In at least two counties in Arizona, fleas have been found carrying the plague; the very same disease responsible for the ‘Black Death’ pandemic of the 1300’s in Europe.
Fleas infected with the disease have been found in Coconino County in fleas on local prairie dogs, and most recently in Navajo County. Locals have been warned to take extra precautions… Read more »
As the top health story in 2016, it may seem a little odd that we haven’t heard much about the Zika virus since the World Health Organization has no longer deemed the disease a “public health emergency of international concern.” Although Zika may seem to be dying down in the States, residents of Florida especially should still be wary.
Being a coastal city, West Palm Beach residents aren’t strangers to finding rats cohabitating with them. When weather gets bad, rats will make their way into whatever warm and dry shelter they can squeeze into, so if your home has holes or cracks in the soffits of exterior structure, you’re prone to dangerous and expensive infestations. By sealing any holes or crack… Read more »
If they can access it, your home can become a safe haven for all kinds of critters. They’ll try and access your home for the food they can smell, but they’ll want to stay for the shelter and warmth that places like your attic can offer them. The first step in trying to remove animals from your attic is being able to identify which ones are in t… Read more »
Is there a soft pitter patter above your head? Do you have unexplainable stains on your ceiling? You might have rats in your attic. Not only are these invasive critters detrimental for your home, but they can cause a lot of health problems in humans. You don’t have to come in direct contact with a rat to catch a disease it might be carrying, either. Most sickn… Read more »
Old attics always have funny smells, just like basements. However, really foul smells are not normal, regardless of where you live and what your house is made of. Not even wet or damp attics should smell foul, although they may smell musty like rotting wood. Let’s take a closer look at stinky smells in your attic that should alar… Read more »
The simplicity of getting rid of raccoons is highly dependent on where you find them. Raccoons may look cute, but can cause extensive damage to your property and even threaten the health of you and your loved ones. If you frequently spot raccoons near your home, it may be time to bring in the professionals.
One location these critters like to overrun is your yard. They are normally found rummaging th… Read more »
Rodent Infestation in your home can’t only be annoying but can also lead to various types of diseases such as rabies as well as devaluing your home through structural damages. The following is an overview of some of the most common home invasion rodents to help you determine what you are dealing with, then take the appropriate measures to eliminate the population.
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5 Tips for Keeping Ants Out of Your Home
Don’t forsake ants completely, because they are a big help when it comes to aerating soil, eating lawn pests and pollinating flowers. But once they enter the threshold of your home or even the porch, it’s time to take action against the invasion. Here are five proven ways to keep ants… Read more »
Having bats in your attic can be worse than having them in the belfry. Bats in an attic pose a number of potential dangers to everyone living in a home. Bats can gain entry to attics in numerous ways: through a chimney, open windows, gaps in the walls, etc. Once there, they can set up a roost and come back every night, bringing others with them.
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