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Did you know that about 20 billion board feet of wood is destroyed in the US each year? That’s more wood that is damaged each year than by fire! The wood that is used to repair this damage each year makes up almost 10% of the annual wood production in the United States alone…. that’s......
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The holidays are the busiest time of the year for most of us. Whether you’re traveling to visit loved ones or they are coming to stay with you, the holidays are the #1 travel season of the year. This also means it is the busiest time for pests – especially bed bugs! Bed bugs are......
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As winter approaches, many animals will begin to seek shelter indoors – especially inside our homes! In fact, rodents are one of the most common winter pests that invade our personal space. Mice and other rodents seek the warmth, shelter, food, and water found indoors. Would you know how to tell if you had a......
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If you have ever lived in a rental home or an apartment complex you have most likely had an unsettling encounter with a German cockroach. German cockroaches are the most common species of cockroach and can be found in homes, apartments, restaurants, and hotels. Would you know how to tell if you have German cockroaches?......
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We are excited to announce that DC Scientific Pest Control has acquired Just Say No To Bugs! While we know this was a difficult decision for Just Say No To Bugs and their founder, Mark Gibbs, to make, we want to assure their customers, as well as ours that we will continue to provide the......
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As we move into the sweltering heat of the summer, most of us try to seek the refreshing cool of the air conditioned indoors. The same goes for pests; in particular, the American cockroach. American cockroaches are generally more active when the temperature is 70 degrees or higher. What do you need to know about......
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As we move into the summer season, people are spending more and more time outdoors enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. Unfortunately, this means more exposure to ticks and the diseases that they can transmit. Some common tick-borne diseases to be aware of include: Anaplasmosis WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS:  Symptoms typically show up within 1......
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There are close to 1000 species of ants just in the United States alone. One of the most common species is the little black ant, monomorium minimum. These pesky ants are incredibly difficult to control and eliminate. They also swarm during their mating season which runs from June to August. As we enter these summer......
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As the weather warms and we make our way closer to summer, most of us like to spend more time outdoors. We look forward to sunshine, balmy breezes, and fresh air. Unfortunately the change in the season also brings out some unwanted pests – especially ants! Ants can be a nuisance and extremely hard to......
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There are thousands of species of mosquitoes throughout the world, with the United States being home to 176 of those species. Believe it or not, the state of Alabama is home to two species of mosquitoes that are responsible for the spread of well-known viruses such as Zika, West Nile, dengue, and chikungunya. One of......
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