PEST CONTROL BLOG

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Aaron

Home Pest Control: How Often Should You Schedule a Service?

Homeowners are often left wondering how often they should schedule residential pest control services. Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. The frequency of your pest control service will depend on a number of factors, including the type of pests you’re dealing with, the severity of the infestation, and the environment in which you live. That being said, there are some general guidelines you can follow when it comes to home pest control. Continue reading to learn more about them. What Are the Causes of Pest Infestation at Home? 1. Seasonal Changes There are a number of factors

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Aaron

7 Signs That There are Rodents in Your Home

If you have rodents in your house, there are a few sure signs you need to take action. Rodents are small, fast creatures that can quickly damage your possessions and contaminate your food. If you see any of the following signs, it’s time to take action: 1. Droppings If you have rodents in your house, you’re bound to find droppings. Rodent droppings may be small, but they can carry dangerous diseases. If you see droppings in your home, you should contact a pest control company immediately. 2. Gnawing Rodents are notorious for chewing on things. They’ll chew on your food,

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Aaron

Your Guide to Stopping Mosquitoes From Nesting in Your Home

Mosquitoes are a nuisance that can be dangerous. They can transmit diseases like malaria, Zika virus, and West Nile virus, which can cause illness and even death. It’s important to take steps to prevent mosquitoes from breeding and coming into your home, to protect yourself and your family from these dangers. The hot, wet summer days are the perfect conditions for mosquitoes to come out and reproduce. If you want to prevent them from taking over your property, you can do a few things.  Make sure you don’t have any standing water on your property, as this is where mosquitoes

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Aaron

6 Major Warning Signs You Have Bedbugs

Bed bug infestations are on the rise again in North America due to increasing travel and less widespread use of insecticides. The good news is that you don’t have to spot bed bugs to know you have an infestation. Here are some signs and symptoms of a bug problem so you can stop it before it worsens. 1. You Have Bed Bug Bites on Your Skin Waking up with unexplained red itchy spots on your skin may be a sign of bed bugs. Bed bug bites are distinguished from other insect bites by their linear bite pattern. Reaction to bed

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Aaron

Roaches: 4 Reasons They’re Bad & What Can You Do

Cockroach infestations bring health and sanitary problems to your household. Ignoring a cockroach problem can contribute to different health problems, such as allergies and asthma in small children.  Cockroaches are swift, nocturnal insects that bring fear and sanitary problems to millions of households. These nasty pests exhibit odd behaviors and unique survival tactics. They can live for a week without their heads, hold their breath for 40 minutes, and are one of the oldest animals on Earth.  So, why are cockroaches bad, and why do we need to contact pest control immediately? How do you spot the signs of infestations

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Aaron

Different Types of Cockroach Infestations in the Home

If you have a cockroach infestation in your house, you probably only worry about getting rid of the disgusting little pests. However, not all cockroaches are created equal. In reality, there are thousands of different cockroach species in the world, with a few of them being the most prevalent. If you have an infestation, they are most likely German cockroaches, American cockroaches, Oriental cockroaches, or brown-banded cockroaches. Continue reading to learn more about these troublesome house pests. German Cockroaches These can be found all around the world and are frequently found inside homes. They have two horizontal black stripes and

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