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Pest Control News: Valentines Day Edition

Heart Scorpions

Valentines Day Bugs There are two bugs that have names synonymous with Valentines Day; and coincidentally, one is our pest of the week. Here’s what you need to know about two Valentines Day Bugs; the Lovebug and the Kissing bug… Read More Book Lice Or Psocids’ My wife loves getting books for any special occasion, and I’ll admit that sometimes I’ll get her a book from a used book store. This Valentines Day, don’t give your significant other Book Lice… Read More New England’s Most Invasive Insects If you live on one of these New England states, be on the lookout for these three invasive insects this Valentines Day… Read… Read More

Friday Link Round-Up: Pest Control News

Bedbugs Invade

List of Worst Bed Bug Cities Targets Midwest If you live in one of these bedbug infested Midwestern cities, I’m sorry. If you’re doing any traveling to one of these cities in the future, please take some bedbug precautions… Read More Where Do Cluster Flies Come From? Crazy fact… Cluster Fly larvae develop inside earthworms living in the ground outside of homes. The larvae develop into cocoons before hatching into adult flies… Read More Bed Bugs Still Appear During Winter Months Contrary to popular belief, bed bugs are not seasonal pests– they do not adapt to the cold very well, so they will be more likely to seek shelter indoors… Read… Read More

Friday Favorites: Weekly Links Round-Up

House Centipede

House Centipede: One Scary Looking Dude! Okay it’s time for my vote and I think the house centipede is one scary looking dude! Here’s why… Read More What Pests Pose Threats To Commercial Properties? The list of diseases pests can transmit is substantial. There are a few pests that are the biggest culprits… Read More Common Animals that Live in the Attic Your attic is a common hideout for pests. These are the biggest culprits… Read More From Yellow Page Spammers to Bad Plumbers Who PPC Are yesterday’s Yellow Page spammers today’s internet spammers? Read More Simple Pest Control Here are a few simple and green pest control tips from… Read More

Pest Control Articles Of The Week

termites

The Dangers of Dampwood Termites One of the most destructive pests in the Sunshine State is the Dampwood Termite. See for yourself just how much of an endemic they have become in Florida… Read More 4 Pests That Are Better Left to a Professional While all pest professionals believe that every pest problem should be addressed by an exterminator, there are certain pests that should definitely not be left to the homeowner. These four pests are best left to the professionals… Read More Freezing Bed Bugs May Not Kill Bed Bugs Researchers have now concluded that bedbugs have a high cold tolerance. Although they will eventually succumb to the cold… Read More

Pest Control News Of The Week

Brown Recluse

10 Preventative Measures To Avoid A Brown Recluse Spider Bite It goes without saying, that the Brown Recluse spider is one of the most feared pests in the United States. There are, however, some preventative measures that you can take today, that will decrease your chances of getting bit by one of these dangerous spiders… Read More Brown House Moth Here’s what you need to know about this common household pest, including: appearance, lifestyle, habits, and control… Read More Preventing a Bed Bug Infestation Learn more steps you can take to help control and prevent bed bug infestations with this great infographic… Read More Learn to Eliminate Biting Flies From… Read More

Pest Control: Links Round-Up

stink bug

Stink Bug Season is Almost Over Thankfully, the stink bug season is coming to an end. Learn more about there life-cycle, and a few pointers that will help you out next year when the smelly pests return… Read More Avoiding Bee Stings Being stung by a bee is never fun, especially to those that are allergic. Stings can be fatal. Here are a few tips to help you prevent from “bee”-ing stung… Read More West Nile Virus Responsible For Bald Eagle Deaths Utah State officials, and nature lovers alike, have been left wondering what has been killing off our beloved bald eagles. Now scientists at the Utah Division of Wildlife… Read More

Pest Control Links Round-Up: New Year Edition

New Year 2014

Pest Control Links Round-Up: New Year Edition Don’t Let Birds Crash Your New Years Party There are times and places where you can really appreciate the beauty and playfulness of birds. Unfortunately, your New Years party is not one of them… Read More Plan for a Pest-Free New Year  Good pest prevention practices should be a year-round effort, and that includes early in the New Year. Efforts taken now can help ensure your pest free come spring and summer… Read More How to Start the New Year Free of Pests Pests could be furthest from your minds during the holidays, but they cannot be ignored any further in 2014. If… Read More

Pest Control Links Round-Up: Christmas Edition

Christmas Bee

Give The Gift Of Insect Candy This Christmas This Christmas, try something a little different with your gift-giving. Check out these insect candies that will make the perfect stocking stuffer. More… Pests Love Christmas Too! Don’t get so wrapped up in all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays, that you forget the pest control; after all, some pests love all the yummy foods and decorations of Christmas too. More… Is Your Home Bug Free & Guest Ready? This is the time of the year when we get together with friends, family and loved one to celebrate the blessings of the year and share in the holiday joy. Unfortunately… Read More

Friday Links Round-Up: Pest Control News

Bull Ants Jaws

What Should You Do If You Suspect You Have Bedbugs? Bedbugs can be a problem for anyone, no matter how careful and clean you are. You may keep a spotless household, but then your child comes home from a sleepover or you get back from a vacation or business trip, and suddenly, you have an infestation. All it takes is just a few of the creepy little bugs hitching a ride on luggage and this can turn into a full-blown infestation in your home. So now you have them… What do you do? More… Tell Tail Signs of Rat Problems! There are a number of tell tale signs which are… Read More

Friday Link Round-Up: Pest Control Information

bug in nose

When Pest Control Should Not Be a DIY Project There are a few instances in which you should never attempt to do your own pest control. These include… Getting Rid Of Spiders – Australia Spiders have the uncanny ability of closing off their lungs for several hours, making surface sprays and aerosols ineffective in killing them and their egg cases. The most effective method is to use fast-acting contact chemicals that kill the spiders efficiently. More… Carpenter Ants: Silent Destroyers Carpenter ants are basically destructive ants. The earlier they are treated the lesser are the chances of damage. More… Demand For Pest Controllers On The Rise Despite the demand for… Read More