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9 Tips to Prevent American Cockroaches

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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Why Ticks Are Dangerous & What You Can Do To Prevent Them

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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What You Need to Know About Little Black Ants

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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8 Ways to Get Rid of Ants

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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Which Mosquitoes Carry Zika?

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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How Can You Tell If You Have A Rodent Problem?

Rodents are the most common pests during the fall and winter months. A simple rodent problem can quickly become an infestation due to rodents’ capability of rapidly producing offspring. Mice alone can produce a dozen offspring in less than a month. How can you tell if you have a rodent problem in your home? Droppings:......
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10 Ways to Keep the Mouse Out of Your House

Tis the season – the season for mice and other rodents that is! Fall and winter are the optimal seasons for mice and rodent infestations as they seek warmth, shelter and food in our unsuspecting homes. If you suspect a mice infestation or just want to get a step ahead on prevention, follow these 10......
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Are You Allergic to Bugs?

Bugs are a nuisance when they’re in our homes and businesses, but are they dangerous? The answer is yes; sometimes pests can pose serious health threats when allergic reactions occur from stings or bites. Unsanitary conditions conducive to pest infestations are also a health risk as some pests – like cockroaches – trigger asthma attacks. Here’s......
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Fall Pest Control Prevention

There’s a chill in the air and Fall is right around the corner. The leaves are changing colors and it’s time to get ready for bonfires, football games, and apple cider. While we wrap up in our hoodies and sweats for warmth, pests are eying your home looking for the same thing. Your home is......
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How to Rodent-Proof Your Home

While most of us are looking forward to the cooler weather that comes with the onset of Fall, rodents begin to make their way indoors seeking out warmth, food, and shelter in preparation for the upcoming winter months. How do you keep these critters from invading your personal space? While your first instinct might be......
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