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How to Get Rid of Fleas Naturally

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Have your dogs or other pets brought fleas into your home? Is your bedding, your furniture or your carpet infested with these irritating little creatures? Are you looking for ways to get rid of fleas but feeling reluctant to use chemicals? Then, you may want to check out these solutions. Natural Flea Spray You can make your own flea spray with ingredients you probably have around the house. Simply mix together four litres of vinegar, 2 litres of water, 500 millilitres of lemon juice and 250 millilitres of witch hazel.…

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Top 4 Factors That Affect The Cost Of Termite Control

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Termites are notorious pests that can cause serious wood damage. A professional pest inspection will confirm the presence of termites. You will then need the services of a professional exterminator with the working knowledge, practical skills, and experience of all things termite control.  How much you will have to pay for these services is dependent on several factors, including the following: 1. The Type of Treatment Liquid chemical treatments and termite baiting systems are the two main types of methods used in termite control.…

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3 Problems That Pests Can Cause for Your Commercial Operation

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If you own a shop or restaurant, you will want to make sure that you keep pests such as rats and mice out of your business premises. Below is a guide to some of the problems that can be caused if pests infest your business. Damage to your reputation The primary danger posed to your business by infestations of rodents is damage to your reputation. The standing of your business in the community can be easily tarnished and is extremely hard to restore.…

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White-Tailed Spiders: Easy-To-Follow Tips to Prevent an Infestation in Your House

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White-tailed spiders are slender looking, and you can easily recognize them from the unique white tip on their tails. White-tailed spiders are among the most common spiders to invade people’s homes; an infestation can become a constant looming threat for you. The tips below are easy to follow, and you can borrow some of these tactics to keep a white-tailed spider infestation at bay.   Glue traps in the right places…

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Eliminating rats from your office

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Many of us have an instinctual ‘skin crawling’ reaction to finding rats in our vicinity. Unfortunately, by the time you see rats, they are already firmly entrenched in the area and can be hard to get rid of. Here are some tips to follow if you find rats in your office.  Cleaning the area thoroughly Rats will come into an area with an easy food source, so it’s important to work out what they are eating and eliminate this item.…

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Does Your New House Have Termites? Here's What to Do

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Moving home can be very stressful, and it’s natural that not everything will go according to plan. It’s often impossible to spot every potential problem with a property before moving in - and that includes a termite infestation. If you suspect that your new home is infested, stay calm. Before you put the house straight back up for sale and move into a hotel for a week, try following the advice below.…

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How to Rid Your Property of the Pigeon Scourge

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Once upon a time, when you were young and responsibility was an alien concept, pigeons were kind of fun. You probably tossed handfuls of bread to them, just as you did the ducks and geese in your local park. How were you to know that one day these cute, plodding creatures would wreak such havoc on your property? Introduced to Australia in the late 19th century, feral pigeons (or rock doves) are notoriously difficult to remove once they set up home.…

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Five Things to Help You Through a Scorpion Invasion

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Unfortunately, scorpions are a fact of life, but luckily, there are things you can do to keep scorpions away from your home. You simply need the right supplies. If you have a scorpion invasion or just want to ensure you are prepared in case one occurs, here are five items that can help: 1. Machete or Other Plant Removal Tools  If you have plants bordering your home, they give scorpions a place to hide, and they work as a vegetation bridge between the ground and your home.…

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Four Signs You Have A Rat Problem In Your Home

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Rats are most often active at night, making them difficult to see. Since they hide from humans in the day, it may be easier for you to spot signs of a rat infestation, instead of the actual rodent in your home. If you notice any of these signs of a rat problem in your home, you will need intervention from professional pest control services. Droppings Of Rats Rat droppings are usually concentrated in specific areas along their habitual travel paths between a hole in your wall and your kitchen or some other area where food is located.…

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Natural Methods to Get Rid of Ants

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Ants might be small in size, but a colony of ants within your home can be a major pest problem. When you have one ant, you have many ants, which means that you need to take measures that allow you to make your home a space that is not welcoming. Instead of using chemical pest removal products, it is possible to use natural methods of removal that are still designed to deliver real results.…

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