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How To Keep Rodents Out Of Your Home This Winter

s7Rodents don't like to stay outside in the winter. They want to be warm, and one of the places that is warm to them might be your home. There are a few things that you can do to keep rodents outside where they belong instead of in your cabinets, drawers, and closets this winter.  Most of the time, rodents don't even care about the people inside the home. All they care about is finding food for the winter and staying warm. Keep food in airtight containers as much as possible. Don't leave crumbs on the counters or on the floor as rodents are attracted to these small items that you might not be able to detect. You should also keep dog and cat food in a container that rodents can't get into because they enjoy that as well. Take a walk around the home to see if there are any holes where...
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Top Fall Pests That We See in Northern Virginia

stink bug cardWhen the fall season hits the northern part of Virginia, certain pests are ready to create havoc in your home. Before the temperatures drop too much, they are seeking warmth, food, and shelter. It is important to identify the creatures that may try to invade your home and ways that you can keep them away. Stink Bugs As the outside temperatures cool down, stink bugs look for a source of heat. They often cluster along the side of homes and may enter through tiny cracks in doors, windows, roofs, or foundations. Although they usually go dormant in the winter, they may wake in the spring and become active inside of your home. They emit a terrible odor, which negatively affects your living space. Box Elder Bugs Even though box elder bugs are considered outside insects, they infest homes in the northern parts of Virginia during the fall and winter. It is...
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