave. What it should never be, however, is a home for pests. Unfortunately, bugs and rodents often find their way into the space anyway, causing damage to items stored there and infesting the home. Here are two pests that tend to take up residence in garages and how you can stop them.
Seeing a mouse scurry across the floor in your home can be a frightening and disturbing event for many people, and finding mouse droppings in your kitchen drawers can be even worse. If you have a mouse in your house, there is a good chance you have multiple mice living there, and you will need to take action quickly if you want to eliminate the problem for good. Here are three steps that are very helpful for achieving this goal.
If it is furry and it scurries, you might think it is a rodent. Before you pick up the phone to call rodent control, there are a few things you should know. Not everything that is furry and scurries is a rodent. In fact, there are many small critters that are not rodents at all and are in a class by themselves. In order to control non-rodents as well as any rodents you have, you should know and understand the differences.