Roaches love to come inside when the weather warms up. They're looking for shade, moisture and food. Your home may be the perfect location for roaches to locate all three things. Unfortunately, there's no such thing as having just one roach in your home. For every one roach you find roaming through your home, you probably have hundreds more hiding in the walls and cabinets. That's why it's best to take preventative measures.
Living in the city doesn't mean your property is safe from wildlife damage. In fact, you may be more likely to have trouble with raccoons in the city than you are in the country. That's because city animals raid trash cans for food and seek shelter in sheds and attics. Although raccoons are cute and look innocent enough, they can be quite dangerous, especially if their babies are around. For that reason, you should discourage them from coming on your property and get rid of them if they decide to settle in.
When purchasing a new house, some minor details and frustrations can go unnoticed until it's too late -- such as cricket infestations. Though the loud insects may enjoy the sound of their own chirps, a cricket orchestra probably wasn't on your list of preferred housewarming gifts. Fortunately, your new house can be cricket-proofed by following these tips. Seal Your New House If crickets are entering your house, you'll want to keep them out by ensuring your doors and windows are sealing properly.
Bed bugs are a big problem for homes and businesses alike. If you're a homeowner or the owner of a hotel, you may be worried about bed bug infestations. How do you prevent bed bugs? Here are four ways to prevent a bed bug infestation: 1. Inspect beds The first way to prevent a bed bug infestation is with regular inspection of beds. Pull all the bedding off the bed, including the sheets and check the corners and edges of the mattress.
Getting rid of a mice problem in the home can be complicated if you have children. Not only do you need to make sure that there are no harmful rodent poisons or traps placed where a child could find them, you also have to combat the many habits of children that can worsen the infestation. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Crack down on food Mice stick around because they have a food source, and little ones can often become the sole food source for a colony.