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Fleas Can Be Linked To Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers from North Carolina State University tested blood samples from 296 patients for evidence of Bartonella infection.

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Acorn + Mouse = Lyme Disease?

Acorn + Mouse = Lyme Disease? Prepare for a surge in Lyme disease this year, and blame acorns & mouse populations.

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Summer Vacations, Beaches, Sleeping In And Bed Bugs?

Summer Vacations, Beaches, Sleeping In And Bed Bugs? Sharing your bed with a blood sucker can cause stress vs relaxation

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It's A Hard Decision For Families, DEET VS Lyme Disease…

It’s A Hard Decision For Families, DEET VS Lyme Disease… Both DEET and Lyme Disease have been known to cause death.

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You Can Prevent A Tick Bite And Here Are A Few Steps To Show You How

You Can Prevent A Tick Bite And Here Are A Few Steps To Show You How. Protecting tick bites = preventing lyme disease

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Bug Tip Tuesday | Marigolds for Mosquitoes

Besides being an awesome mosquito repellent plant, Marigold plants are also great at repelling various insects and, because of that, are often used in vegetable gardens around tomatoes and peppers to help reduce insects that may destroy those plants. Marigolds are also deter, rabbits and other rodents.

Marigolds do very well in sunny…

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Bug Tip Tuesday | Essential Oil Bug Spray

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the flowers are emerging from the ground. Unfortunately this weather also can cause some nuisance pests while outside enjoying the lovely spring weather.

There is nothing worse than going for a walk by the lake or a hike up into the mountains and being attacked by creepy crawly bugs. Here is…

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Spring is Swarmer Season

Understanding the Termite Life Cycle

When you think of spring, you probably envision blooming flowers and the return of warmer weather. But in the pest control industry, spring marks the beginning of peak pest season, when most insects are coming out of their winter hiding spots, mating – and in some cases – finding their way into our homes. Unfortunately,…

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Keep Carpenter Bees Away

If you have not had a problem with carpenter bees in the past, hopefully you can keep it that way by following these steps.

  1. Assess your exposed wood, look for any divots or areas that could be seen as potential nests.  Keep a special eye…
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Tips to Eliminate Indoor Allergy Triggers

The arrival of spring also means the start of sneezing, wheezing and itchy eyes for the more than 50 million people who suffer from allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Outdoor allergens like pollen and mold are much to blame during the warmer months, but indoor allergens can also cause symptoms to flare.

Dust mites, dander…

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Do You Have a Termite Problem?

Some people don’t know if they have termites. You can create a home test and put it in the location where you think you may have an infestation.  Termite Removal A1 Exterminators

Try this cardboard trap method to test your yard for termites:

  • Take a couple flat strips of cardboard, wet them, and…
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