Residential Gutter Guard - PermaTreat Pest and Termite ControlMost homes have rain gutters than run the perimeter of the house at the roof line. The gutters, in conjunction with downspouts, carry water away from your home’s foundation. Without rain gutters and downspouts, water would simply run off the roof, down the side walls, and pool at the base, causing problems.

As essential as gutters are, if they are clogged, they won’t work. Thankfully, professionally installed gutter guards eliminate most clogged rain gutter issues. Gutter guards are covers that go over the gutters and prevent debris entering. Here are two benefits of installing gutter guards.

1. You Won’t Have to Clean Your Gutters as Often

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Rat - PermaTreat Pest and Termite ControlWhen fall comes around, many people like to hunker down in their homes to stay warm and comfortable as the temperatures drop. Unfortunately, certain pests and rodents may have the same idea and try to take up residence in your house. 

Learn about some key tips you can use to keep your home pest-free this autumn.

Use Weatherstripping

The various entryways of your house, such as the doors and windows, are a vulnerable spot in your fight against pesky critter invasions. And insects and rodents often gain access to your home through very small openings, such as gaps between your doors and windows and the walls of your house.

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Yellow JacketsWhat are those yellow-striped bugs flying around your house and making loud buzzing noises? Are they bees or yellow jackets? How can you tell which bug is which? Here’s important information about bees and yellow jackets to help you spot the differences between the two insects.

Bees Want Pollen

There are numerous species of bees in the U.S., including 49 species of bumblebees. Some bees make a lot of noise when moving around and inside of flowers, but the buzzing noises aren’t warnings. For example, the bumblebee’s fast and loud movements inside a flower cause the pollen to sonically move from the blossom to the bumblebee’s legs.

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