Is the foundation of your home moist and beginning to break down? Your first concern might be mold, but there's another water-loving threat you need to worry about. Termites -- dampwood termites in particular -- often begin invading homes through moist and decaying foundations. They then move on to the larger supporting wood beams, and before you know it, your home's structure is compromised. It's easier to fend these termites off from the beginning than to deal with them once they've started to invade.
Now that summer vacation is in full-swing, your kids probably want to spend as much time with their friends as possible. They may even want to participate in sleepovers. That can be a real problem, especially with the recent bed bug epidemic that's spread across the US. You don't want to keep your kids away from activities with friends, but you do want to protect your family – and your home – from bed bug infestations.
If you have an abundance of Japanese beetles frequenting your yard, you most likely want to find ways to get them to vacate the area. These beetles can cause destruction to plants and can be annoying to battle continuously when they are in large numbers. Here are some effective ways to get these nuisances to leave your plants alone with the use of natural methods.
Keep On Top Of The Condition Of Your Plants
If you are the manager of an apartment complex, you want to be sure you do all you can to prevent the complex from being over taken by pests. If you aren't on top of the pest control around your buildings, then you can quickly find yourself dealing with big problems. The advice in this article will help you to keep your apartments as pest-free as possible.
Fully inspect vacant apartments
For hotels, bed bugs are a major threat. According to research from the University of Kentucky, a single report of bed bugs in a hotel room reduces the value of that room by up to $38 per night. When multiplied by all the rooms in a hotel and over several nights, $38 quickly adds up to a lot of lost revenue. If you manage a hotel, and there are bed bugs in one of its rooms, however, there are ways to mitigate any potential financial loss.