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How Much Damage Can Termites Really Do?

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jan 3, 2019 2:51:00 PM

They may be small, but termites can cause serious damage to your home. If you suspect you have termites in your home, seek help from a professional pest control company promptly. Ignoring the warning signs of a termite infestation can result in serious damage. 

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Topics: termites, pest control

I Don’t Have Pests in My Home. Do I Still Need Pest Control?

Posted by Steve Thompson on Dec 18, 2018 1:20:00 PM

 

There are certain situations that obviously require professional pest control services, but what about the rest of the year when it seems like pests aren’t a problem at all? Even when it seems like pests are at bay or even non-existent, your home is susceptible to future infestations that may be brewing just under your nose. Here are just a few reasons to implement preventive pest control in your home. 

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Topics: pest control

Winter Pests 102: Preventing and Removing Winter Invaders

Posted by Steve Thompson on Dec 5, 2018 2:12:00 PM

As winter approaches, you and your family won’t be the only ones heading inside from the cold. Pests can become a major issue in the fall and winter months as they invade the indoors to escape the harsh outdoor conditions. We’ve already discussed some major offenders in “Winter Pests 101.” Now, let’s examine how to prevent and remove these unwanted house guests. 

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Topics: pest control

Winter Pests 101: Common Pests Invading Your Home

Posted by Steve Thompson on Nov 22, 2018 1:05:00 PM

Just like you and your family will be heading indoors to stay away from the cold, so will a few unwanted friends. As winter approaches, you’ll want to protect your home from potential invaders. Here are a few critters to keep an eye out for—and how to prevent them from getting into your home.

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Topics: pest control

How to Prevent Asian Beetles and Boxelder Bugs From Entering Your Home

Posted by Steve Thompson on Nov 7, 2018 2:43:00 PM

The phrase “snug as a bug in a rug” didn’t just come out of nowhere. If they aren’t already, there will be plenty of creepy crawlies attempting to make your home their own this fall. Asian beetles and boxelder bugs are some of the top offenders, and if you’re not careful, they can become a serious nuisance. Here are a few easy ways to prevent Asian beetles and boxelder bugs from entering your home and what to do if they’re already inside.

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What Should I Do if I Have a Mouse in My House?

Posted by Steve Thompson on Oct 23, 2018 12:54:00 PM

You’ve heard the scurry of tiny paws across the floor; you’ve noticed a few gnawed-on cords; it’s time to face the facts. You have a mouse in your house. There’s no need to panic, but you do need to take action. Here’s what to do if there is mouse in your house.

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Topics: pest control

Why Do Boxelder Bugs Appear in the Fall?

Posted by Steve Thompson on Oct 11, 2018 4:03:00 PM

Summer is ending, and so are your pest problems, right? Wrong! You’ve probably noticed a multitude of little black bugs around your home. You may not know these little guys by name, but with the commencement of fall, you can look forward to the migration of the boxelder bug.

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Topics: pest control, flying insects

Buying a House? 3 Reasons Why Your Termite Inspection Matters

Posted by Steve Thompson on Sep 25, 2018 3:34:00 PM

 

You found the home of your dreams and are ready to seal the deal. Hold the phone! Even if it seems like this house is in mint condition, there may be trouble lurking. Termite damage can cost you thousands of dollars and a whole lot of stress before you’re even unpacked. Here are three reasons why your termite inspection matters. 

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Topics: termites, pest control

Why You Need a Termite Inspection for Real Estate Transactions

Posted by Steve Thompson on Sep 17, 2018 1:35:00 PM

If you’re preparing to buy a home, termite inspections are something you should understand. Are they necessary? What do they entail? Why should I have one done? We’ve got the scoop!

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Topics: termites

How to Keep Stink Bugs Out of Your Home

Posted by Steve Thompson on Sep 13, 2018 8:06:00 AM

April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers bring stink bugs. Okay, that might not be scientifically correct, but you get the picture. Stink bugs are as prevalent as the summer crops they feed upon. You’ve probably noticed these nasty little guys in your yard, but as fall draws near and the temperature drops, they’ll be heading indoors. Here’s how to keep stink bugs out of your home.

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Topics: pest control