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Steps to Reduce Pests at Outdoor Festivities this Summer

Steps to Reduce Pests at Outdoor Festivities this Summer

If your summer is filled with outdoor activities, you’re joined by 85 percent of consumers who profess their love for picnics and barbecues during the summer.  Something many forget, however, is that in addition to preparing to host neighbors and friends, you’ll need to also expect to face unexpected guests in the form of summer […]

Wet Weather Triggers Early Pest Activity in Most Regions Across the Country

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Wet Weather Triggers Early Pest Activity in Most Regions Across the Country As temperatures and precipitation levels increase, so too do pest populations. Despite this unwelcomed fact, especially in the midst of concerns around the growing COVID-19 pandemic here in the U.S., the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) remains dedicated in its mission to protect […]

Pests don’t care about COVID-19

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Cockroaches, rats, ants, bed bugs and mice do not care about our efforts to respond to COVID-19. They will continue to pursue entry, abuse resources, damage structures and goods, contaminate their environments and most important, reproduce. During this time while we are all sheltering in place and avoiding the coronavirus, there’s something that you should […]

Termites The Silent Destroyers

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Every year, termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage in the United States. Termites are known as “silent destroyers” because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring and even wallpaper undetected for years—damage that isn’t covered by most homeowners’ insurance policies. As spring approaches and the ground begins to warm across the […]

When DIY Pest Control Won’t Work

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Why Do-It-Yourself Attempts Aren’t Always Enough  When pests find their way indoors, homeowners are often inclined to try and control the problem on their own, but the truth is that most pests are better left to professionals. After all, pest professionals have the knowledge, tools and training to safely and properly eliminate pest infestations. When […]