October 02, 2018
The struggle is real: Keeping bugs and pests out of your home and garden is an ongoing battle, no matter the climate or region you call home. From bed bugs to termites, squirrels to raccoons, pests can threaten the structural integrity of your home and pose health hazards to you and your family, among other headaches.
And the havoc they wreak is expensive: The average costs to repair termite damage is around $3,000; removing raccoons from your attic could run you up to $500. Proactive homeowners know making their home inhospitable to pests can pay dividends by avoiding costly critter-caused repairs (and, let’s face it, the gross-out factor).
We’ve checked in with the experts to share their best tips for keeping bugs and vermin out of your house and garden.
Little deterrents can go a long way: As we settle into summer and fall, take time to ensure your house and garden are off-limits to pests and vermin.
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