Termite Signs To Watch Out For

Termites aren’t your usual pests; along with being annoying, they can literally eat you out of house and home. If they’re left to spread, these creatures can destroy the door frames, books, window frames, and even the foundations of your house or building. You can protect your precious home from pests of … Read more

Guide to Ridding Your Home of Flies

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Houseflies might be a common sight in your locality, especially around the warmer months of the year.  Despite their name, these pesky creatures are certainly not welcome in anyone’s house or apartment. They spread germs, buzz in our ear, and are generally regarded as an unhygienic pest that we must get rid … Read more

What to Do If your Furniture is Infested With Fleas

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If you can see one flea crawling around on your furniture, there are probably more where that came from. In such cases, quick action is the need of the hour. Many pet owners routinely face this issue if they’re not careful, but this doesn’t mean that you have to live with these … Read more

Natural Treatments and Remedies for Lice

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Lice, specifically head lice, is one pest that terrifies parents everywhere. The good news is that an infestation of head lice doesn’t mean that you or your child is following an unhygienic lifestyle. Such pests go with both clean and dirty hair, so thorough washing is not going to get rid of … Read more

Different Types of Ants and How to Deal With Them

An ant on a leaf

Once they enter a dwelling, ants seem to get everywhere. They’re in the pantry, in the kitchen, and can even get into your bedroom. The result is uncomfortable, to say the least. These pesky creatures can get into your food and clothes. If you’re looking to pest-proof your home on your own, … Read more

What Causes a Pest Outbreak?

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Whether you’re a fan of DIY pest control or just call in a professional exterminator to get rid of pest problems, preventing an outbreak should always be a priority. When you know you can prevent the pests from getting in your home or garden, taking the right precautions is much easier. It’s … Read more

Top Tips for Getting Rid of Bed Bugs

Close-up of a bed bug

Bed bugs are a homeowner’s nightmare, but they’re also a harsh reality. You’d be lucky if your home never gets bedbugs, though this is unlikely. Bed bugs know a lot about hiding and avoiding detection; plus they’re tiny enough to be ignored unless you’re actively looking for them. These annoying and problematic … Read more

Tips To Quickly Prepare a Basement for Guests

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Having guests over at your house may be exciting, but it is also intimidating. There is so much to do. Preparations are to be made for them so they can be comfortable at your house or apartment. There are meals to be prepared. And if they decide to stay overnight, it sounds … Read more

How to Clean Window Blinds

Just like anything else around the house, your window treatments can also get dirty. Window blinds are often the last things you think about when cleaning, but it also deserves a little TLC. Cleaning the blinds can only take 30 minutes, so if yours are already dirty, take some time off from your day … Read more

Home Cleaning Habits to Avoid

Home Cleaning Habits to Avoid

Most of us think that as long as you do clean, you’re doing a good thing for your house. But sometimes, our cleaning habits may do more harm than good. You and your family may be doing some cleaning habits that are actually bad, and are inhibiting your ability to get the … Read more

Different Ways to Use Baking Soda for Cleaning Your Home

Baking soda is an essential ingredient for grandma’s yummy chocolate chip cookies, but this wonder item is more than that. The thing is, you can use baking soda around your hose for a lot of purposes other than baking. Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate, and this chemical compound works well for baking … Read more

Things to Consider When Buying a Home Dehumidifier

Things to Consider When Buying a Home Dehumidifier

If your home is musty or stuffy, or if water condenses on the windows and pipes, it means the humidity levels in your home is too high. Showering, cooking, and using a steamer, dishwasher or washing machine can put moisture in the air, which can cause problems especially if you live in … Read more