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How to Get Rid of Roaches Forever

Learn how to get rid of roaches by starving, trapping, and poisoning them. It’s a start. Get rid of roaches, which are not your friends. They carry dysentery, and they eat your food, books, and clothing. They also leave droppings — lovely. Cockroaches live everywhere — in houses, apartments, trailers, and teepees. Roaches can squeeze […]

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How to Keep Raccoons Out of the Trash

Raccoons may be cute and furry, but they can be destructive pests. Discovering garbage strewn across your yard or driveway every morning is an indication that you have a raccoon raiding your trash cans. Step 1 – Securing Trash Cans Raccoons are omnivores so they will eat both plants and meat. As natural scavengers, they […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Home Pest Control

The Do’s and Don’ts of Home Pest Control That Everyone Should Know Do you have pest problems? How can you safely deal with them? It’s important to learn about the pests you have or may potentially have and the options you have for addressing them. It’s best, however, if you begin with pest prevention so […]

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Five Ways to Get Rid of Pests Without Using Chemicals

Pests can be, well, a pest. They infest crops and reduce yields, reducing overall agricultural production and food security. To deal with pests, such as mealybugs or spider mites, most farmers use chemical pesticides which can impact health, pollute water supplies through runoff, and, if pesticides are misused or overused, can actually kill plants. Finding […]

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Health risks of cockroaches

You have good reason to be concerned when you hear the pitter-patter of little cucaracha feet in your residence hall. Cockroaches in your home have the potential to lead to two health issues: First, the little buggers can contaminate your environment by leaving droppings and bacteria scattered around your home, including antibiotic-resistant strains. These bacteria, […]

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How to Choose Subterranean Termite Treatment for Your Home

Liquid termiticides are popular materials used for subterranean termite control. There are two general types of liquid termiticides used to treat termites around homes, the older repellent products and the newer non-repellent products. Types of Liquid Termiticides Repellent Termiticides Prior to 2002, liquid termiticides often were applied in a similar manner with techniques that were […]

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How to get rid of bed bugs

Your mother was on to something when she sent you off to sleep, hoping the bed bugs wouldn’t bite. Bed bugs are biting, blood-sucking insects that love to sleep next to you at night. American Pest can help you get rid of them for good. Here are effective strategies to help you get rid of […]

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How to Handle Fleas on Dogs

When pet owners are asked what they dread most about the summer months, the topic that invariably comes up most is fleas! Fleas on dogs and cats! These small dark brown insects prefer temperatures of 65-80 degrees and humidity levels of 75-85 percent — so for some areas of the country they are more than […]

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Drywood Termites, Fact & Fiction

Drywood termites can wreak havoc as they can be silently destroying your home and other property with very few clues. But if you know what to look for, the damage can be arrested early on by treating with Greenbug. Therefore, learn the facts and fiction below. Fact: Drywood Termites only eat dry wood. They need […]

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How to Clean Raccoon Feces in the Attic

As part of our process, Skedaddle’s wildlife technicians will perform a thorough inspection of your attic to determine the extent of contamination and damage. We will be sure to take lots of photos so you can get a good idea of exactly what you are dealing with. The amount of damage you can expect to […]

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