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Keeping Fleas and Ticks Off Your Pets This Summer

If you’re in the Houston area you know that pests can be a big hassle to keep at bay. Your pets are irritated by the itching and some carry harmful bacteria. So here are some ideas to help keep those buggers off your pets and outside where they belong:…

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Is Your Backyard a Breeding Ground for Mosquito-Borne Viruses?

Nobody likes the festering, itchy bites that accompany a mosquito infestation. But considering the gamut of diseases carried by the little bloodsuckers — such as Zika, West Nile virus, malaria and others — mosquito bites can also be deadly. The scariest…

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Mosquitos Moving North from Mexico Cause Disease in Bordering States

Chikungunya is another dangerous mosquito borne illness, similar in some ways to the Zika virus, but many Texas residents are unaware of what it means or how it has traveled to the United States. The Texas Department of State Health Services has recently…

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How to Deal With Bed Bugs

Discovering an infestation of bed bugs is one of every homeowner’s worst nightmares. Unfortunately, misguided efforts to get rid of a bed bug problem can actually make the infestation worse. This guide will discuss the best methods for removing bed bugs…

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Spiders Are Surprisingly Helpful to Have Around!

Anyone who fell in love with the book, “Charlotte’s Web” as a kid might have trouble killing spiders as an adult. It’s been proven that spiders are helpful in a number of important ways, so it’s best to just let them outside instead of flushing them down…

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What are termites, and why do you need to be worried about them?

What do termites look like? Termites are very small, measuring 4 to 15 millimeters in length, though some queens can be larger. Depending on the species they can be brown or black and gray colored. How do termites behave? Like ants and bees, termites…

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3 Signs You May Have a Rodent Proble

Rodents, which include mice, rats, and squirrels, have been known to transmit some potentially life-threatening diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, rodents have been linked to the direct transmission of Hantavirus,…

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5 Great Ways to Stop Summer Pests from Coming into Your Home

It’s a well-known fact that pests can’t read. So putting up a sign that says “No Trespassing” or “No Pests Allowed” is most likely not going to keep them out of your home. And even if they could read, they probably would come in anyway; after all, they’re…

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Tips for Flea and Tick Prevention

Prevent Fleas and Ticks From Entering Your Home Chances are, if you see your pets scratching or licking themselves frantically, your home may already be harboring fleas and ticks. To keep yourself and your animals free of the pesky and even dangerous…

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What to do if You Have an Embarrassing Cockroach Problem

It’s every host’s worst nightmare. You decide to host a small gathering of friends to enjoy a nice dinner, some light conversation and entertainment. Everything is going well until one of your guests lets out a cry of surprise. Soon the others notice that…
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