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How to Pest-Proof Your Stored Holiday Decorations

How to Pest-Proof Your Stored Holiday Decorations

Now that the holidays have passed and the New Year is in full swing, those beautiful trees, carefully-crafted wreaths, garlands, lights, and those nostalgic ornaments, and other decorations are being pulled down and tucked away. Attics, basements, garages, and other...

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Ultimate Guide to Winter Pests

Ultimate Guide to Winter Pests

It is a known fact that when the temperatures fall, insects and other common pests cycle through numerous changes in order to achieve their best chance at surviving the harsh environmental conditions. In this guide, you will be introduced to many facts pertaining to...

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Is Pest Control Needed All Year Round?

Is Pest Control Needed All Year Round?

Despite the changing seasons, most pests do not take a break at ANY time of year. Due to this fact, pest control treatment all year round is important. While many insects go into a hibernation process throughout winter, there are multitudes of pests that remain active...

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Why Are Crickets in My House?

Why Are Crickets in My House?

In the great outdoors, the sounds of crickets chirping in the distance are often soothing, even pleasant; however, if one of these orthopteran insects gets into your home, that same sound can instantly become annoying, frustrating, and potentially maddening. It is...

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How to Protect Yourself During Mosquito Season in Indiana

How to Protect Yourself During Mosquito Season in Indiana

In short, mosquitoes start coming out in the spring, turn into vicious and seemingly non-stop attackers in the summer, and then start to taper off once fall hits. By far, the worst month of the year for mosquitoes is August; especially THIS year! In fact, August is...

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How to Keep Flies Out of Your House

How to Keep Flies Out of Your House

In North America alone, there is an excess of 16,000 different fly species. According to medical professionals and researchers, flies are capable of spreading – at the minimum – 65 different diseases. They do not bite humans, but they are one of the top vectors for...

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What Should I Know About Ticks?

What Should I Know About Ticks?

Now that the warm weather has set in, tick season is upon us. With the increase in rainfall, they're out in full force. Despite common belief, ticks are not considered to be insects. They are arachnids that are parasitic. In the United States alone, there are nearly...

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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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