Posts tagged pest control
The Termite’s Innocent :: The Other Wood Damaging Pests: Description, Damage, Prevention & Elimination0
When it comes to pests that have the capability of damaging your home’s structure, termites are the first thing that comes to mind. That reputation is well deserved, as termites can cause thousands in damage by consuming wood. If you suspect that pests are causing damage to your home, however, don’t be so quick to blame the termite. There are plenty of other vermin that could be responsible. [...]
Each year, termites damage more homes than hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, and fires combined. There are approximately 4,000 species of termites in the world, but there are only four major types in North America. I discuss how to identify these termites ... [...]
Re-screening is actually a pretty easy diy procedure, and especially since the only tools you really need are a screen/spline tool (like the one pictured and not my hoopty one) and a utility knife . Materials: screen (typically in fiberglas or aluminum) and the spline used to hold the screen in place. Frame kits in various materials and colors are also available. [...]
So exactly how did I incur this "Squirrel King" reputation? This status amongst my peers that would warrant such an effusion of responses to two silly old photos? Surely, at least some of the more recent newcomers to our community must be curious, and it is largely to them that I owe an explanation.
Hey Rocky, Watch Me Pull A Squirrel Out of the Attic (Again?!) :: Using Catch and Release Animal Traps15
This here's a story about Billy Joe and Bobbie Sue, two young squirrels with nothin' better to do -- except unleash their squirrelly wrath on me, that is, for the better part of a week, two winters ago...