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5 Odd Ways To Catch Rodent Invaders

Did you know that a rat has a ‘home range’ of between 50 and 150 feet of its nest? Mice, on the other hand, typically live within 10-30 feet from their nest. Rodents are a big problem for many people living in homes all across the world. The question is, how do you get rid […]

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It’s Time To Talk About The Terrors Of Termites

Did you know that data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that residents of the U.S. spend at least $1 billion on termite repairs and control every year? This is a conservative report, as some experts estimate a total closer to $2 billion. A termite infestation, then, is no joke. But how can you tell if […]

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Termite Problems Turn Tragic If You Don’t Do 1 Simple Thing

Pest control in the United States is no joke. In fact, by 2016 it was predicted that pest control services would generate a revenue of $12.29 billion dollars. Much of this revenue comes from termite infestations. So many southern homes, in both humid and dry climates, fall victim to termites every year. In fact, 600,000 […]

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What Can A Termite Really Do To My Home?

With winter on the way, termites are highly active here in Arizona. This can be frustrating what with the holiday season approaching and the promise of relatives coming to visit. The last thing homeowners want to be thinking about is a possible infestation and termite control. However, it’s best to be prepared and on your […]

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Common Misconceptions About Termites That Could Put Your Home At Risk

Termites are one of the most annoying insects on the face of the planet, and these winged pests damage approximately 600,000 homes in the U.S. every year. While these nuisance insects do play an important role in the ecosystem, they’re not like bees, as bee removal specialists encourage you to remove bees without killing them. […]

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How To Detect And Get Rid Of The Termites In Your Home

Termites are one of the most problematic pests in the United States. In a single year, termites cost property owners across the country a grand total of $1 billion to $2 billion, on average, in property damage. Therefore, if you’re worried about possible termite infestation, you’re not alone. One of the key challenges of knowing […]

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What Can I Do To Control A Bee Infestation In My House?

In any given year, the United States spends up to $9 billion in total controlling fleas alone. Of course, that’s just one common household pest. While pest control services are often called on to take care of these terrorizing, tiny creatures, we often don’t think of the dangers of a bee infestation inside our home. We know […]

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How To Detect Termites Before Your Home Is Infested

Like bed bugs, termites are often able to infect your home easily. They’re often difficult to detect before they become a full infestation and you need to call professional termite control. Did you know a termite can enter your home through a space as small as 1/32nd of an inch? You do now. But how […]

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Why You Have Bed Bugs And Why They Won’t Leave

hen your home becomes infested with bed bugs, it isn’t because you did anything wrong. These tiny vampires really are out to get you. It isn’t bad luck, and it doesn’t mean your home is dirty. Bed bugs naturally feed on human blood, which is why they’re attracted to our body heat and breath. Still, […]

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Don’t DIY: Leave Bee Control To The Professionals

Why You Should Leave Bee Control To The Professionals American pest control services were projected to reach a revenue of up to 12.29 billion dollars by 2016. This is because in an age of DIY projects pest control is something you absolutely want to leave up to the professionals. Getting rid of pests such as […]

5 Big Signs You May Have Drywood Termites

5 big signs you may have termites. As their name suggests, drywood termites primarily live in conditions where they find dry wood. They can be found in home foundations , door and window frames and can go undetected by the residents of the home for ages. They frantically feed on any piece of wood found […]

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Termites Can Damage Your City Home, But You Can Keep Them Out

While pests like termites and fleas may typically lurk in high grasses or moist environments, homeowners often forget that termites are capable of invading any home. Even homeowners in dry or urban settings need to be cautious. This is particularly true in Arizona where the state’s termites live and breathe for the hot, dry weather […]

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Why You’re Not Getting Rid Of Those Pesky Fleas

Every year, Americans spend approximately $9 billion on flea control. Partly, this is because fleas are like the common cold: incredibly annoying and seemingly impossible to avoid. However, the amount of money Americans spend on flea control is also partly because of the common mistakes that are made when attempting to get rid of them. […]

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Hornets, Wasps, and Bees, Oh My! How to Tell the Difference

It’s easy to hear buzzing and automatically reach for the phone and seek out pest control services. But before you exterminate some potentially harmless honeybees, it’s important that you’re able to tell the difference between the dangerous buzzers and the friendly ones. When we say dangerous buzzers, we mean hornets and wasps. To many people, […]

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Bed Bugs 101: What They Are And How To Get Rid Of Them

Bug infestations can be an incredibly irritating and uncomfortable experience that makes your skin crawl. While many bug prevention systems exist, there’s always a chance that some pest is going to make its way past your home’s defenses. This is particularly true during the summer when doors and windows are more likely to remain open. […]

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Common Bug Infestations And How To Prevent Them

Summer is often a time of fun in the sun with trips to the beach, camping, and routine visits to the dog park. However, for homeowners, summer is also the time of potential bug infestation as insects look to colonize and reproduce with renewed life. Keeping bugs out of your home may seem impossible during […]

Bees

Wasp, Hornets, and Yellow Jackets, Oh My-FAQs About Bee Removal

If you own a home, chances are good that you’ll encounter some kind of pest problem in the future. After all, pest control service revenues in the U.S. were projected to reach $12.29 billion last year. Of all the pests that might invade your home, bees are the scariest for many people. Not only can […]

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Four Tricks to Keep Your Kitchen Ant-Free

The summer months can mean great fun, but they can also mean great responsibility. We are, of course, talking about bugs. Bugs and pests are the villains of summer, ruining our backyard events by buzzing around our ears and leaving bites on our arms. Termites alone are responsible for $1-2 billion dollars of property damage […]

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Homeowners Beware of ‘Pretty’ Termites!

Pest control services are essential for homeowners who are at risk of infestations and structural damage. Especially during termite season, these pests can cause such significant damage that you’d end up spending a lot of money on repair costs. That’s why it’s so important to work with termite control services before any serious damage has […]

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The Summer Battle Against Fleas and Ticks Begin

Many news stations, including Fox, warn that the mild winter across the region heightens risks from ticks. Kat McIntyre, of the FMA Animal Hospital, said the mild winter helped contribute to a 200% increase in the tick population. She also said, that over the last three years, the tick population has grown by 500%. Ticks […]

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