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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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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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