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How to Spot and Treat Termites

Every year, termites cause billions of dollars of damage. They eat away at building foundations, get inside walls, chomp on joists and studs and even nibble at furniture if they get inside. I can say …

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Non-Toxic Pest Control for the Eco-Home

We recently moved into a gorgeous 112-year-old house in the historic district of our town. We are renting long-term with an option to buy. We have an awesome landlord who has let us really make this o…

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Top 10 Animal Workaholics

By Joy H. Montgomery, Animal Planet This may surprise you, but ants have more of a purpose than putting a damper on your picnic. These industrious animals have workloads that may put your own to …

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Integrated Pest Management for Homeowners

For homeowners looking for an alternative to pesticides, integrated pest management is an option. While spraying an ant infestation with insecticide may be convenient, it might not be effective…

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7 Animals Smarter Than Humans

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger Bodies that work with the Earth's magnetic field to determine location. Female-only societies. Telling whether you're a friend or a jerk there to make trouble with j…

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