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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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Do You Have Termites?

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Say you’re walking your dog in your neighborhood and come across a house that looks more like a circus tent. What are your next thoughts? I’m glad that’s not me! Wait, does my house have termites? Does it? In Southern California, there are two types of termites we deal with primarily, drywood and subterraneans…. Read More »

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Are Pests Triggering Allergy & Asthma Symptoms in Your Household?

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This time of year, it’s common to suffer from sniffles and watery eyes caused by allergies to pollen or other irritants that are a hallmark of the blossoming of spring. But if your symptoms remain long after spring irritants are gone, you could be suffering from chronic allergies triggered by common household pests. Pests.org,… Read More »

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What’s Mother-Approved Pest Control?

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Sue Fries is the mother behind Ecola Termite & Pest Control. Known as “the termite lady,” she started Ecola 38 years ago, motivated by her struggle to care for her son with chronic asthma. Determined to find her place in the male-dominated field of pest control, she sought an alternative way to eliminate infestations… 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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How Proactive Pest Control Drives Home Value

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Every homeowner enjoys the perks that homeownership provides, and performing regular maintenance on that home is key to ensuring it remains a personal and financial asset to you and your family. With ongoing foresight and diligence, not only will your home remain a sanctuary for you and your family, but it will also increase… Read More »

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Tick Diseases Rising Steadily, Warns CDC

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                                       Spending time outdoors should be an experience that increases our health and well-being. But it’s not as carefree and rejuvenating as we’d like so long as we have to share our habitat with ticks. Ticks… Read More »

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Survey Reveals Which Bugs Concern US Residents the Most in Summer

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Summer is the busiest time of the year for pests because many bugs such as mosquitos, bees, flies, ticks, fleas, and more thrive in the hot weather. Unfortunately, it’s particularly worrisome to many because it’s also the time of year when we and our families want to spend time outdoors enjoying the beautiful weather…. Read More »

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