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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. Where Do Bed Bugs Hide?

    Where do bed bugs like to hide? Well, one clue is in the name: the bed! The bed (including the mattress and box spring) is one of the bed bug’s preferred hiding places. That’s because the bed is very close to the bed bugs’ food source: people. (Yikes!) However, mattresses and box springs aren’t the…

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  2. The Importance of Year-Round Pest Control

    Pests don’t take a break—which means pest control can’t, either. Many people believe the myth that pests are only a problem in the spring or summer. In fact, pests are a year-round problem! While some pests do go into a sort of “insect hibernation” over the winter, many stay active—including spiders, roaches, rodents, termites, and…

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  3. How to Prevent Bed Bugs in Columbus Dorms

    Once thought to be a pest of the past, bed bugs are now an epidemic. Bed bugs cluster and thrive anywhere that groups of people gather and sleep—from hotels and movie theaters to, yes, college dormitories. Because so many students move in and out of dormitories, the risk of spreading bed bugs is high. These…

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  4. Ants Versus Termites

    April showers may bring spring flowers, but the beginning of spring also announces the arrival of pesky ants and destructive termites! As the cold weather fades and spring blows in, reproductive male and female ants and termites are looking for a place to call home—like your house! Your first line of defense against these pests…

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  5. What Plants Are Mosquito Repellants?

    Fun fact: mosquitoes don’t actually survive on the blood they get from biting you. It’s true! Actually, only female mosquitoes bite, and they use the protein from blood to make eggs. Both male and female mosquitoes survive on a diet of nectar and water. Why is this fact important? Well, remember that mosquitoes are just…

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