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No Bugs Termite and Pest Control is here to help you learn more… learn more about bugs, spiders, and other household pests but that’s not all.  We are here to help you with questions about home and garden, keeping your pets and family safe, personal development, family fun, and more. It is our goal to become a trusted source of information for all things family and home-related.

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Pest Control

5 Home Remedies to Soothe Mosquito Bites

5 Home Remedies to Soothe Mosquito Bites

Summer Weather and Mosquitos in SCV As temperatures rise, mosquitos come out by the hundreds to take advantage of an abundance of human victims that are out enjoying the spring and summer nights. Mosquitos breed in standing water and can...

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Coyote Santa Clarita

10 Tips: Keep Wild Animals Off Your Property

The Santa Clarita Valley has experienced significant growth in the last 20 years. While we benefit from the ongoing construction of new businesses and housing tracts, the loss of undeveloped land is encouraging local wildlife – prey and predator –...

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Local Santa Clarita Snake Control

How to Stay Safe During Snake Season

Protect Yourself with Snake Knowledge this Spring and Summer The more you know about venomous snakes, the easier it is to protect yourself and your loved ones from the risk of a snake bite. By watching where you step, looking...

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Snake Prevention

How Does Snake Fencing Work?

April showers bring May flowers…and snakes. That’s right, it’s snake season in Santa Clarita, and that means rattlers of all ages and sizes are slithering out of their winter dens to enjoy the spring sun. In fact, our technicians have...

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Bird Mite and Bird Control Near Me

Bird Mites: What You Need to Know

Bird Control as Prevention of Bird Mite Infestation Although birds are beautiful and gentle most of the time, there are still plenty of reasons why we would not what them making their home in the structure of our house. One...

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The Dangers of Bird and Bat Poop: More than Just a Mess

The Dangers of Bird and Bat Poop: More than Just a Mess

Why You Should Protect Your Home from Nesting Birds and Bats Bird and bat droppings are not only messy, smelly, and inconvenient to deal with, but they also carry quite a lot of potential disease bacteria. Droppings from several different...

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Common Snakes Found in the SCV

Common Snakes Found in the Santa Clarita Valley

Recognizing Southern California Snakes Sometimes snakes and other wildlife make their way into our yards or even our homes, especially in areas of Santa Clarita where there is construction. Although many of the snakes we find in our town are...

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Buying Used Furniture? Check for Hidden Pests

Buying Used Furniture? Check for Hidden Pests

Tips from Your Friends at No Bugs Termite and Pest Control A good thrift store discovery, an antique desk or armoire, or a garage sale item you can’t live without: these are all wonderful purchases that may be housing hidden...

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Bedbugs: Protect Yourself at Home and When Away

Bedbugs: Protect Yourself at Home and When Away

The What, Where and When of Bedbugs What do bedbugs look like? They are reddish-brown, flat, oval insects with six legs and two antennae. They can be mistaken for a tiny beetle, so be sure to err on the side of...

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Identifying Spider and Bug Bites: What Bit Me?

Identifying Spider and Bug Bites: What Bit Me?

If you’ve ever woke up with an itchy bump on your ankle and wondered just how a spider got into your sheets, you are not alone. Surprisingly enough, it was most likely not a spider that bit you. Many spider...

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Termites

3 Most Common SoCal Termite Species

3 Most Common SoCal Termite Species

There are approximately 2,000 known species of termites globally, with variance in size, body shapes, and behavior. With this in mind, there are three that are common in Southern California: Subterranean Termites Drywood Termites Dampwood Termites The Subterranean and Drywood...

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Termite Damage

What Damage Can Termites Do to My Home?

Damaging Effects of Termite Infestation Termites cause more damage to homes and wood structures each year than fires, floods, and tornadoes combined. They can rip through a home’s structure before you even realize they are there. Not only do they...

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The Signs of Termite Infestation

How Can I Tell If I Have Termites?

If you are worried about termites causing damage to your home or want to keep on the lookout preemptively, there are signs to watch for in and around the wood structures of your home. Let the team at No Bugs...

