Category : Pest & Bug Control

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Mold spores are can be found easily in our homes, scattered in many surfaces, clothes and indoor air. On small amount, this condition is quite normal and often happens every day. Usually, most of those spores are entering our homes from outside environment.

In large amount, the spores will jeopardize the health of people who live in the house. Therefore, cleaning the house regularly is a must thing to do. People need to clean any area where the molds are staying to prevent the mold from multiplying and keep the indoor environment healthy.

People need to be cautious if there is large amount of molds growing in some areas in their homes. This condition usually occurs when the humidity level on the area where the mold grew is increase more than in normal condition which is caused by water leak or flood.

When the mold grows, they are releasing their spores in the air. The airborne spore will spread to other areas in your homes. If this condition is not being taken care of properly, the mold will damage the house and its furnishing.

The home structural elements will get weaken and finally damage by the mold if home owner do not control the mold level in their home and let it grow uncontrolled. There are no certain methods to remove all the molds from inside our homes, but proper cleaning that is performed regularly will help to control the mold’s growth to the minimum level and avoid the damage in the house.

Structural damage to your property and any items inside of it is not the only threat from the existence of molds in the house. The health of people who are live in the house is also at risk.

Normally we are been exposed by molds and or its spores every day. But, it is only in a small amount, so our body resistance can still fight the molds without any bad side effects, although for sensitive person, they can get sick even with small amount of mold exposure.

There are some methods to help home owners to control the mold growth in their home and keep it to the minimum level;

Install proper ventilation in the bathroom and other areas where the moisture level are high to the outside of the house.

Check the AC ventilation regularly to make sure that it did not clogged or blocked by dirt or other foreign materials.

Use de-humidifiers appliance in crawlspaces like in the closet, attic and basements.

Install an exhaust fans in the kitchen and use it when cooking.

Apply insulation on the surface of cold objects such as air ducts or water pipes to reduce the risk of condensation

Use moisture sensor to detect the increase of humidity in some areas where there are risk of water leak

Grub WormsOne of the first things that people notice when going to other people house is their lawn. That is why it is very important to do proper maintenance on your lawn to keep it attracting for other people who are seen it.

Unfortunately, there will be always some pests that would take advantages on your beautiful garden and making it as the food source. If you let these pests keep eating of your lawn, they will ruin your beautiful garden and the plants in it.

One of these pesky pests that become hindrance to your lawn’s beauty is the grub larvae. The grub larvae appear in the shape of white caterpillar or worms but in larger size. The adult form of this bug is belonging to the scarab beetle family.

Their main source of food is the root of the plants. One of the clearest sign that the grub is eating the pants root is indicated by the brown patches from your plants in the garden. It is showing that the plant is having malnutrition since it cannot receive nutrition from the soil through the roots, because the roots are already eaten by the grubs.

The grubs are mean eating machine. If you let them they will destroy the plants in your lawn and finally ruin the beauty of your garden. Therefore, you need to get rid of these pesky bugs as soon as you notice the sign on your plants.

There are two basic methods to exterminate this bugs which is using the natural method and using the help of chemical substance. In the natural method, you will use their natural enemy or predator which is microscopic worm that is known as nematode.

You can purchase the nematode from garden supply store in your area. After you have bought the nematode, you can use sprayer to spread these microscopic worms throughout your lawn, especially around the plants that indicating there are grubs warm in the roots.

Or if you are not sure how to do it, you can ask the store keeper where you bought the nematode on how to utilize these microscopic worms more effectively. After the nematode is spread on your garden, they will immediately penetrating the soil to search grubs worm and start eating the grubs.

If you cannot find the garden supply stores that selling the nematode, you can use the chemical solution option. You can ask for recommendation from the garden supply storekeeper to find the best pesticide that can get rid of the grub worms.

And after you have successfully got rid of the grubs from your lawn, it will be better if you use grub preventer to avoid the grub worm from attacking the roots of your plants again. You can ask this preventer as the same time you bought the pesticide or nematode from your local garden supply store.

With this, you will able to protect your lawn from the attack of grub worms and maintain the beauty of your garden and be proud as the owner.

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