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Your Guide to Flea Infestations

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How to get rid of fleas in your house and on your cats and dogs Fleas, like most house mites and bugs, are among any homeowner’s worst nightmares. While getting rid of fleas in your home can be quite simple, you have to be very thorough in your approach, as fleas are resilient and their […] Read More

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Guide to Ant Infestations

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Of all the pests that invade the home, household ants are probably the least threatening. But that doesn’t mean that they are welcome. We take a look at how you can prevent an ant infestation as well as how to get rid of an existing ant invasion, including commercial ant killer products and alternative home […] Read More

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Guide to Cockroach Infestations

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Cockroaches are dreaded and feared by almost every person on the planet. They have been around forever and, thanks to their legendary ability to survive a nuclear holocaust, they will probably be around forever more. However, despite their bad rap, cockroaches are a species to be admired. They are well-organised and over millions of years […] Read More

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Guide to Rat Infestations

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The words ‘rat infestation’ are enough to send homeowners shivering in terror, but don’t worry, there are ways in which you can get rid of a rat infestation humanely. Read our guide for more information on rats, how to identify possible rat infestations, the risks of infestation and the best ways to get rid of […] Read More

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Guide to Mice Infestations

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While they might look cute and cuddly in the pet store, a mouse infestation in your house is destructive and costly. To make matters worse, it seems that not only are mice infestations becoming more common, but the mice themselves are also becoming bolder. While mice might not be as scary as their larger rat […] Read More

Your Guide to Hornets

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With summer around the corner you might be just a little apprehensive about what to do with the accompanying increase in insects, especially the stinging kind, and more especially hornets. Expect to see hornets from around the beginning of May until the end of September, although they have been known to hang around until late […] Read More

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Your Guide to Wasps

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The common wasp (Hymenoptera apocrita) is something like a cross between an ant and a bee, and causes fear in most sane human beings. It’s important to note, however, that wasps are enormously important in natural biocontrol and are consequently used in agriculture as a natural means of controlling pests that damage crops. Wasps should […] Read More

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Toilet Got You Up the Creek?

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Forget sliced bread, indoor flushing toilets are the best invention ever. Life would be unbearable without them, as you’ll know if you’ve ever had a problem that’s left your lavatory out of commission for any length of time. Unfortunately, loo trouble is quite common (it’s pretty much what keeps plumbers in business), which is why […] Read More

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Are You Covered if Your Ceiling Caves In?

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What happens when the water tank in your attic begins to slowly leak, or the pipes in your loft burst? Though the two scenarios are very different, the reality is that if the leaking tank goes unnoticed for long enough, the end result is the same: a destructive deluge unleashed from above, seeking the quickest […] Read More

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How to Survive a Home Emergency

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Most of us will go our entire lives without ever experiencing a major emergency, such as a flood, fire or freak storm, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared in case the unthinkable happens. It’s a good idea to have a home emergency plan to help you … weather … any emergency that comes […] Read More