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Healthy Home

The arrival of summer means we all get to spend more time outside, which also means we’ll have more exposure to such summer pests as mosquitoes, spiders and cockroaches. These summer bugs also like to join us indoors, so now’s the time to pest-proof your home as well as protect yourself...

Green Home, Saving Energy

I recently stopped by The Willis Report on Fox Business Network to discuss a frightening incident last month in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A Delaware family on vacation there was seriously sickened by exposure to an allegedly improperly applied pesticide.

A federal investigation into the...

Mosquito Proof Your Yard

Mosquito bites can quickly ruin a backyard barbeque, and place your family and friends at risk of diseases like the West Nile Virus. The good news is that there are many things you can do to make your back yard less inviting for a mosquito infestation.

Mosquitoes need only two things to...
Gardens

Spring is here, and it’s time to start preparing garden beds and getting your home’s outdoor spaces ready for warm-weather relaxing, dining and entertaining. But unfortunately, the return of spring also heralds the eventual return of bugs and pests that might want to take a bite out of your...

Kill Bedbugs Before They Bite!
Bedbugs have evolved to become a major issue for homeowners, apartment renters, college dorms and hotels. They sneak in on luggage, boxes, furniture and mattresses, and then multiply quickly to infest the entire area.
Bedbugs are nocturnal creatures that seek out their human hosts while...
Pests

Bed bugs haven’t gone away, and the more you know, the better prepared you’ll be if this unfortunately popular pest catches up with you at home. 

What are the common treatments for bed bug infestation?  Do they work?  Does any one approach work better than all the others?

For answers, we...