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Friday Links Round-Up: Weekly Pest Control Articles

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Friday Links Round-Up: Weekly Pest Control Articles   What is a Vole? Often confused for mice, voles can be equally as troublesome. Lean more about voles, here. Facts About Bed bugs Appearance, Bites and Behavior What do bed bugs look like? What do their bites look like? What should you do if you have bedbugs? Get the bedbug facts here. Where Did All Of These Stink Bugs Come From? It’s that time of year again. The cooler fall months mean that stink bugs will be swarming near your home, perhaps in record numbers. See how these pests have spread across the United States, and learn what you can do about… Read More

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Friday Links To Pest Control Information Bless The Bats Of Agriculture Bat appetites for insect destruction translate to about $3.7 billion worth of pest control in North America each year, but the bat has been dying off because of a deadly disease called White-Nose Syndrome. More… Top 10 Most Bizarre Pest Control Remedies These pest control remedies are just plain crazy. Wouldn’t it be easier to just hire a reliable and effective pest control company? You have to see these remedies. More… Problems Caused by Bird Nests and Preventive Measures for Commercial Buildings Birds can become pests when they create noise, damage property, cause fires, block ventilation systems, and spread… Read More

Why Are Bats Dying?

Creepy! Sinister! Blood-sucking devil birds! Winged spawn of Satan! These are just a few words some of us might mistakenly use to describe the bat; but despite this fictitious reputation, bats are vital to the ecosystem. They are pest control agents; eating disease-carrying insects like mosquitoes, and feeding on crop-damaging caterpillars and worms. They also aid in the pollinating of certain plants. It’s because of their vital ecological importance, bat-lovers and scientists alike are in panic mode over massive loss of these flying mammals. Bats are dying off at an alarming rate. Just how big of a bat loss are we talking? Last year, NASA reported the North American bat’s… Read More

Halloween, Celebrating the Good Bat.

The Bat is a Fellow Bug Exterminator As a general rule, bats are not very popular with people, regardless of any benefits the pest management experts say they provide. Too often, bats are perceived by the general public, as dangerous, ugly and frightening. But, what most people are not aware of, is that those “hideous” bats prevent billions of dollars in damage to the U.S. agriculture industry, by consuming common insect pests that frequently eat and destroy important crops. In fact, it has been estimated that bats provide the American agriculture industry with free pest control services, that are valued at (upwards of) fifty three billion dollars a year! …Gives… Read More