Whether you realize it or not, you probably take certain steps that keep cockroaches away. You keep your food in sealed containers. You take the trash outside every day or two, and you wash dishes promptly rather than letting them sit in the sink. But what about your outdoor kitchen? How can you keep cockroaches from invading that space since no walls are surrounding it? Here are a few tips.
Baiting is widely known as one of the best options for getting rid of subterranean termites — the type of termites that live in nests below the ground. Basically, it involves inserting canisters of pesticide-containing termite "food" into the ground and hoping the termites find the bait, bring it back to their colonies, and share it with other termites so they all die. This sound simple, but there are a few strategies that you and your pest control professional should employ to help ensure your termite bait system is effective.
Do you know someone who has bed bugs? Have they confided in you because they don't know what to do about the situation? While bed bugs may not be as dangerous as some critters that might be found within a home, they are nevertheless tenacious and difficult to deal with. Trying to get rid of them can cause stress and the loss of sleep. It may never be easy to get rid of these pests, but here are some things that you and your friend should know that can make the process easier:
If you own a boat, then summer is probably your favorite time of year. You look forward to the warm weather because you know that as soon as the weather gets warm enough you are able to take your vessel out onto the wide-open water and enjoy the beautiful summer day with your family and friends.
However, the last thing that you want to do before you are able to enjoy a fun-filled day is removing annoying pests from your boat, and in many states, one of the most common pests you will have to deal with at the boat dock is spiders.
In some regions, you may have to worry about more than those little pests that can interfere with your true enjoyment of your home, such as ants and flies. You can also find yourself dealing with those medium-sized pests as well, such as racoons and skunks. In some regions you can even find yourself worrying about very large pests like deer, bears, and mountain lions. This short guide will offer you some tips on dealing with all three types of pests.