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Choosing A Small Trailer And Eliminating Skunks

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Avoiding skunks in your yard and an answer to “Does a handyguy need a trailer?” Skunky TrailerWe cover both topics in this show.

Skunks

Skunks, how do you get rid of them?

Don’t give them a reason to come into your yard. Make sure you don’t leave anything around for them to eat, dog or cat food, garbage, etc. Make sure they can’t nest under your shed or house. Skunks will eat most anything. They are particularly partial to eating grubs. Grubs are the larvae of Japanese, and other types, of beetles.

So, treat your yard for grubs. Keep the food and shelter sources buttoned up and the skunks will visit somewhere else. If you have them living under your house then its time to call an exterminator.

Grubs

Grubs can really damage your lawn and trees, you may want to treat for grubs.

When they mature into Japanese beetles they can destroy your trees. There are both chemical and biological treatments for grubs. The chemical treatments are fast and effective when used correctly. The biological treatments, such as Milky Spore, may be more environmentally friendly but can take several seasons to work and are more expensive.

Trailers

Foldable trailerDoes a handyguy need a trailer? They sure would be useful. Brian and Paul discuss what to do if you don’t have a good place to store one. Can a fold-up trailer fit the bill? Maybe. What The Handyguys found was that in Pennsylvania its a HUGE hassle to get tags and registration for a trailer you assemble or build yourself. If you have the stomach for it listen to the podcast as Handyguy Brian details the bureaucratic nightmare to register and tag a “kit” trailer in Pennsylvania.

Does anyone know of a decent trailer that can fold up for easy garage storage and that is NOT considered a “kit” by the state of Pennsylvania? Let us know, we may go get one.

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