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When it comes to pest management and control, it’s paramount to stay up-to-date on environmental discoveries, extermination innovations and the changing dynamics of the world around us. We think it’s important to share these findings with you, along with the new discoveries and any new topics we uncover in our own day-to-day work as your hometown professionals.

  1. Do Bed Bugs Carry Disease?

    Bed bugs are a common fear for most people, and for good reason—bed bugs can quickly turn into a structure-wide infestation, causing physical pain as well as psychological damage and suffering. Even worse, there are numerous misconceptions and myths surrounding bed bugs, including their ability to carry infectious diseases and cause cross-contamination from bites. So…

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  2. The Telltale Signs of Carpenter Ants

    Carpenter ants are one of the most valuable insects on earth. They chew galleries in wood—this creates sawdust, which then rots and provides compost for new growth. However, when carpenter ants enter your home or building, they are a highly destructive pest. An infestation of carpenter ants often goes unnoticed until major damage is found….

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  3. Got Bugs in Your Basement? Get to Know the Creepers

    Do you know what’s scurrying around in your basement? Chances are if you have a basement, then you have things that creep and crawl. Basements and crawl spaces are particularly vulnerable to crawling pests because they are usually cool, damp and dark—with little human traffic. Pests require three things for survival: water, shelter and food….

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  4. Termites vs Carpenter Ants: What’s Destroying the Wood in Your Home?

    You suspect that something is destroying the wood in your home. Maybe you’ve seen mazes in your furniture or noticed your floors seem to be buckling. Or, maybe you’ve seen wings or what looks like sawdust around your windowsills and door frames. Regardless, you know something is up … and it isn’t looking good. Both…

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  5. Get Ready for a Stink Bug Infestation

    Come fall, stink bugs are back—and in full force. In the summer, these agricultural pests feed on apples, peaches, blackberries, tomatoes, corn, soybeans, lima beans and green peppers. As the weather turns cooler and winter approaches, stink bugs gather in large numbers on a house’s exterior as well as inside your home. Stink bugs, though…

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