Andrew Smith

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Signs of a Silverfish Infestation and How To Stop It

Silverfish are fairly mysterious to the average person due to their very speedy movements and tendency to live in damp, dark places. Known for damaging books, clothing, and contaminating food in your kitchen, these pests aren’t usually ones you want in your home. Learn how to spot them and how to get rid of them …

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Can You Fumigate a Car? Your Safety Questions Answered

Imagine you are driving along, humming to a catchy tune on the radio, when you see a giant, hairy spider dangling from the rearview mirror. While the experience makes for a nerve-racking tale to share for days to come, you probably could have done without it. You might even start googling whether you need to …

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How Dangerous Are Brown Recluse Spiders?

Brown recluse spiders have an imposing presence. Large in size, usually around the size of a quarter (including their leg span), their reputation precedes them. They’re typically considered to be one of the most dangerous spiders and not a species you want to mess around with. Learn more about how to spot a brown recluse …

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What To Do if You Find a Black Widow Spider

Although notoriously recognized for their red markings and feared for their venom, black widow spiders actually tend to avoid humans and their bites rarely result in death. These arachnids may inspire fear, but the truth is their controlled presence can actually be helpful to the home and its environment. Learn more about how to identify …

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Your Rodent Repellent Guide – Tips for Keeping Rats and Mice Away from Electrical Wires

When faced with frayed, gnawed wires or rodents scurrying around your premises, you are bound to panic. In 2019, 14.8 million Americans reported seeing mice or rats in their homes. If you are a home or business owner dealing with this crisis, you need some practical tips on how to get rid of these pesky …

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