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Five Home Improvements You Can Make to Keep Pests at Bay

What might seem like one little pest sighting can be a much more extensive invasion than you realize. For starters, a single roach can lay up to 50 eggs at one time!

However, you can get a better handle on the situation with these five simple home improvements and preparation tips:

• Start outdoors: Standing water can quickly become a mosquito breeding ground. Note whether your yard has any areas where water is prone to collect. If so, you may need to aerate your lawn. Not only will this improve soil drainage, it has the added benefit of helping grass grow. While you are outside, take the oppo...


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