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Jun
27
2015

California’s Drought drives ants inside more homes seeking water

California’s Drought is driving ants inside more homes this year than ever   If you think you’ve seen more ants in your kitchen than usual this summer, you may not be imagining things. One of the lesser consequences of the drought is ants invading our homes. Argentine ants are very common in Southern California, and they don’t […]

Mar
3
2015

Tips to Nix Cockroach hot spots!

Cleaning Tips to Nix Cockroaches NPMA Staff Monday, February 23, 2015   The National Pest Management Association offers key methods for cockroach prevention   FAIRFAX Va. – There are few sights more jarring than a cockroach scuttling across the floor of your own home. These hardy pests aren’t just creepy — the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) […]

Jan
29
2015

How to prevent Bed Bugs from entering your home.

Preventing Bed Bugs From Entering your Home 1 Be wary of acquiring secondhand beds, bedding, and furniture. At a minimum, such items should be examined closely before being brought into the home. 2 Examine beds and headboards for signs of bed bugs when traveling. 3 Elevate your luggage off the floor. 4 Be vigilant. Warehouses, storage facilities, […]

Jan
29
2015

How to detect bed bugs in your home

How to detect bed bugs are in your home Bed bugs were once a common public health pest worldwide, declining in incidence through the mid 20th century. However, bed bugs have undergone a dramatic, worldwide resurgence since they have now evolved resistance to common insecticides. Bed bugs are one of the great travelers of the world […]

Jan
2
2015

8 Tips on how to Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

8 Tips on how to Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home 1 Seal up your home. Patch up cracks and holes leading from the outside in to prevent spiders from finding their way indoors.[1] Use caulk to fill in large gaps of space in closed doors and windows. Also apply caulk around wires, cables, faucets, and electrical […]

Sep
19
2014

7 Tips to keep flies out of your home or business

Did you know that house flies are capable of transmitting over 60 different diseases like dysentery, typhoid, cholera and gastroenteritis? And that their feet pick up bacteria from feces and garbage which is then transferred to other surfaces it sits on? If that thought made you feel sick, can you imagine a group of them enjoying your food […]

Sep
18
2014

The end of Summer is near. But what about the bugs?

The End of summer is near. What about the bugs?  This summer has been a hot one with temperatures reaching double digits many days.   One trend we’ve seen is that the ants have been out and about, spiders seem to be at their peak here in September, flies are out of control, and many […]

Sep
18
2014

10 Easy Tips to Keep Mice and Rodents Out of your home or business

10 Easy Tips to Keep Mice and Rodents out of your home or business   Almost all homeowners know the feeling of unease that accompanies finding mice or rodents in your home.  Whether in the kitchen, attic, basement or dining room – a rodent sighting can incite surprise and fear in even the most composed homeowner. Unfortunately, these common […]

Sep
17
2014

Keeping Pests Out of Your Home: 10 tips from the pros!

Keeping Pests Out Of Your Home: 10 Pest Control Tips From Professional Pest Management We’re not talking about your noisy neighbor or your annoying uncle Fred.  These are tips to keep those pesky pests and insects out of your home.  You know all the pests you love to hate like roaches, ants, spiders, crickets, scorpions and […]

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