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Carpenter Ants and Bees

As winter fades, spring sunshine begins to warm up interest in home construction projects. But this can also be a time of home destruction as termite swarms arrive in the Southeast United States. Once temperatures are consistently above freezing, these wood-destroying pests swarm inside homes...

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...
Gutter Cleaning

As the weather warms and you venture outside to enjoy the sunshine, termites are doing the same. They’ve spent the cold months nesting deep in the soil around your house, and when the ground thaws, they break out and begin to swarm. Once that happens, you’ll be left with no doubt that they...

Healthy Home

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...

Exterior Remodeling

The start of spring brings balmy afternoons, the thwack of baseball bats, and emerald lawns and flowers bursting into bloom. But it’s not all pretty.  Throughout the United States, termites, carpenter ants and an army of other household pests are swarming around houses, foundations and...

Kitchen Remodeling

From our perch as the hosts of The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show we hear about home improvement challenges, wish lists and how-to questions year round.  And as individual as these questions are, the topics are very similar.

The truth is that most of our homes are built pretty much...