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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

Friday Links Round-Up: Pest Control Articles

Friday Links Round-Up: Pest Control Articles   Kissing Bug – Everything You Need To Know About This Dangerous Pest! Kissing bugs are blood sucking insects that are known to attack humans for their food. A major reason these insects are called “kissing bugs” is because they tend to bite around the mouth and eye region while you sleep which is definitely pretty creepy. To make matters worse, these pests have the ability to transmit a dangerous disease called “Chagas” that can cause all sorts of health complications and can sometimes even be fatal. More… Pre Treatment Bed Bug Advice There are a few things you need to know and a… Read More

3 Pests That Can Ruin Your Fourth Of July

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Among all of your festive Fourth of July BBQ’s, fireworks, pool parties, and parades can lurk unanticipated nuisances that may very well wreak havoc on the day’s festivities (and I’m not talking about your Uncle Roger who drinks too much). I’m talking of course about bugs! Here are three such nuisances, or outdoor pests, that can ruin your Fourth of July holiday: Yellow Jackets One of the most popular Fourth of July activities are family picnics or barbeques. In fact, Last July 4th some 78 million Americans had a barbecue; grilling everything from hotdogs, to hamburgers, to shish kabobs. The sweet watermelon and sticky sodas draw in unwanted pests to… 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

Top 10 Sports Teams Named After Bugs

 Top 10 Sports Teams Named After Bugs Last week the sports world was shocked to hear that the New Orleans Hornets will be changing their name to the New Orleans Pelicans. The name, logo, and mascot change will be official when the NBA kicks off season. This name change also means that there are no more professional sports teams left with an insect as their name, logo, or mascot. Sad day! This name change by the New Orleans hornets got me thinking… What other sports teams are named after insects or pests? Here is my top ten list; from ten to one: 10. University of Richmond Spiders  University of Richmond… 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