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Springtime in Colorado can’t be beaten. As the weather warms, you see more people outside, more dogs in the park, and more bugs in your yard and home. Colorado’s five most common spring pests can put a damper on your day. Which pests are you most likely to see in and around your Colorado home?
No one wants to admit they are fighting bed bugs. Let's face it; there is still a stigma attached to these bugs. Even with all of the efforts that have been made to bring awareness to the fact that bed bugs are not associated with dirty people, this insect can't seem to shake this reputation. And, for seniors living in community housing, this is becoming a serious problem. Why? Because some seniors are embarrassed to report that they have these bugs. And, when bed bugs aren't reported, it allows them to spread from room to room, and from apartment to apartment. Here's what you need to know.
You often hear that food and ants don’t mix in your home. Ants are attracted to the food source, so they invade your home to get to it, and let's face it who wants ants contaminating your food? Moisture and ants is not a good combination for a homeowner either, moisture actually attracts carpenter ants to your home and makes it easier for them to get inside.
Termites may be tiny but the damages they cause to homes and businesses can be astronomical. The damages they cause are more expensive to repair than floods, hurricanes, and fires. Every year, termites are responsible for more than $5 billion in damages to properties in the United States alone. Termites gnaw their way through wood with extremely sharp, saw-toothed mouthparts, compromising the structure of your support beams and walls, damaging furniture and cabinetry. If you could put a plan in place to protect your home from damages caused by these destructive pests – wouldn't you want to? The good news is you can.
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