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Carpet Beetles + You, How to Control Them in your Des Moines Home

Keep Away The Dreaded Carpet Beetles You spend a lot of money on your furniture and clothes. Particularly if you have invested in an antique rug or sofa, you do not want to see it eaten by beetles. Unfortunately, a bug that feasts on fiber, called Carpet Beetles, is an all too common pest in Des Moines, Iowa. This sneaky little creature will eat holes in your nice new rug, leaving nothing but backing. Fortunately, there is plenty you can do to keep your furniture safe. Follow these tips, and you will be to defend your property. First: Recognize The Signs Carpet beetles are visible to the naked eye, though they are only 1 to 4 mm long at their adult length. They come in brown, black and white, yellow and sometimes an orange pattern. They are oval-shaped. When you see them, they will be moving slowly, and, if you touch them, they will curl up. Their larvae are pretty distinctive: they have bristles or spikes on the back end of them. They are carrot-shaped or oval-shaped and come in brown or brown with cream-coloured stripes. Even if you don't see any of these creatures scooting around, you might still be…
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Do ultrasonic pest repellers work?

Do ultrasonic pest repellers work? When you are planning to purchase an ultrasonic pest repeller you must ask yourself this question. Does it work? This question might have disturbed and crossed your mind. Definitely, this is the question we need to give an answer. Mosquitos, cockroaches, rodents among other insects are the creatures that nobody likes having around a homestead. They are also not wanted in the house by many people. If their numbers tend to increase day by day due to ignoring the existence expect a recipe for many diseases. Also, these pests will destroy and damage the house itself. When you consider this fact, many insect control solutions and pest control have emerged. Ultrasonic pest repeller is the device that has been introduced in the market. By using pest control systems around the area at regular intervals you clean off their colonies. You also increase the threat of these pests as they will free your home. This will avoid these troublesome and messy creatures from any house damages. As many people tend to prefer ultrasonic pest repeller the big question to ask yourself is whether it will it work. Another name for this device is the electronic pest…
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Ant Bites: Everything There Is to Know, And Beyond

Introduction: Ants are one of those insects who are habitual to living within a colony. They are generally peace-loving creatures who will not prefer to harm or disturb you unless they feel threatened by you. This is generally the case with every animal or insect out there in nature. When ants feel threatened, they usually let out a bite’ or sting’ which feels different than those of the other insects, in particular. Having said that, these bites can be quite dangerous and even toxic in case of ants of certain specific species. For example, red ant stings may not be too big an issue to deal with, but fire ant stings will definitely have you writhing in pain and agony. In the write up below, there is mentioned everything that you need to know or gather information about ant bites. The detailed description of ant bites, their causes, symptoms, and treatments are all listed down below. In addition to that, precautionary measures are also given so that you can totally avoid yourself form getting into harm’s way. Having said that, ant bite must never be underestimated since their reactions can even be life-threatening at times. Read on to know more…
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Bat Removal Des Moines Iowa

Do you suspect bat activities in your home? Of course, you do, and that is why you are here. Bats at times can be really dangerous and can cause you lots of problems, from pooping in everywhere to making weird noises, to flying around at random times, to even becoming the cause of harmful diseases. So, if by any chance you detect bats in your home, know that it is time for bat removal Des Moines Iowa. Before we move on to a detailed discussion of how to control bats in the home especially in the attic. Let us know a bit more about bats. Facts To Know About Bats Bats are mammals who usually habitat in caves, but at times they end up entering a house attic or chimney and start roosting there. If a single bat is found in your house, then it is okay, just chase it away and the problem is solved, but if you find several bats roosting in your home, then it is a big problem. One should never allow bats to roost in their home, at the same time one shouldn’t also poison them. Since we are already on the topic of poisoning,…
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Bat Control Des Moines

Bat Control Des Moines Pest control is very crucial for many reasons, as you will see. Since 2001 many homeowners and businesses throughout Des Moines and its environs have enjoyed the benefits of having a quality company in a call that provides these types of services. Well, no homeowner likes to hear or think they could ever use this service, but pests are all over. Your favorite eatery, for instance, could be struggling with cockroach or rodent issue while your home could be bats or termites. Hiring the right company such as Miller the Killer is the first step. Miller the Killer is a locally owned and operated pest control Des Moines outfit. Since 2001, we take pride in protecting you and your family by providing our highly-esteemed clients with customer satisfaction and quality. We are the best pest control company in Des Moines, Ames, Johnston, Indianola and other nearby towns within thirty miles of the metro. We are very different from our competitors because our staff will remove the bats just like they are treating their home. Moreover, we offer our services at a budget-friendly cost. We also control pests like ants, bedbugs, rats, fleas, bees, spiders, snakes, termites,…
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