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Home & Garden

Buying Used Furniture? Check for Hidden Pests

Buying Used Furniture? Check for Hidden Pests

Tips from Your Friends at No Bugs Termite and Pest Control A good thrift store discovery, an antique desk or armoire, or a garage sale item you can’t live without: these are all wonderful purchases that may be housing hidden...

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8 Money-Saving Tips to Implement at Home

8 Money-Saving Tips to Implement at Home

Easy Ways to Save at Home in Santa Clarita There are many ways to see big savings at home, whether you are considering a big project or are looking for small changes to implement every day. As a homeowner or...

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10 Ways to Improve Your Home Security

10 Ways to Improve Your Home Security

Upgrade Your Home Security with No Bugs Termite and Pest Control Home security systems have come a long way from a deadbolt and a baseball bat. Smart homes, camera integration, and remote security help protect your home at the touch...

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Hidden Toxins in Dish Soap

How Toxic is Your Dish Soap?

We’d like to think that the soap we use to clean our dishes is safe for our homes, our bodies, and the environment. Unfortunately, if you are buying any of the average dish soaps off the shelf of your grocery...

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Minimalist Living Space

Minimalism: Live with More Joy and Less Stuff

With a focus on experience over acquisition, minimalism is about living with less and experiencing more. This lifestyle is not for everyone, but there is room in every life for it to enhance and amplify happiness if you take the...

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Springtime Travel in the US

6 Springtime Trip Destinations in the US

It’s time to start thinking about Spring Break (who am I kidding, we’ve been thinking about it since Winter Break.) Whether you are traveling across the United States to visit family or want to get away for a break from...

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Clean House, Clear Mind for the New Year

Spend a Few Days Cleaning and Start the Year Off Right! Start the new year fresh by doing some cleaning before the ball drops. Prepare for new items that come with the holidays, make room for the blessings that are...

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Personal Development

8 Ways to Keep a Passion Project Alive

In a society that places a premium on productivity over happiness, it is not uncommon for passions to quickly turn into work. Companies capitalize on taking what you love and turning it into a profit based on how much, how...

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Sunlight and Happiness

Sunlight and Happiness: Why We Need Sunlight to Thrive

Why Is Sunlight Important? Sunny days are not just about getting outside to play or lounging at the pool, they are essential to much of our system’s production of healthy and happy chemicals. The vitamins that the sun provides, and...

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Minimalist Living Space

Minimalism: Live with More Joy and Less Stuff

With a focus on experience over acquisition, minimalism is about living with less and experiencing more. This lifestyle is not for everyone, but there is room in every life for it to enhance and amplify happiness if you take the...

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Springtime Travel in the US

6 Springtime Trip Destinations in the US

It’s time to start thinking about Spring Break (who am I kidding, we’ve been thinking about it since Winter Break.) Whether you are traveling across the United States to visit family or want to get away for a break from...

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10 Tips for Better Sleep

10 Tips for Better Sleep

Sleep Solutions to Start Getting Better Sleep Now Why is sleep so important? Maintaining the proper amount and quality of sleep can make a world of difference in energy, weight management, and productivity. Poor sleep habits are linked to increased...

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5 Podcasts Worth Listening To

As we navigate through the first month of the new year, many of us are evaluating our goals and lives and looking outside ourselves for guidance. Whether you are looking to improve your health or just learn more about life,...

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Winter Solstice Celebrations Across the Globe

What is Winter Solstice? The winter solstice is the longest night of the year, typically December 21 or 22 in the Northern Hemisphere or June 20 or 21 in the Southern Hemisphere. This is the transition from a building length...

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Clean House, Clear Mind for the New Year

Spend a Few Days Cleaning and Start the Year Off Right! Start the new year fresh by doing some cleaning before the ball drops. Prepare for new items that come with the holidays, make room for the blessings that are...

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How to Balance Holiday Disruptions with Your Routine

Holiday Disruptions Can Be Good and Bad Winter holidays and vacation from our normal routines can throw off the schedule of even the most dedicated self-care practitioner. Whether it is a health and fitness routine or just a regular work...

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