What’s That in My Bathtub?

What’s That in My Bathtub?

Have you recently witnessed a frightening pest that appears to have hundreds of long legs and move exceptionally fast in your bathtub, or other areas in your home, such as a sink? The house centipede appears to be quite fierce and extremely threatening. The thing is...

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Get Your Cracks Inspected and Repaired This Winter

Get Your Cracks Inspected and Repaired This Winter

Cracks in your home invites bugs.Home crack inspection and repair can both prevent and solve infestations of common winter pests. Insects and various other pests are quick to enter into openings of your home as the temperatures drop. Immediately after entry, these...

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How Do Insects Survive Winter?

How Do Insects Survive Winter?

According to research, insects lack the body fat to survive winter temperatures. Though hibernation is common among other animals – such as bears – insects do enter into a type of dormant state and do not engage in the common activities. Insects do utilize a variety...

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7 Helpful Ways to Keep Pests Out of the House this Winter

7 Helpful Ways to Keep Pests Out of the House this Winter

What is it about winter that encourages pests to come inside the house to visit? It’s all about the weather change that brings rain, fog and snow. The wind plays havoc with the exposed areas insects and rodents usually hang out during summer and fall. Once it turns...

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Prevent Rodent Infestations by Winterizing Your Home

Prevent Rodent Infestations by Winterizing Your Home

As the temperatures plummet, the winds become harsher, and precipitation abounds, rodents make numerous attempts to gain entry into homes by climbing, clawing, and gnawing. As a result, many types of structural damage may be experienced. Examples include roof damage,...

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6 Signs Bed Bugs Have Moved to Your House

6 Signs Bed Bugs Have Moved to Your House

The reminder that bed bugs are alive and well in your neck of the woods shows up when there’s more hours of darkness and the weather gets cooler. Humans tend to tuck into bed earlier from late fall through early spring. To bed bugs, that’s an invitation to a food fest...

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Minute Pirate Bug Populations at An All Time High This Fall

Minute Pirate Bug Populations at An All Time High This Fall

Minute pirate bugs are exceptionally small – much smaller than mosquitoes – however, recent influxes in populations in Indiana are proving that the bite of this bug is just as painful and frustrating as the bite of the mosquito. These bugs belong to a group known as...

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Keep Pests Away from Your Home This Winter

Keep Pests Away from Your Home This Winter

It’s natural to forget about pest control during the winter. It’s cold, snowy, rainy or foggy outside. What would encourage pests like mice, ants and spiders to drop by the house for a visit? Houses are generally warmer and drier than the outdoor homes where critters...

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Keeping Bugs off your Mums and Pumpkins

Keeping Bugs off your Mums and Pumpkins

Bugs have a place in the world. I’d prefer them to find someplace besides my fall garden as their full-service dining and rest area. Wilted runners and leaves on the pumpkins and mums are a typical sign that unwelcome insects have dropped in for a snack, harming the...

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