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Protect Your Pets From Fall Fleas

Fall is in full swing and until consistent freezing temperatures arrive, your pets may be in danger of picking up itchy travelers. While extended periods of freezing can kill fleas, they can survive on warm-blooded hosts like raccoons…

Roach Control - Signs It's Time To Call Exterminators

Cockroaches are generally nocturnal insects, making detecting them in your home or business before it's too late hard. With the ability to squeeze into the smallest cracks in your baseboards, appliances or other areas close to food or…

Pests Are Still Active

You would think that pest problems would be gone this time of year, but unfortunately, that is wishful thinking. Many pests can breed and multiply all winter indoors, thanks to central heating. Here are just a few pests that are problems…

Keep Rodents Out

Rats and mice have been multiplying all year outdoors. They are fast breeders—in just 8 months, 24 mice can multiply into 2,000 mice!  As the weather gets colder this time of year, rodents are searching for a better place to nest…

Bobcats: A Backyard Pest Threat

Bobcats are very secretive creatures that few people ever see, but they have increased in number and are now occasional problems nationwide, even in urban and suburban areas. In the 1970’s and 1980’s, their populations dropped partly…

Dirty Clothes Attract Bed Bugs

In a just-published study, when bed bugs were released into an empty room that had bags of clean and dirty clothes, they were much more likely to seek out the bags of dirty clothes than the clean clothes. Bed bugs use odors on our…

Ant Causes Eye Problems

We are still discovering unexpected ways pests cause problems.  An ant called the little fire ant causes eye lesions that can hinder vision or even cause blindness, according to a recent article in the Journal of Medical Entomology. It…

3 Pests That Can Make Your Home Smell Bad

Aside from being creepy, pests also have the ability to alter the smell of your home to make it even less accommodating. Whether it is just a normal smell they secrete or the smell they make as they decay in your walls, 3 common pests…

Ant Season is Upon Us!

Every year we hear stories about huge numbers of ants invading buildings. As ant experts, we are never surprised by these stories. The fact is, ants are a problem year-round, but during the months ahead ant colonies will start growing larger…

Prepare Your Home For Common Spring Pests

It’s almost spring and if you don't already have a pest prevention plan in the works, you likely will have some unwanted guests in the coming months. As the weather begins to warm, many common spring pests will begin emerging from…