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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.

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Carpenter Ants and Bees

Preventing termites from destroying your home involves being prepared before it happens and knowing the signs of when it does. As soon as spring weather arrives throughout the United States, termites, carpenter ants and an army of other household pests are swarming around houses, foundations...

Avoiding Mold

Before you say goodbye to the green, green grass of summer, help it into healthy hibernation for fall and winter. Even though it may not look like it, there’s a lot going on with your lawn during cold-weather months, and you’ll like what you see next spring if you handle a few lawn chores...

How to Keep Deer, Rabbits and Groundhogs out of Your Garden

This spring as warmer weather moves in and you make your way outside to enjoy your yard, you may find that you’re not the first one to get your hands (or should we say paws?) in the dirt. It seems every year more and more animals like deer, rabbits or groundhogs are finding their way into...

Get Rid of Bedbugs at Home or in Hotels
When Mayra Belsham and her mother checked into a fashionable hotel in the Upper West Side of Manhattan after a long flight from Montreal, a good night’s sleep was all they wanted. But as they slipped under the sheets and flipped on the television, a real life horror story rolled out right...
The Flying, Stinging Insects of Summer: Bees, Wasps and Fire Ants

Stepping outside for warm-weather activities also means stepping into the world of insects that fly, sting and bite. Bees and wasps are most active in the summer, and a barefoot stroll onto a mound of fire ants is an experience you won’t soon forget! Protect yourself and keep your outdoor time...