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Why Are There Ants in My Kitchen?

Why Are There Ants in My Kitchen?

The short answer? Food, of course. This is the one room in the home where the creatures have the easiest access to food sources. While twelve-thousand species of ants abound in our world, the most common found in the kitchen include thief ants, pharaoh ants, odorous...

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10 Creative and Easy Methods for Pest-Proofing Your Home

10 Creative and Easy Methods for Pest-Proofing Your Home

According to over 90% of people in the United States, there is an immediate concern of discovering insects and other types of pests within the home. Most individuals indicate that if they discover just one spider, one cricket, one rodent, or one cockroach within the...

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What Types of Damage Do Rodents Cause in Homes?

What Types of Damage Do Rodents Cause in Homes?

A rodent is classified as a mammal that includes both an upper and lower pair of rootless incisor teeth that constantly grow. Examples of rodents include rats, mice, spring hares, beavers, pocket gophers, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, chipmunks, squirrels, and more!...

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Is It Worth It to Hire an Exterminator?

Is It Worth It to Hire an Exterminator?

While it is true, there is a multitude of over-the-counter pest control products available, it's also true that not all of them are as effective as they advertise. Products that actually work are generally stronger, expensive, and usually only available commercially....

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The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide to Home Inspections

The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide to Home Inspections

In years past, many individuals would purchase a home with an agreement and a handshake. We are way past that stage in our history, but it was – at one point – a reality. Today, acquiring real estate is considered a highly complex procedure. It should only be done...

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What Happens to Pests in the Winter? Where Do They Go?

What Happens to Pests in the Winter? Where Do They Go?

As temperatures plummet, insects, mites, and other common pests move through many changes in order to ensure their survival. Numerous species will actually die as a result of the extreme weather, others make preparations to protect themselves and their young, many...

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10 Ways to Have a Pest-Free Holiday Season

10 Ways to Have a Pest-Free Holiday Season

The holiday season is – once more – upon us. If you are reading this, chances are, you are in the process of taking advantage of all those online deals, wrapping presents, stringing up your lights, and decorating for the festivities to come. While all very innocent,...

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Top 10 Fall Pests

Top 10 Fall Pests

Fall is a time where outdoor temperatures start to fall. This results in items that wildlife and insects eat becoming scarce. Additionally, the outdoor creatures initiate the process of seeking shelter that will ensure their warmth when winter arrives. As these...

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Thorough Home Inspections

Thorough Home Inspections

It does not matter if you are buying a home, selling a home, or simply want to learn more about the condition of your current home, a thorough check home inspection offers many benefits. This type of inspection includes a highly objective, visual-based examination of...

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The Brown Recluse Spider in Indiana

The Brown Recluse Spider in Indiana

The brown recluse is a common spider throughout Indiana. Even though the southern counties have a higher rate than that of the northern counties, the brown recluse is considered to be one of the most encountered spiders throughout the state. The Brown Recluse spider...

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Top 10 Summer Pests

Top 10 Summer Pests

While we are all gearing up for those magnificent days in the sun, taking those refreshing dips in the pool, and going on all those hikes, picnics, and other outdoor adventures, other living creatures are becoming more active, too. Summer is a time of heightened...

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Emergence of the Brood X Cicadas

Emergence of the Brood X Cicadas

For the past 17 years, the insect cluster known as the “Great Eastern Brood” has been underground. As you are reading this, one of the nation’s greatest of all spectacles of the natural world is underway. It is occurring in the woods, on trails, in the forests, and...

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