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7 Pest-Prevention Tips for Apartment Building Dwellers & Managers

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Apartment residents and building managers are at a disadvantage when it comes to pest prevention and pest removal. The close proximity of apartment units that share not only walls and floors but also ducts and utility passages make it easy for pests to spread from one unit to another. It’s more likely than not… Read More »

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5 Everyday Habits That Lure Rats Into Your Home

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Rats excel at living among people in both rural and urban settings.  As warm-blooded mammals, their basic needs are similar to ours: food, water, and shelter. So, as temperatures begin to drop in the fall, our warm homes become attractive homes to them. Once inside, these tiny terrors contaminate our food with their urine… Read More »

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Mosquitoes: 24×7 Prevention with In2Care

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When we think of mosquitoes, we mostly think of them as tiny pests, biting as we try to enjoy a bit of backyard life. One interesting fact about the mosquito is that they like pregnant women and beer drinkers best. But, refraining from having a family or enjoying a beer on your patio is… Read More »

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These Bugs Will Eat Your Clothes

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Picture this: It’s early Monday morning and you’re reaching for your favorite, coziest sweater to wear to work only to find that it’s riddled with tiny holes. If your first assumption is that closet moths are to blame, you could be right. You could also be wrong. In addition to moths, termites, and carpet… Read More »

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How Social Distancing Behaviors Can Attract Pests

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The pandemic has brought about many changes to our routines over the past year. As we social distance, pests like ants, rodents, roaches, and more have figured out that our change is to their benefit. Many people are working or studying from home. This significant uptick in the time spent at home is translating… Read More »

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Keep Your Clean! 15 Spring Cleaning Steps to Keep Pests Away

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Spring is on the horizon. Before we know it, our clocks will be set forward for the year and daylight will last noticeably longer. Just as we will be reawakening for spring, so will unwanted pests. Spring is a time when bugs and rodents emerge from the frost to forage for food and raise… Read More »

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Are Kissing Bugs Making Your Family Sick?

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Despite the romantic name, kissing bugs are creatures straight out of a horror movie. Found in warmer climates, they are called kissing bugs because they bite humans and other mammals in their sleep, most often around the mouth. Kissing bugs look similar to stink bugs but with distinct red, orange, or yellow stripes of… Read More »

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12 Days of Pest-less: DIY Prevention for a Pest-Free Holiday Season

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Many of us consider the holiday season the most wonderful time of the year. Cookies baking in the oven, stockings hanging, and decorations around the tree lift our holiday spirits. Now is not when you want to discover pests trying to squeeze in on your holiday cheer. Termites And Spiders And Ants, Oh My!… Read More »

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