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Experts Report: Invasive Pests Are Spreading In The U.S.

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Did you know that a new pest is introduced into California every 60 days, on average? This may not seem like a significant number because most people don’t understand the impact that invasive species have on our lives. What Are Invasive Species? Before we can begin to care about invasive species, we need to… Read More »

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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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Poll Shows Two-Thirds of Americans Would Forfeit a Month’s Pay to Not Deal With Bugs

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Do you despise bugs enough to give up a month’s pay to not deal with them? Apparently, two in three Americans would, according to a survey conducted by OnePoll. Scientists are not certain where or when our negative feelings for bugs originated. Science Direct believes the cause is ongoing urbanization because people display stronger… Read More »

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Pest Invasions Affect 8 in 10 Homeowners in 2021

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Unfortunately, pests have many of the same basic needs as we do: shelter, food, and water. So, when the weather begins to change and their food sources disappear, our houses look just as good to pests as they do to us. In addition, as their native habitats become more populated, pests such as ants,… 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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Pests That Target Your Bathroom

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For many people, a bathroom is a place of refuge, a spa where one can relax and shrug off the day. When nasty bugs interrupt that ‘you’ time, it’s time to take action. Not only is it horrifying to find pests in your bathroom, but the fright could cause you to slip and hurt… Read More »

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8 Signs You Have a Rodent Infestation

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As the weather begins to cool down, families everywhere look forward to getting cozy at home. Unfortunately, rodents have the exact same thing in mind. In fact, a survey conducted by the National Pest Management Association revealed that rodents are the most common winter pest and that 45 percent of rodent infestations occur in… Read More »

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How To Thwart Pests Hitching A Ride On Your Holiday Décor

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Decorating the house for the holiday season is a favorite activity for most families. There’s so much joy in unpacking the boxes of treasures that have lain hidden in the basement or attic for the past ten months. And, bringing home the Christmas tree is a family favorite. Don’t let your holiday cheer get… Read More »

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Preventing Pests From Pestering Your Holiday

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Summer is over. As temperatures drop, most of us want to cozy up indoors with a hot bowl of soup and a heartwarming movie. Well, it’s not so different for pests, so don’t be surprised to see ants, rodents, spiders, and more trying to join you in your cold-weather nesting instincts. As the season… Read More »

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