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Pest Control: Your Friday Links Round-Up

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Pest Control: Your Friday Links Round-Up Fall Wasp Wars Every autumn, homeowners wage war against wasps and hornets. These flying pests grow excessively aggressive as their preferences move from proteins to sweets. Learn more about these wasp wars. How to Get Rid of Bugs in Acorns and Pine Cones Many of us use pine cones for holiday decorations every year, but unknowingly bring pests into our homes by doing so. Here’s a step by step guide to getting rid of these unwanted bugs so you may continue using acorns and pine cones for decor. More… Plants Enlist Aid From Birds For Pest Control When trees or plants are under attack… Read More

10 Most Painful Insect Stings

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Insects plague our backyards and for many of us, they also plague our nightmares. The following 10 insects have definitely earned their way into our nightmares and should not be taken lightly. According to American entomologist, Dr Justin O. Schmidt, these insects are the most painful out there. He created the Schmidt Sting Pain Index which ranks the most painful stings on a 1-4 scale. 10.    Sweat Bee Having a mild sting, Schmidt describes the Sweat bee’s punch as “light, ephemeral, almost fruity; a tiny spark has singed a single hair on your arm” and ranks it a 1.0 on his pain index. These bees are attracted to human sweat,… Read More

Links Round-Up: Pest Control Links For The Week

Links Round-Up: Pest Control Links For The Week   Spiderman Can’t Fight Spiders, Man Although spiders can assist in keeping our homes free from pest control issues with other insects, they do in themselves pose a creepy and unnerving feeling in home owners and their guests. More… Cockroach Control Tips for Maryland Homeowners – Inside, Outside – Where To Start Here’s an excellent checklist of things to do to keep cockroaches out of the home. More… Ants Are A Potential Danger To Your Home Carpenter ants are a serious danger to a house, and, if these are found, a professional ant control company should be called. Learn more about these… Read More

Here Are Your Weekly Pest Control Links

This Week’s Pest Control Links Winter Pest Control Tips Following these seven simple tips can go along way to ensure your winter is pest free. More… Greenville / Spartanburg Falls Into The Top 50 Cities With Bed Bug Activity The top ten list of most bedbug infested cities is out, and very few states are devoid of the blood-sucking pests. South Carolina is no different. More… Tips to Halt Spring Termite Infestations Spring is rapidly approaching and there are some steps you can take now to help prevent possible termite infestations. More… The Importance of Moisture Control Moisture and pests go hand and hand, but what can you do about… Read More