One of the most annoying things that you can experience as a homeowner or renter is the presence of a bird in your chimney. Although not dangerous to you, a bird's presence can be quite distracting and annoying, and you will not be able to use your fireplace for fear of harming the bird. This brief article will give you a few steps to take with regard to tracking down and removing any bird that has made your chimney its home.
An ant infestation in your home is a problem that can quickly get out of hand. Complete removal of the hundreds or thousands of ants that make up a colony is something that many homeowners leave to a professional exterminator. However, it is possible that you can handle this problem on your own if you know a few common ant control techniques. Here are a few tips that can help you prevent and remove ant infestations in your home.
Possums may have cute little faces, but don't let them fool you, these animals when scared will hiss, growl and show you their sharp teeth. They like to eat insects and other rodents, which doesn't sound like a bad thing, but they also eat vegetables such as corn and will get into your trash (much like a raccoon) to look for food. They are more of a nuisance and you definitely do not want them in your yard.
When it comes to insect infestations, one of the most perilous types to deal with is bees. If you suffer from bees infesting your backyard and making a hive or two, then you might want to consider some of the following ways to get rid of them. Let Sleeping Bees Lie Swarming bees are, by and large, not dangerous. If you notice large clusters of bees buzzing around together, and do not see any hive in sight, it is recommended that you stay inside simply wait for them to leave your property.
Raccoons can cause major damage on your property. They can strew garbage, tear up gardens and landscaping, bring diseases, and pose a threat to your pets. Raccoons are also accomplished climbers and their hand-like paws make it easy for them to manipulate latches and other barriers until they can get them open. The following tips can help you keep these pests off your property. Tip #1: Cover It Up Covered garbage cans won't necessarily stop a raccoon, but they will cover the scent of any food sources so raccoons may not be attracted to your yard in the first place.