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What Is Integrated Pest Management?

If you have insects in your home or business, don't just pick up a spray can of insecticide to deal with the problem. Although some insects spread disease, cause property damage or sting people and pets, other insects are beneficial to the environment. Many are harmless and become pests only when...
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3 Signs of a Roach Infestation

CockroachHumans have been disgusted by cockroaches for centuries. In Ancient Egypt, spells were used to ask for divine help to banish them, and writings dating to the height of the Roman Empire comment on the feeling of revulsion triggered by roaches. Today, entomologists estimate that more humans fear cockroaches than any...
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Why DIY Pest Control Is a Bad Idea

Pest control servicemanIf pests have invaded your home and you want to get rid of them as soon as possible, you are likely planning to use several do-it-yourself solutions so that you can save money, which is understandable. Pest infestations can catch people off guard, and not everyone wants to contact a pest...
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5 Surprising Places You Can Encounter Bed Bugs

In the last few years, property owners and pest experts have noted the rise in bed bug infestations in residential and commercial sites. According to pest management professionals, the rapid spread of bed bug infestations could be partly due to people traveling and moving more than they did previously. These bugs...
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How to Safely Travel During the Winter

6402557 sIf you would like to travel safely during the harsh months of winter, you are likely looking for ways to stay on the road. Inability to plan for snow and ice can create a lot of problems and put you in danger, and you don't want to fall into that trap....
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Interesting Facts About Gophers

gopherGophers are small, furry rodents with an average life of one to three years. They live predominantly in the United States, mostly in the Midwest and West. However, a few species can be found in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. There are several facts that you might not know about these interesting...
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Top 3 Things That Attract Ants to Your Home

ant controlIt seems like nothing can keep an ant away from your home. No matter if it's a heavy rainfall or a drought, these insects weather any storm and survive the worst conditions. You could buy an ant repellent at a local store and spray it over an ant mound, and they...
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