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Friday Link Round-Up: Weekly Pest Control Information

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How Do Termite Colonies Begin? New subterranean termite colonies can begin in one of two ways, through a swarm, and by budding a new colony… Read More Pest-Proof Your Home April is National Pest Management Month and with the advent of spring, Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association, reminds homeowners that pest-proofing one’s home protects against threats to health and, importantly, damage to one’s greatest investment… Read More What Does Pest Exclusion Really Mean? Exclusion is a major component of an integrated pest management system. Use of the term “management” indicates a proactive approach involving prevention. This tactic is the most efficient, cost-effective way… Read More

Friday Links Round-Up: Pest Control News

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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

Pest Control News: Weekly Links Round-Up

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Pest Control News: Weekly Links Round-Up   What is that little red bug? Is it a spider? An Ant? If you have little red bugs all over your side walk, or on the side of your house, you could possibly have Clover Mites. More… A Different Approach to Pest Control Smart pest control begins with prevention. There are a lot of ways you can make small changes to your home that will help keep pests out. More… Masonry Bees Here is some information from Graham Pest Control about Masonry bees; including appearance, biology, and importance. More… How to Keep Cicada Killers or Digger Wasps Away Here’s a great video on… Read More

Pest Control- Your Links For The Week

Pest Control- Your Links For The Week   Killer Bees Swarm Killing Texas Farmer Imagine working on a tractor, when you happen to disturb a nest of bees in an old chicken coup. Before you know it 40,000 of these bees swarm and vigorously sting you too many times to count. More… Honey Bees – Bumble Bees – Solitary Bees Here’s a breakdown of several different types of bees and wasps that might make your summer an unpleasant one. More… Using Wasps For Pest Control Here is one of the best pest control articles I’ve come across in a while. There are a lot of beneficial insects out there, and… Read More

5 For Friday: This Week’s Links Round-Up

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5 For Friday: This Week’s Links Round-Up    Clearwater Crazy Ants  Crazy Rasberry ants are becoming more and more of an invasive pest throughout much of the south and in Texas. They are even driving out the much dreaded fire ants. These ants go everywhere, invading homes and nesting in walls and crawlspaces, even damaging electrical equipment by swarming inside appliances. More… Mobile Pest Control Software  With a huge demand for pest control software right now, here is mobile pest app by Beevio that is worth looking into. More… The History of Pest Control  Here is an interesting read about the history of pest control; from the 1800’s until today.… Read More

Could Bees Hold The Cure To HIV?

A recent study by St. Louis’ Washington University School of Medicine has indicated that we are one step closer to a cure for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This news gives hope to the 34 million people worldwide, who are currently living with HIV or AIDS. Bee Venom Can Destroy HIV A study conducted at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and published in the journal Antiviral Therapy, claims that the common bee may be the answer to killing off HIV; the virus that leads to the development of AIDS. Bee venom carries a toxin called melittin, which has been proven to destroy the human immunodeficiency virus. The… Read More

Weekly Links Round-Up: Valentine’s Edition

Weekly Links Round-Up: Valentine’s Edition Valentine’s – Moles, Roaches and Roses Here is a three pronged approach in dealing with pests like moles and roaches this Valentine’s. More… A Word Of Valentine’s Day Advice If you are living near or around the San Antonio, TX area, here was a step-by-step guide for a successful Valentine’s Day… Complete with pest control! More… Logo Design Tips For Pest Management Companies If you are a pest control operator who’s just starting out, or and existing PCO looking to re-brand your image, here are some excellent tips on designing your new logo. More… Springtails Are Crawling! With Valentine’s Day over, and the warmer spring months just… Read More