Termites in PA – DIY Termite Control, Don’t Risk It

Termites are fascinating creatures when you get to know them. On the other hand, they cost U.S. homeowners over $5 billion in damages each year. They may be fascinating to think about from afar, but you don’t want them anywhere near your home. While there’s plenty of DIY treatments out there, homeowners end up achieving spotty success employing them. Then …

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The 411 About Tick Bites

Both the climate and the topography of the Delaware Valley make it a draw for people who enjoy getting out in nature. While the forests and rivers lure campers, hikers, and others throughout the year, these factors also make this location an ideal home for a variety of different types of pests. Among these, ticks are one of the smallest …

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Dangerous Cockroach

Few things are as loathsome as finding an infestation of cockroaches in your home. Even a brief sighting of one in your bathroom or kitchen is a cause for concern, as it likely means more are breeding out of sight and in dark corners where you cannot see them. At Pointe Pest Control, we have found cockroaches to be an …

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Top-Rated Rodent Control

Rodent control is a little different than other types of invasive species control. By the time rodents have entered your home, there’s likely some area through which they are entering. Mice are notoriously adept at exploiting tiny spaces between cracks so, even a tiny crack in your foundation can provide an entry point for mice. Rats aren’t much different in …

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Ticks During Winter Months

Ticks are considered arachnids which places them in the same family as spiders. And like spiders, they can be poisonous to humans. Unlike spiders, however, ticks are classified differently based on their method of consumption. They are considered ectoparasites because they attach themselves to the exterior of a host’s body and draw nutrients from the host’s blood. Additionally, there are …

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Identifying and Eliminating Black Widow Spiders this Fall

When it comes to notoriety, there are few spiders that have more than the black widow. Their inky black bodies and long legs are enough to produce nightmares and that telltale red hour glass will make you take a few steps back. If black widow spiders have transformed your home, garage or yard into a fear factory, you can count …

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2018 ROFL Scholarship Recipients

After reviewing many applications, and having a really good laugh, we were able to narrow down the scholarship entries and choose very deserving, funny students that we want to help pay for college expenses. Elise Conlin was awarded the Delaware scholarship. Elise is very involved in both community service as well as athletics and clubs in her school. After spending …

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Spider Control During the Fall Season

Did you know that Halloween started with the Celts? They would celebrate the end of the year by dressing up like demons. They did this as a protection. The Celts believed that the last day of the year was when the dead and the living would share the earth and demons walked freely upon the earth. So, if you think …

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