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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

Weekly Pest Control News & Links

Here’s Your Weekly Pest Control News & Links Tackling NJ Bed Bugs Is No Easy Task Battling bedbugs is no easy task, but Heritage Pest Control in New Jersey will be able to properly identify the locations of the bed bug infestations and develop a safe plan of attack against the pests. More… Bulwark Exterminating Makes Best Of Yelp Each year yelp.com, a customer review site, recognizes a few select businesses with a “Best Of” distinction. Bulwark Exterminating in Austin, TX was recently recognized as “Best Pest Control in Austin.” More… Avoiding Springtime Pests in Portland, Oregon Springtime in Portland, Oregon is beautiful; but one thing that can put a… Read More

Stink Bug Population Up 60% This Fall Season

A Stink Bug Invasion As sure as the leaves change a vibrant red, orange, and yellow each fall, stink bugs make their way inside homes to escape the cooling weather. According to Michael Ruapp, entomology professor at the University of Maryland, 60 percent more of these stinky invaders will be flooding our homes this fall. Brown marmorated stink bugs, characterized by the pungent smell they discharge when bothered or smashed, are mounting a fall invasion across much of the Atlantic United States. This summer’s record heat, which began earlier then usual and stretched through late September, aided in the stink bug’s strong resurgence. This extended summer heat allowed stink bugs… Read More