Don't Bring Them Home For The Holidays: How To Prevent Bed Bug And Lice Infestations

With the holidays coming up, it's time to start planning for the unexpected guests – bed bugs and lice. Whether you're going to be spending time in hotels, with friends or loved ones, or you're having guests stay in your home, these types of pests are serious problems. Bed bugs are particularly worrisome, especially since many hotels across the United States are infested with them. Here are just a few steps you can take to protect you and your family against bed bugs and lice. [Read More]

5 Ways To Rodent-Proof Your Home This Winter

Many rodents turn to hibernation to survive the cold winter months. Unfortunately, rats and mice lack the ability to slow down their metabolisms and gorge on food to gain extra weight like chipmunks and squirrels. Their only option is to seek out warm, food-filled places to wait out the winter -- with your home being one of those places. Follow these tips to keep unwanted guests of the whiskered and long-tailed kind out of your hair and away from your home. [Read More]

2 Misconceptions About Dealing With A Bed Bug Infestation

If you recently woke up to find bites on your arm or saw a few insects scurrying around your bed, you may suspect you have bed bugs and decide to spring into action to get rid of them. However, before you do, make sure you know the truth behind a couple of misconceptions about dealing with a bed bug infestation. 1.  Keeping Your House Clean Keeps Bed Bugs Away After discovering your home has bed bugs, one of the first things you may start to do is frantically cleaning your house. [Read More]

Sharing Your Home With Spiders? Tips For Evicting These Scary Squatters

Autumn is the time when most homeowners begin preparing for the cold weather that will force them to spend more time indoors. Unfortunately, many of the spider species who have spent their summer quite happily outdoors are also making preparations to seek shelter from the cold, and your home is probably their first choice. If you are tired of seeing these silent, eight-legged squatters within the living areas of your home, the following tips can help you make your house into a spider-free zone. [Read More]