Ways You May Be Attracting Mosquitoes to Yourself and Your Home

Mosquitoes are a common pest for homeowners. They can quickly ruin picnics or other outdoor events and can easily find their way into your home. In addition to being a nuisance, mosquitoes carry significant health risks. Bites can easily become infected and transmit a variety of potentially serious diseases. At Pointe Pest Control, our pest professionals can help you eliminate …

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Fleas vs. Bed Bugs

Fleas and bedbugs are among the most common types of household pests. Known as ‘hitchhikers’, both are small and can easily get carried into your home through different sources. They can go unnoticed for long periods, increasing the likelihood of an infestation. On your own, they are extremely difficult to eradicate and require the services of a trained pest professional. …

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Signs Of A Wasp Nest

Stinging insects are among the most common and dreaded types of pest. They can make outdoor areas around your home unsafe while putting your family at risk for potentially harmful allergic reactions. Wasps are one of the most dangerous of all the stinging insects. If you suspect a wasp nest on or near your property, avoid the risks of attempting …

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Spider Bites: Symptoms, Treatment & Identification

The vast majority of spider bites are not dangerous to people. The venom harms other insects, but humans are either too big or we don’t have the proper genes to be harmed by the venom. Even in cases of very dangerous spiders like the Black Widow, the vast majority of folks will survive a bite. That doesn’t mean that the …

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Signs & Symptoms Of Untreated Lyme Disease

The progression of Lyme Disease operates on a timeline that begins with the date of the bite. Left untreated, Lyme Disease can cause severe symptoms. Those who spend a lot of time in rural or heavily wooded areas are advised to wear long sleeve shirts and pants over shorts to minimize exposed skin when hiking, fishing, or camping. If you’re …

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What Kinds Of Ants Have Wings?

Ants are a common pest for homeowners. They can ruin outdoor events and activities while making their way into your home in great numbers. They often gain access through cracks in siding or gaps in doorways and windowsills. Once in, they can be notoriously hard to get rid of and can quickly appear on countertops, tables, floors, or anywhere there …

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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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