• 8 Essential Tips for a Kid-Friendly Home Environment.

    Creating a kid-friendly home environment is essential for fostering a safe, nurturing space where children can learn, play, and grow. With the right approach, you can transform your home into a haven that not only ensures your child’s safety but also stimulates their creativity and independence. In this guide, we’ll explore eight essential tips to help you design a child-proof home that encourages exploration and learning. 1. Safety First: Ensuring a Secure Haven. Safety is paramount in a kid-friendly home. Beyond the basics like safety gates and outlet covers, secure heavy furniture to prevent tipping. Invest in window guards and safety netting for upper-floor windows. Consider cushioning sharp corners with soft protectors and using doorstops to…

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    Termites vs Ants: Everything You Need To Know

    At first glance, there appears to be little difference between termites and ants. This can be an issue as ants are generally just a nuisance. Although you don’t want to see ants crawling across your home, they don’t carry disease and present no threat to you. Of course, we’re talking about the standard ant here, not the more aggressive and potentially dangerous type of ant, the fire ant. In contrast, a termite is also unlikely to carry diseases. However, seeing a termite in your home means that the wood in your property is being eaten. That’s a much more serious concern as, left long enough, the termites can eat enough…

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    Four Maintenance Tips To Improve Your Home

    Keeping your home in a good state is important both to your health and well-being as a household. There’s nothing better than having a home that you are proud of and that you can relax in at the end of a hard working day or week. With that said, here are four maintenance tips to improve your home. Keep It Clean Keeping your home clean is going to help prevent anything from getting damaged. When it comes to maintenance, the more cleaning you can do, the less likely it will be that one of your appliances or something in your home gets damaged. When it comes to cleaning, try to…

  • 5 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Fire Ants

    There are many different types of ants and they come in all shapes and sizes. But, there are only a few that present a risk to humans. The fire ant is often referred to as a red ant, simply because it is a light brown-reddish color.  In appearance, they are similar to other ants. They tend to create colonies in large mounds in open areas. But, they are also much more aggressive than standard ants.  Many species of ant bite and spray acid on a wound. Fire ants bite to get a grip on something and then sting with a toxic venom. The sensation for humans is like being burned…

  • Why pest control is so important when you own a home in Santa Monica

    A lot goes into owning or renting a home. Landscaping, structural and appliance maintenance, utilities…the list is endless. One essential aspect of home care is often overlooked – preventive pest control in Santa Monica. Getting rid of bugs doesn’t suffice as pest control. Routine preventive pest control is an essential aspect of your property’s health, value, and structure, as well as to the health of the residents too, and should be carried out regularly by trusted local Pest Control Experts. Scheduling a pest control service saves you time, money, and headaches emanating from pest infestations. A bonus, you will not require to battle critters and bugs all the time. Keep on…

  • Facts About Scorpions And How You Can Prevent Them

    Scorpions are without any doubt, one of the most feared household pests. According to a recent homeowners survey in the U.S, people dread scorpions due to their ability to sting. And since some species of scorpions have deadly venom, people are frightened at the sight of one near their homes. While scorpions are usually found in the Southwest regions of U.S, weather and other factors can bring them to many other regions. This is why you should always be on guard and protect your home from these pests. While you can keep your family safe from ticks, and other household pests like cockroaches, and crickets, scorpions are a different story.…

  • Orkin Bed Bug Feud Game & Giveaway

    Check it out!! Orkin is back with #BedBugFeud!!!  Are you ready to test your bed bug knowledge and see if you are keeping a clean bed in 2015!?!?! Do ya think ya have what it takes to make it on the leaderboard? Play Bed Bug Feud and beat the clock to be crowned the Bed Bug Champion! Play the Orkin #BedBugFeud try and beat the clock to make it on the leaderboard!!! HINT: Grab the PDF  “Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite” PDF as a cheat sheet. Win a CleanRest Pillow Encasement (retail value $20.00 each) Giveaway open to the U.S. Orkin has another giveaway to check out! At Orkin,…