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Protecting Profits With Commercial Pest Control

By Ecola Termite and Pest Control |

If you own or manage a business, maintaining high standards in operations, products, and services is always a top priority. Whether you’re running a retail store, restaurant, warehouse, apartment building, or hotel chain, a commercial pest control problem can negatively affect all three areas, creating issues that cost businesses dearly. An infestation has a… Read More »

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5 Ways Pests Devalue Your Home or Commercial Property

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Whether you’re in the process of selling your property or simply a property owner dedicated to upkeep, pest control is key to maintaining your property’s value and habitability. Because the value of your home is based on many factors, including its condition at the time of sale, pests such as rodents, termites, or roaches… Read More »

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Christmas Tree Bugs: Avoiding the Unwanted Gift Under the Tree!

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‘Tis the season to venture out in frosty weather to find your perfect Christmas tree. And for many, only a real tree will do. Going to a Christmas tree farm with the family is a favorite holiday tradition that cannot be replaced with an artificial tree coming down from the attic. The wonderful smell… Read More »

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Where Do Pests Go in Winter, and How Do I Keep Them Out?

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Unlike spring and summer, when the world seems like it’s teeming with insect life, the cold of winter is quiet and still. The drop in temperature has a dramatic effect on pests, as they employ a handful of techniques to help them survive winter. The pests that winter over in our climate, such as… Read More »

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Rodent Activity Picks Up Nationally

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When nearly 70% of pest control companies in a national poll say that rodent activity is significantly higher than normal, it’s time to take serious note. Several publications in California have also reported similar findings in the state, with the San Diego Union-Tribune reporting that “San Diego and other urban areas in California are… Read More »

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New “Super-Termite” Species Invades Southern California

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As if homeowners didn’t have enough to worry about, now there’s a new super-termite on the rise in California. The Formosan termite is an invasive species and a subspecies of the native-to-America subterranean termite. Pestworld says they are “the most voracious, aggressive and devious of over 2,000 termite species known to science, chewing through… Read More »

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The Value of a Whole House Termite Warranty

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Ecola Termite & Pest Control  offers two types of termite treatment options, a localized treatment, which includes a one-year warranty on the areas treated, or a more comprehensive treatment, which includes a two-year full structure warranty. Typically, we recommend comprehensive treatments. That’s because the material we use stays in the wood and will continue… Read More »

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Keeping Stink Bugs Away

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Stink bugs are not only invasive because of their propensity to invade our homes in the fall, but because they are considered an invasive species to the United States. First discovered in 1996 in Pennsylvania, these insects are quickly spreading throughout the country. Native to China, Japan, and Korea, stink bugs are not a… Read More »

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How To Keep Fruit Flies out of Your House This Fall

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We’ve all experienced the vexing annoyance of fruit flies. These pests show up in droves when sipping on a glass of wine with friends or when you bring your garden’s bounty into the kitchen. You swat them away only to have them reappear in front of your face again within moments. According to U.C…. Read More »

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The Most Dangerous Bugs of Summer Call for Different Solutions

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Summer is in full swing. Time to enjoy outdoor fun with family and friends. No one wants to think about dangerous bugs and the harm they might cause. Dangerous bugs are those that pose a danger to our health and our property. Here are some of the most common culprits and how we can… Read More »

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