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Happy Thanksgiving From Blog Pest Control

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All of us here at Blog Pest Control and Bulwark Exterminating would like to wish each and every one of you a Happy Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving, no matter where you’ll be, make sure you take a moment and reflect on the many things you have been blessed with; all the things you have to be thankful for. Our pest control professionals at Blog Pest Control and Bulwark Exterminating are very grateful for all of our customers. They are the reason we get up in the morning. Whether we’ve been servicing your home for years, or just happened to help out during a one time pest emergency, we are thankful for… Read More

Pest Control Links Round-Up: Thanksgiving Edition

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Bulwark Is Thankful For You The Customer This Thanksgiving This Thanksgiving, Bulwark truly is thankful for each and every one of our loyal customers. We love serving you and ensuring your Thanksgiving is pest free! More… Thank You To Rove Pest Control What follows are my honest thoughts about my experiences with pest control in Minneapolis and the one company that saved me. Read this Rove customer’s heartfelt experience here. Giving Thanks | Pratt Pest Management As Thanksgiving approaches, gratitude is in the air. The Pratt Pest Management team would like to extend a thank you for trusting us to provide the finest pest control, lawn, and plant care services around! More…… Read More

Bug Dishes You Can Serve This Thanksgiving

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Are you growing tired of the same old Thanksgiving dinner? You know the typical turkey with cranberry sauce, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and pumpkin pie! Well, me neither. My stomach’s growling and my mouth watering just thinking about the savory meal! But for those adventurous types out there, do you want to mix things up this turkey day? Why not try a “buggy Thanksgiving!” It’s called entomophagy, or the art of eating insects, and it can offer a rather nutritional twist to your Thanksgiving dinner. Here are a few bug dishes you can serve this Thanksgiving: Main Dish: Deep Fried Scorpion On A Stick   We eat turkeys… Read More

Pest Control News For The Thanksgiving Week

Pest Of The Week: Black Carpenter Ant The Black Carpenter ant (a species of Carpenter ant), is the most common Carpenter ant pest in the United States. Although they do not eat or digest wood, Black Carpenter ants will tunnel through wood causing structural damage. They are distinguishable from other Carpenter ant species by the dull black color of the head and body; as well as white-yellow hairs on the abdomen. All castes of this species (including the major and minor workers, queens, and males) are black. Black Carpenter ant workers are most active at night, foraging up to 100 yards in search of food; leaving a chemical (pheromone) trail.… Read More

10 Things Pest Control Operators Are Thankful For This Thanksgiving

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10 Things Pest Control Operators Are Thankful For This Thanksgiving   1. Customers. First and foremost, pest control operators are grateful for our customers. They are the reason we get up in the morning. Whether we’ve been servicing their homes for years, or just happened to help out during a one time pest emergency, we are thankful for each and every one of our customers. 2. Hardworking Employees and Technicians. Whether our pest control company is large or small, our employees and technicians are it’s backbone. The best employees have a positive attitude, are organized, and are self motivators. They can make or break our business. For the 10 qualities of outstanding… Read More

Pests Your Thanksgiving Turkey Might Eat

Thanksgiving Turkey The turkey has been a staple of Thanksgiving since the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Natives ate it for their first Thanksgiving in 1621. Thanksgiving is colloquially called “Turkey Day” since turkey is the most common main dish of the holiday. This year alone, American turkey growers have raised 270 million turkeys; which will correspond to the five billion pounds of turkey Americans will eat this Thanksgiving. That’s a lot of turkey! While Americans love eating their turkey for Thanksgiving, turkeys equally love eating all sorts of bugs. Turkey’s raised on farms traditionally eat corn and seeds, but wild turkeys love eating insects and other creepy crawlies in order… Read More