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  1. How can I control late summer pests?

    Summer means barbecues, hikes and some all-around fun in the sun, but the season also invites a host of pesky pests ready to crash your summertime soirees. Summer also brings about prime breeding time for some of the most annoying bugs, such as ants, mosquitoes, ticks and stinging insects. Here are some tips to keep the biggest party crashers away all season.

    GETTING RID OF BUGS

    Those summer picnics, outdoor barbeques and happy family events usually mean lots of food going ...
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  2. How can I prevent winter pests?

    Your relatives aren't the only guests who make themselves at home in your house over the holidays, and the other group is considerably less welcome. People often think rodents and insects go dormant during the winter months. And while many do indeed go into a kind of hibernation, others remain very active and seek to survive and thrive in the climate-controlled bliss of your home. Fortunately, you can keep pests away by taking some basic steps.

    HOW TO KEEP PESTS OUT

    The ...
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  3. Are rodents worse in winter?

    Winter's return means more time inside, but you're not the only one seeking shelter. As temperatures drop, mice and rats head indoors in search of food and warmth.

    There isn't a home in this world that doesn't have mice. Everyone has at least a few mice coming in and out, or living there.

    Mice can squeeze through a hole the size of a pencil eraser, while rats can fit through one the size of a quarter. They're both strong swimmers, and can swim through sewer lines or climb ...
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