Learning About Pest Control Practices

Welcome to my site about pest control. I will use this site to focus on the pests that consume blood and leave a trail of itchy welts in their wake.

Tips For Preventing Termites From Invading Your Mulch

31 March 2017
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If you are a professional landscaper or someone who just likes to make his or her property look nice as a hobby, there's a good chance that you have a decent amount of mulch on your property. This is helpful because it allows you to make sure that you are able to insulate your plants for the winter or provide them with enough cover and nutrients during the summer. However, your mulch is going to be vulnerable to invasion by termites, which can render the mulch useless and make it easier for termites to hang out until they get a chance to invade your property. Read More …

Steps For Pest Control Management Of Fungus Gnats

15 March 2017
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Fungus gnats, Bradysia spp., are not only a cause for concern in nurseries and greenhouses, but also for homeowners who enjoy having houseplants. These tiny creatures have dark wings, measure about 1/8-inch long, and resemble flies. Colorado State University Extension points out that fungus gnats have a unique Y-shaped pattern on their wings. Although the insects are harmless to humans, they feast on plant roots. This can lead to the stunted growth of your favorite flower, herb, or vegetable. Read More …

How To Get Rid Of Aphids On Plants

3 March 2017
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If your plant leaves look yellow, it could be an aphid infestation. Aphids are small green or black bugs that often gather in large groups. They suck the sap out of plants. Insecticides seldom kill aphids, but you can still take advantage of their weaknesses with natural methods that won't harm plants..Here are tips to get rid of aphids naturally. Prepare to Work For this project, you need the following: Read More …

5 Times a Renter Should Be Prepared to Pay for Pest Control

16 August 2016
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In most cases, arranging for the eradication of pests and paying for the treatment us the responsibility of the property owner. However, there are certain circumstances when it becomes the responsibility of a renter. If you are a renter with a pest problem, check to see if the following situations apply to you. The Renter or Their Pet Brings in Pests One common reason why a renter would be responsible for paying to have pests removed is if they were responsible for bringing them into the home. Read More …

6 Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

1 April 2016
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Even though most spiders are completely harmless, many people understandably hate to see them in their house. While the occasional spider can be brought outside in a tupperware container or easily killed, frequently appearing or numerous spiders usually need to be dealt with in a more deliberate and strategic manner. Luckily, there are specific things you can do to get rid of any spiders you have and prevent them from infiltrating your home in the future. Read More …

About Me
Learning About Pest Control Practices

Hello, I am Shannon Migel. Welcome to my site about pest control. I will use this site to focus on the pests that consume blood and leave a trail of itchy welts in their wake. The information on this site will cover mosquitoes, fleas, and bed bugs in particular. I will talk about ways to eliminate pests from your home with minimal effort. I will also discuss natural ways to handle bug infestations in the home. I hope you will follow along to learn more about this interesting topic. Thank you for coming by my site about blood sucking bugs.