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Spring Bugs Getting You Down? Give These Unusual Treatment Methods a Try!

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After a bitterly cold winter, many people are looking forward to spring and the promise of warmer weather. However, along with the change in temperature comes an increase in the bug population. Roaches, stink bugs, ants and bees seem to come out of the woodwork in the spring and summer. Homeowners have two options: call in the professionals or try and get rid of the infestation themselves. There are a number of unusual home treatment methods circulating the web; the following creative remedies are certainly worth a try in the battle against the bugs! Roaches There are very few bugs that upset homeowners more than roaches. If you’ve seen a… Read More

Pest Control: Links Round-Up

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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

Friday Links Round-Up: Your Weekly Pest Control News

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Friday Links Round-Up: Your Weekly Pest Control News   Bed Bugs Could Be The New Cockroaches! “Bed bugs are what cockroaches were several decades ago and it is a concern.” More… Pest Control And Stink Bugs Stink bugs are invading homes in record numbers this fall. Learn how to deal with this invasion here. Ways to Know if You are Bitten by Bed Bugs Here are some questions you can ask yourself to indicate if you have been a bedbug’s latest meal. Interesting Facts About Bees, Wasps and Hornets It’s hard to tell the difference between bees, wasps, and hornets when you’re running away from them! Most people don’t care… Read More

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

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

America’s Newest Home Threat: The Kudzu Bug

Kudzu bugs are a relatively new sight in the south, arriving on the scene less than a year ago. As colder weather arrives, these pests are beginning to head indoors in search of warmth. It is important to remember, though, that the bugs should not be feared. They will not cause harm to either you or your property, although they do release a smell if they are stepped on, and their remains could leave a stain on your floor or countertops. If your home is showing signs of a kudzu bug infestation, the following information will help you manage your problem. Complete a visual inspection of your property You will… Read More

Weekly Pest Control News

Weekly Pest Control Links   What Are Bed Bug Heat Treatments? Instead of simply spraying down the rooms of your house that have bed bugs, a different approach is taken. One that is much safer and healthier for you and your family. More…  Pest Control Tips after Storm or Flood Damage After hurricane Sandy, homeowners have been dealing with a lot of pest. Here are five steps to help control the pest population. Steps include: chemical barriers, dealing with leaks and moisture, making use of traps, and covering entrances. More…  Pest Control: Fall Check List Here’s a checklist to better control pests this fall: http://www.mcdonaldpestcontrol.com/tampa-pest/pest-control-fall-check-list/ Carpenter Ants…Still Active In The… 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