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Three Signs It’s Time to Call a Rodent Removal Service

Ants, cockroaches, beetles, and termites are common complaints to pest control professionals, but your home may also be in need of a rodent removal service. From field mice or rats to raccoons and possums, there are many rodents that can wreak havoc on your home. If you are noticing one or more of the following signs, you have a rodent problem that requires professional help. Droppings One of the most common signs that you have a rodent problem is the sight of droppings. Droppings, or fecal matter, may appear differently depending on what rodent is in your home. This guide Read more
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5 Rodent Facts You Need From Your Rodent Removal Service In Frisco

There’s no doubt that rodents are nasty little critters, especially when they’re in or near your home; and, like cockroaches, they seem to thrive and multiply despite the efforts of even the best rodent removal service to eliminate them completely.  If you discover rats or mice in your home, it takes a two-pronged effort to get them out and keep them out.  The first step is treatment by a good, professional rodent removal service and the second step is to find out everything you can about rodents to ensure that your home isn’t inviting to them in the first place. Read more
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How The Difference Between Mice & Rats Affect Rodent Removal Service

Unless you are an expert in rodent removal service, you might think that mice and rats may look similar. In fact, they differ in physical features, size and behavior. If you have a rodent problem, it’s important to know which type of rodent you are dealing with to successfully control the issue. Rodent Damage and Disease Rodents are found in restaurants, supermarkets and factories as well as in homes. Their gnawing and burrowing activity can create a great deal of damage to any structure. They have been the source of some awful diseases throughout history. Thankfully, today’s advances in sanitation and Read more
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What to Do Between Exterminator Visits in Frisco, TX

If you’ve noticed more pests than normal around your home, there is something that you can do to eliminate them before your exterminator comes. There are several DIY methods to try, but one seems to work better than others. Get some fresh garlic, put it in a bowl and smash it up with some water. Try to get a sticky consistency when mixing the water and garlic together. Put on some rubber gloves and apply the garlic with your fingers to areas where you think bugs might be getting into your home. Bugs and other pests don’t like the smell of garlic and will often stay away. Make sure that whatever you Read more
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4 Home-Damaging Pests You Need An Exterminator To Get Rid Of

If you own a home, you should know that the pests you don’t think you need an exterminator for could be undermining the quality and longevity of your home.  Though you may think you can live with the problems pests can cause, you must look ahead to the future.  What happens when you want to sell your home and those pests you thought were no big deal make it unsellable without moderate to substantial repairs?  Here are 4 pests that could be damaging your home right now: Termites These are the worst bugs on the block when it comes to Read more
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3 Non-Toxic, Easy-to-Use Termite Pest Control Options in Frisco, TX

While many homeowners choose to use toxic chemicals as their means of termite pest control in Frisco, TX, there are several basic organic ingredients that can effectively reduce and prevent termite infestations in your home. There are about 300 different types of termites throughout the world, but only four of them are found in the U.S. Of the four located here, the subterranean termite is the most problematic. Below are three non-toxic solutions to fighting off termites in and around your home. Sand Barrier Method Termites have difficulty tunneling through sand of larger grain sizes. In addition, sand does not Read more
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3 Health Hazards of Pests When You Don’t Use an Extermination Service

If you’re having concerns about what’s creeping around your home at night, it might be time to hire an extermination service in Frisco, TX so you can rest easier. Not only does having pests in your home make it feel uncomfortable, but there are also several health risks you’re being exposed to. Here are 3 health hazards of having pests reside in your home: Asthma and Respiratory Issues West Nile Virus Hantavirus & Leptospirosis If you’ve noticed even just the initial signs of pests, it is important for your health to have the problem addressed sooner than later. Call Safe Read more
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Tips To Help Homeowners With Preventive Winter Pest Control

There’s no doubt that the coldest part of winter is still to come to North Texas; and for homeowners, that means thinking about preventive pest control that either stops winter pests from entering their homes or that makes their homes a little less pest-friendly.  If you’re wondering how you can keep bugs, spiders, rats and mice from looking for a warm place to hide out this winter, here are some DIY home maintenance tips you can use to minimize the number of pests you have to deal with: Look For Holes And Cracks On The Outside Of Your Home Inspect Read more
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Rodent Prevention And Control Tips From A Rodent Control Service

If you think you’ll never need the help of a rodent control service, wait until the cold, winter weather has been around for a while.  Icy temperatures mean that a variety of pests will want to share your warm home with you, and while insects and spiders are bad enough, it’s the four-footed, scurrying kinds of pests you need to worry about most. Rodents, including rats, mice and squirrels are dangerous roommates to have because they carry organisms on their bodies and in their droppings that can cause life-threatening diseases, like Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Hemorrhagic Fever, Rat Bite Fever, West Read more
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Bedbug Prevention Tips From Your Frisco, TX Exterminator

If you’re like most people, you may panic and have a near meltdown if the exterminator tells you that you have bedbugs. These critters multiply rapidly and are difficult to get rid of on your own. Don’t be too hard on yourself, because the cleanliness of your home may not have anything to do with the infestation. Has someone in your home visited a hotel or motel lately? Sometimes bedbugs can hide in hotel linens, or even in hotel dressers. These critters can sometimes hitch a ride on your clothing and end up in your home. If possible, don’t use the dressers in hotels and keep your luggage elevated. If you have bedbugs, call Read more