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7 Ways to Treat a Bed Bug Infestation
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug | Pest Control
Bed-Bug-300x199   Bed bugs have become an increasing epidemic in cities across the U.S and Canada.  One reason for this increase is how easy it is for them to enter your home unnoticed.  They can hide in your luggage after travel, latch on to your clothes as you go about your day, or enter on that second hand couch you just bought. Once they enter your home the reproduction begins, which if gone unnoticed can lead to an infestation.   The problem is that bed bugs are very small and difficult to detect and even more difficult to exterminate without professional assistance.  Over time, more and more bed bugs will reside in your home until you begin to notice little bite marks covering your body.  The good news is there are plenty of professional services and home remedies you can use to get rid of bed bugs once they enter your home. 
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Don’t Let Clothes Moths Ruin Your Holiday Season
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug
When the cold of winter hits, there’s nothing as satisfying as pulling out your warm wool sweater and socks and sitting by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa and a good book. But this year you notice something peculiar: your stored clothes are covered in holes!   bed-bug-clothes   Moth larvae have long been known to feed on clothes that are left in storage for long periods of time, especially those made of natural fibers such as wool and cotton. For many people, the only effective solution to their moth problem is to use moth balls or other chemical-based solutions and hope the pesky creatures will eventually go away.   Fortunately, there are natural and non-toxic solutions to preventing and treating moths in your home, which eliminate the need of harmful chemicals and don’t jeopardize the health and safety of your family. If you noticed moths have destroyed your favorite winter clothes this year, or you want to prevent them from becoming a problem in the future, use the following guide on how to spot, treat and prevent these nuisance pests.
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Bed Bugs, Sucking the Blood Out of Canada
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug
Bed bugs are no longer just part of a popular childhood rhyme. Lately, the tiny bloodsuckers are becoming an alarming problem in all major Canadian cities, moving from home to home and disrupting the bedroom comfort of Canadians nationwide. Here we take a look at the extent of the bed bug problem in Canada and possible solutions to permanently eradicate it.   Info-v21
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9 Beneficial Bugs That Can Save Your Garden
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug
Bugs are notorious for being a gardener's worst nightmare, but did you know there are bugs that are actually good for your garden? There are a number of beneficial bugs that will hunt the problem pests in your garden. If you notice you have a bug problem in your garden, invite these bugs to serve as a natural pest remedy. This will ensure no harmful chemicals are used that might harm your plants, and you can let Mother Nature do the pest control work for you.   greenleaf5-300x200
 

Lady Bugs

There are more than 400 species of ladybugs in North America, and most all adults and larvae love to feed on aphids and other soft-bodied insects that harm your garden. In fact, ladybugs are able to eat up to 50 to 60 aphids per day, and do no harm to your plants in the process.  

Lacewings

  Lacewings are pale green or brown with large, veined wings.
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Heat Treatment for Bed Bugs Safer for Your Family than Chemicals
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug
thumbnail-300x199   Bed bugs have become increasingly common in homes across the country, and although they don’t pose any serious health problems beyond allergic reactions, they are still nasty pests that should be exterminated. Since bed bugs are notorious for being difficult to find and even harder to kill, many people believe only the strongest chemicals can treat their infestation. However, for families with small children and pets, using harsh chemicals poses an unnecessary health risk.  Rather than worry about the effect that chemicals might have on your family and your home, consider using a heat treatment to kill bed bugs.  

Why Chemical Treatments are Bad for Children

  According to the CDC, it is particularly dangerous to allow children to reoccupy a home that has had a recent pesticide treatment, especially those that still have wet surfaces or pesticide dust. This is because children tend to put their hands in their mouths and on their faces more often than adults.
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