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Best Summer Pest Control Tips For Homeowners

Best Summer Pest Control Tips For Homeowners

As the temperature rises, many homeowners are starting with their summer pest control routines. Summer is the time when people and animals come out of their hibernation to spend lots of time outdoors. And among them are the swarm of insects and pests that are not only out to enjoy the warm weather. They spend their time outdoors looking for new sources of food, water and shelter, which they often find inside your home. Summer pest control in Myrtle Beach is slightly different than standard pest control processes. The primary reason for this is the difference in pests that homeowners will have to ward off and prevent from coming into their homes. Every summer, there are different kinds of pests that could invade your home and cause you problems. The three most common pests are listed below along with some tips to help you prevent them from using your house as a source of food, water and shelter and to eliminate them from your house if they have already found their way inside. Ticks Ticks are tiny pests that feed on blood. And while they are most commonly found among animals – primarily dogs and cats – some tick species are also feed on human blood. What make these small creatures highly dangerous are the diseases that they transfer whenever feeding from one host to another. Among these diseases are Lyme disease and tularemia. Note, however, that not all species of ticks pass the same diseases. Here are some tips to prevent ticks from coming near your home and finding their way to attach to your pets and, worse,...
Tips on Termite Control in Myrtle Beach

Tips on Termite Control in Myrtle Beach

The number concern among homeowners in Myrtle Beach is termite control. Regardless of their preventive efforts and no matter how clean and organized they maintain their homes, destructive termites still find their way inside their houses. Despite the numerous times they get rid of these pests, they always come back to do more damage to many homes. According to industry experts, this may be due to some homeowners’ habits and way of living. There are some things that these homeowners do on a regular basis that attract termites and make it easy for them to enter their houses. Often times these homeowners are not aware that they are actually inviting termites into their homes. Below are several basic termite control steps to stop termites from getting into and coming back to you homes? 1. Digging in the yard near your home’s foundation There are lots of reasons why you need to dig through your yard. For one thing, it is a part of your landscaping and gardening tasks. Another reason might be that you need to repair a leaking pipe that happens to be lying under your yard soil. Obviously, you cannot postpone or completely stop doing these important tasks. What you should remember, however, is to avoid digging within a couple of days after your pest control company has treated your soil with liquid termiticide. This is one of the most effective methods of preventing and killing termites and the solution should stay in the soil for a couple of days without any disturbance. Aside from rendering the termiticide ineffective, digging through your soil makes it easy for...
Reasons Why You Should Go With Organic Pest Control Methods

Reasons Why You Should Go With Organic Pest Control Methods

If you are living an eco-friendly lifestyle, why not include the use of organic pest control methods into your household routines? There are lots of benefits in using organic pesticides not only in your garden but also throughout your home. If you cannot get rid of the pests in your home and they just seem to keep coming back, try using natural pest control. Here are some of the great benefits that you can obtain from using organic pest control. Natural pest control does not harm or damage the environment Although pest control products available in the market today claim that they contain less or zero chlorofluorocarbon or CFC’s, you can never be too sure unless you use natural pest sprays. Remember that CFC’s are harmful organic compounds that can damage the ozone layer. Continued use of products that contain CFC’s – and the continued destruction of the ozone layer – will result in increasing the already large amounts of ultraviolet radiation in the atmosphere. Aside from being completely chemical free, these organic pest sprays do not contain CFC’s and any foul smelling chemical odor. Chemical-based pest control products also release other substances and compounds into the air, water and soil that could harm and put other animals at risk. Natural pest control products, however, contain only organic substances that break down into their natural elements gradually, making sure they directly target the pests that you want to eliminate. Also, organic pest products are specifically developed not to release elements and substances that may harm the environment. Organic pest control products do not affect the soil’s natural structure Many...
All Natural Pest Control Solutions For The Green Homeowner

All Natural Pest Control Solutions For The Green Homeowner

As more and more homeowners are making the move to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, they are also continuously looking for greener pest control solutions. These are solutions or strategies that use no chemicals or have ingredients that could be harmful to the environment. Pests have become an ordinary part of every home. It seems that no matter how clean homes are being maintained, how secure homeowners make their houses, pests still find their way inside many homes. This is why there are many pesticides available in many supermarkets and grocery stores. On the other hand, regardless of how effective these pesticides and other chemical products are, they still pose a great risk to the environment as well as to your family. Fumes and gas by-products from spray cans of insecticides are harmful to the environment. They pollute the air inside your house. Thus, as these spray cans of insecticides kill the pests and insects inside your home, they also cause a negative effect to you and your family’s health because of polluting the air that you breathe indoors. Moreover, they are more dangerous to family members who are suffering from asthma or allergies. Aside from all this, chemicals and pesticides are dangerous to pets and small children who may accidentally drink them or play with them. Thus, it is important that you store these dangerous and deadly chemicals away from the reach of small and curious hands as well as your playful pets. If you would rather not deal with all the hassles and worries of using chemical treatments and pesticides, you should consider using all natural pest control...
Pest Control And Prevention Against Rodents And Mice

Pest Control And Prevention Against Rodents And Mice

One of the most common reasons for pest control and prevention is rodents and mice. These house pests are more than just signs of filthiness; they are also carriers of deadly diseases. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that there are more than 35 diseases that rats could easily spread around the house. These include Hepatitis, Salmonella poisoning, Meningitis, and deadly viruses. Because these diseases are primarily spread and transferred by rodents, the easiest way to protect your family from these deadly diseases is to eliminate and prevent rats and mice from entering and living inside your house. Indeed, effective pest management and prevention methods are necessary not only to keep your house clean and sanitized but also to protect your family’s health. On the other hand, it is not only spreading diseases that rodents can do. They can also cause damage to your property, particularly chewing on your walls and furniture. They can also chew through your electrical wires, which can result to fires and structural damage that can be costly and time consuming. Effective rodent pest control strategies Rodents are generally not that difficult to eliminate from your home. You just have to be brave enough to get near them and trap them. Pest management professionals suggest the following easy and effective methods for removing rodents from inside your house. 1. Seal the pests out – The first thing you should do is to seal all opening and holes around your house. If you see an opening, you can be sure that this is what those rats and mice use to enter your...