Are Electronic Pest Repellers Harmful To Human Hearing?

Keeping potentially harmful flying insects, roaches, and rodents away is always a priority for homeowners. Unfortunately, rather than calling in our pest control experts to eliminate an infestation and prevent future problems, some people attempt do-it-yourself methods. There are numerous over the counter products on the market that promise to deliver results. At best, these tend to be costly, messy, …

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Social Insects

Now that spring is here and summer is right around the corner, many people will begin planning outdoor social events. Whether your plans involve a wedding, a graduation party, a community gathering, or a simple picnic with family and friends, it is important to plan ahead to ensure uninvited guests do not show up. Certain types of insects are known …

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Tick-Borne Diseases Of The United States

For residents in the Northeast, the end of winter typically means fixing up your yard for gatherings with family and friends while resuming outdoor pursuits, such as visiting local parks and hiking wooded trails surrounding the area. Unfortunately, warmer temperatures mean an increase in the risk of encountering ticks, which are plentiful after the relatively mild winter our region experienced. …

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Preparing Your Home for Spring Pest Invasions

Spring is in the air, which is great for those of us who live in the Northeast. It often means an end to winter and the beginning of outdoor fun. It means amusement parks, ice cream cones, waterparks, swimming, riding bikes, and trips to the beach. But insects are no less excited about the spring than you are. Once the …

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Which Pests Should I be Aware of This Spring?

Throughout the animal kingdom, springtime is a special sort of time where species all across the classification spectrum come out to eat and mate. There are some pests that you need to be aware of in the fall and there are others that you need to be aware of once the ground begins to thaw. Pointe Pest Control is happy …

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Black Widow Spider Fun Facts Quiz

There are very few things in nature that are imbued with the same sublime sense of awe as the black widow spider. It’s deadly, it’s unassuming, and while it’s hard to say it’s beautiful, it does have a certain aesthetic quality to it. Black widow spiders are generally visualized as jet black with a characteristic red marking on their backs. …

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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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