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The US Department of Agriculture defines green pest control as “a service that employs an integrated pest management approach while utilizing fewer of the earth’s resources as part of a larger effort to reduce human impacts on the environment.” In layman’s terms this basically means safe, effective pest management with little to no impact on......
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The last thing many of us want to share our home with is a spider; but some of them can actually be beneficial, eating roaches, flies, mosquitoes, and other pests that we ALSO don’t want around our homes. Regardless of whether we want them or not, spiders are one of the most common household pests......
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The last thing any homeowner wants to deal with is a cockroach infestation. Roaches multiply quickly and are highly adaptive making their populations grow rapidly. They are known to carry and transmit several serious diseases to humans, contaminate their food and other household surfaces, and can even trigger allergies and asthma. The most common types......
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One thing many people look forward to as the weather cools off is less pests! But where do they go? Do they really die off? Well… some do and some don’t. All insects have some ability to withstand cold weather, some just do it better than others. In fact, in areas with warmer climates where......
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Roaches typically thrive in the summer season as the increased humidity allows them to reproduce in large numbers; but when cold weather hits, where do roaches go? Do they die off? Do they hibernate? Roaches are resilient pests and they have made several adaptations over the years to ensure their survival even during the harshest......
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Fleas are a fact of life for pet owners. These pests cause itching and scratching, making both you and your fur babies miserable. Besides this incessant itching, are your pets at risk from fleas? The answer is yes! Fleas are known to transmit several serious diseases to both cats and dogs, and even on to......
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Pest control doesn’t have to be a defensive service; prevention is key to keeping a small pest problem from becoming a big infestation. Go on the offensive when it comes to protecting your home from unwanted invaders. Here are 8 DIY pest control tips you can use inside and outside your home. 1. Maintain Landscaping......
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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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