Insect

Insect Investigation: The Best Time of the Year for Pest Control

It’s April, and your yard is coming to life again. After winter’s frosty embrace, the sun is shining on your daffodils, and a warm breeze tickles your wind chimes. While you welcome the honeysuckle and the orange-breasted robin, you may now have some not-so-welcome visitors – pests and insect mating. With warmer temperatures, seasonal rains, and insect mating season, spring …

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Is Pest Control Worth It? (The Answer Is Yes!)

We all hate pests, but a lot of people aren’t too willing to get pest control management for their pest problem. The thing with pests is one single rat or roach indicates that there are scores of others hiding everywhere inside your home. They also don’t have the best reputation of surfacing at the right times; most like to show …

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7 Tips on How to Get Rid of Spiders

Around the world, there are about 35,000 different species of spiders. Do you feel like they’re all inside your house and turning your house into their webbed paradise? An infestation of spiders can be a scary experience. However, you don’t have to live with them. Here’s how to get rid of spiders from your home. 1. Turn Off Your Outdoor Lights …

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7 Signs It’s Time to Hire an Ant Pest Control Service

Ants may seem like harmless little critters. But, a little ant infestation can lead to big problems down the road. Some ants will start by getting into your food and causing a real annoyance. When overlooked, they may make their home in building materials, like foam insulation and wood, causing structural damage to the home. If you suspect bugs in your …

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Spider Problems: What to Do if you Find a Brown Recluse in Your Home

A brown recluse spider bite is a serious matter. While you often won’t feel the initial bite, within two to eight hours, you’ll start experiencing symptoms like severe pain and itching, nausea, vomiting, fever, and muscle pain. Eventually, these bites may cause blistering and necrosis (tissue death). In some severe cases, recluse spider bites can cause blood clots, kidney damage, and even …

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Getting Rid of Mice for Good: How to Handle Lingering Pests When You’ve Tried Everything Else

Mice might be cute little critters, but the fact is, many diseases can be directly transmitted by rodents. So if you have some tiny roommates in your home, you might want to get them out pronto. Maybe you’ve already tried your hand at it, but no matter what you do, it seems like they keep coming back. If you’re at your …

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How To Set Effective Traps For Mice

Mice are a lot smarter than humans give them credit for. They fear the Greeks, especially those bearing gifts. In this metaphor, humans are the Greeks and mice are the Trojans. A considerable amount of knowledge and strategy goes into keeping rodent populations at bay. In this article, we’ll discuss some basic mouse traps and how they work to control …

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Rodent Control vs Rodent Extermination

You’ve likely heard the term “exterminator” used on television or in movies to portray what we call “pest control”. While most folks associate the term exterminator with bugs, most pest control specialists also provide services to deal with rodents. While the terms pest control specialist and exterminator are used synonymously, there are some situations where clients aren’t necessarily comfortable with …

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