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Thankful_GirlsTop 8 Fall Outdoor Home Maintenance Tips Infographic

Check out this latest infographic for some helpful outdoor home maintenance tips to prevent fall pests:

How To Find And Prevent Centipede Invasions 

It’s not enough that the centipede is perhaps one of the creepiest looking insects on the planet – they also tend to hide out in shaded, damp corners, which means that most homeowners only come across centipedes by surprise in showers, basements, and anywhere else they can stay hidden.

What’s Lurking In Your Attic? 

There are all kinds of creepy things that would love to make your attic their home. Here are a few of them, and some things you can do to keep them out.

Things You Absolutely Do Not Want To Know About Pumpkin Pie 

With Thanksgiving coming up next week, here are a few things you don’t want to know about your pumpkin pie:

9 Tips On How To Keep Mice Out Of The House 

Mice only need an opening the size of a dime to find a way inside your home. Here are some tips to help keep them out:

Pest Of The Week: Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

Cockroach_SwarmThe Madagascar Hissing Cockroach, sometimes called the hissing cockroach or hisser, is typically not an infesting pest. They are usually kept as pets, but some states even require you to have a permit to own or breed this cockroach species.

Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches are docile in nature; very non aggressive. They do not sting or bite, cannot fly, and have horns. They can grow to lengths of over 4 inches, making them one of the biggest species of cockroach in the world.

Called the Madagascar Hissing cockroach, because when disturbed or alarmed, this roach will loudly hiss! These cockroaches produce this noise, by expelling air though slits in their abdomens. This hiss plays a significant role in the cockroach’s colony hierarchy, courtship and communication.




Anthony Ball is a Content Marketing Manager with Bulwark Exterminating, an industry leader in providing high quality pest control service. Bulwark is fully operational in nine states, including thirteen major cities. While Bulwark provides pest extermination for common pests like ants, roaches, crickets and spiders; the company's differentiating aspect is great personalized service. Bulwark uses the finest and most effective products in the world to solve common pest problems.

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