Keep Insects and Bugs Out this Summer

Lady bugs are one of the most welcome of summer insects because they are wrapped in pretty coloring and feed on aphids which are pests in gardens. But there are a plethora of other insects that aren’t so welcoming and when the summer months hit they seek refuge in cooler areas of your home and can make their way in through holes in baseboards, open drafts under doors, and unsealed windows.
This article provides some helpful advice for keeping bugs out of your home this summer and keep reading for ways to rid your home of termites, bees, wasps, flies and dust mites.

Make Termites Skip Your Home
Removing Bees and Wasps Safely
Identifying and Removing Bugs from Your Home
Dust Mite Management
Get Rid of Garden Pests
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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.
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