What to Know About Home Humidity this Winter in Charlotte, NC

Your home’s humidity level in the winter has a direct impact on your family’s comfort. During the winter as temperatures drop, the moisture in the air decreases significantly. When the air in your home is dry, you are more likely to catch a cold and suffer from issues like dry, itchy skin. Structural problems can occur […]

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North Carolina Termite Prevention Tips

Termite prevention is a serious matter for all homeowners. According to the National Pest Management Association, termites are responsible for approximately $5 billion in damage annually. Most distressingly, the cost of repairs for termite damage falls into the laps of homeowners since most insurance companies won’t provide coverage for termites. In the Carolinas, the most problematic of […]

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Dangers of Moisture in Your Home

Many Charlotte residents do not know they need to think about the dangers of excess moisture in their home until it’s too late; however, Southern homes are often prone to moisture issues that can wreak havoc on their property and wellbeing. While it’s easy to overlook a small amount of water damage or a foul […]

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Keep Your Fall Decor Pest Free

For many North Carolina residents, Fall is our favorite season. As soon as the temperatures start to cool, we are ready to decorate our homes with our favorite Fall décor including pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales, mums and gourds. However, even if you love Halloween, you don’t want a real scare by attracting real bugs […]

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Top 10 Things to Know About Moisture Control

Not controlling the moisture levels in your home can contribute to a host of problems. When home humidity levels are too high it accelerates mold and mildew growth, reduces heating and cooling efficiency and creates an appealing environment for unwanted pests. It is imperative that all homeowners develop a moisture control strategy to prevent these […]

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How Can I Control Moisture In My Home?

Excess moisture in the home can turn into a serious problem. When moisture levels are not kept in check, structural problems can occur. Too much humidity can stimulate mold growth and act as an attractant to household pests such as termites and crickets. As a preventative pest control method, you should take measures to stop excessive […]

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Seven Ways to Keep Rodents Away

Rodents may look cute and cuddly in Disney films, but for most, they are unwanted house guests. Not only are rodents, including mice and rats, bothersome to notice around the house, they also have the potential to cause health issues by carrying dangerous diseases. Rodents are notorious for discovering food sources and contaminating them. Property […]

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What NC Spiders are Dangerous?

Spiders thrive in North Carolina due to the state’s warm average temperatures, so you may encounter arachnids no matter the season. Despite there being over 1,500 species of spiders residing within the state of North Carolina, you may be surprised to learn that only two of these are poisonous spiders that pose a threat to humans. Although […]

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How to Protect Your Home from Carpenter Bees

During the spring and summer months, homeowners will start to notice the appearance of large yellow and black bees flying around their properties. The bees typically measure up to one inch and are often mistaken for bumblebees. However, unlike bumblebees, carpenter bees can cause serious structural damage to your home. A carpenter bee problem should […]

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Signs of a Ladybug Infestation

The word “ladybug” may sound innocent enough, but if you’ve ever had a ladybug infestation, you’re aware of the havoc these pretty, little critters can cause. Although some species of ladybugs are harmless and can help in your yard by devouring plant-eating insects, they are also capable of invading the inside of your home in droves. Fast […]

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