Posts filed under: Pest Control

Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of both mammals and birds. At a length of 1/12″ to 1/8″ long, fleas can be hard to see and therefore difficult to realize you have an infestation until it’s already there. Fleas are wingless, oval, flat and dark reddish-brown in color. They have 6 long legs......
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Ticks are common pests that are capable of transmitting serious diseases to both humans and pets. Ticks can be found hiding in grass, trees, shrubs, and leaf piles. While they cannot fly or jump, they will climb onto plants and shrubs that are low to the ground and grab a host as they walk past.......
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DC Scientific is proud to announce its nomination in Tuscaloosa’s 2020 Best of the Best Awards, in the Home Services – Pest Control category! These awards celebrate and recognize the best companies in Tuscaloosa and only the top businesses in each category made it to the final voting stage. Now it’s now time to place your......
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The short answer is yes! Absolutely! Rodents can pose all types of threats to both humans and pets in your home. Rodents can cause structural damage by gnawing through insulation, drywall, cardboard, and even wood. They also love to chew through electrical wiring, contributing to 25% of all house fires in the United States. They......
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Ants are one of the most common nuisance pests in the United States. Although in warmer climates (like the southern US) they can be active year-round, ants are prevalent in the summer months and will swarm in overwhelming numbers. Even though ants rarely transmit diseases, they can contaminate food, inflict painful bites and stings, and......
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Although quite similar in appearance and often confused for each other, termites and flying ants are actually quite different. The difference between the two determines the appropriate course of treatment for these pests. Can you spot the difference between these two? Wings Both termites and flying ants have 4 wings. Termite wings are uniform in......
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Cockroach infestations are considered to be a major pest control problem. Roaches eat anything from feces and dead animals to leftover food and even members of their own species. They contaminate food, damage wallpaper, trigger allergies and asthma, and spread a number of diseases. Cockroaches have been proven to predate dinosaurs by 150 million years.......
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Once an infestation is established, it can seem impossible to keep fleas and ticks off your pets and out of your home and yard. In fact, it can take weeks or even months to get under control. Both fleas and ticks live on animals’ skin and feed on their blood. Flea larvae is found in......
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Roaches are one of the most adaptable and resilient pests that can infest your home. Roaches are known to carry diseases, spread bacteria, trigger allergies and asthma, and contaminate food. These pests can pose a serious health hazard to you and your family. The two most common species of cockroaches in Alabama are German cockroaches......
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Let’s face it – having rodents in your home is a genuine cause for concern. Rodents (mice, rats, squirrels, etc) can cause all sorts of damage to both your home and your family. They can contaminate food, chew through papers and documents, damage electrical wiring putting you at risk for fire, and spread diseases. While......
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