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The Ants are Coming!

Are ants coming into your home now that it is warming up outside? You see one, kill it and only to return a few minutes later and there are two more.

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You Will Be Surprised What Termites Can Do

The sun is finally out and you want to get outside every minute you can. While you’re trying to get outside, Termites are trying to do everything they can to get into your house.

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Cockroaches May Help Explain Asthma Outbreaks

A new study by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health that finds that higher exposure to cockroach dust may explain why some New York City children have asthma while others, who grow up just blocks away, do not.

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Killer Hornets in China

Chinese officials are fighting back against giant hornets which have killed 42 people and left 1,600 injured. In China’s northern Shaanxi province, whole cities have been terrorized by the world’s largest hornet.

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Earwigs – Summer Pests

The primary risk resulting from an earwig bite is a risk of infection. Carefully wash and disinfect the site of your earwig bite. If your earwig bite was administered by a male earwig one of the curved forceps may have broken off underneath your skin (especially if you stepped on it) so be sure to examine the site of the wound for any foreign material.

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It’s Your Yard. Defend It. Against Mosquitoes And Ticks.

A1 Exterminators is now offering an Organic Mosquito and Tick Program.
“You can expect up to a 70-90% reduction in mosquito and tick populations around your home…. less pests and less risks of diseases”

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Worlds Longest Insect

The latest insect discovery in China is an intense one. This bug that resembles a stick is 24.6 inches long. That’s two feet!!

The scientist who found this insect has been trying to discover it for 6 years, and he finally found one. Out of the worlds known 807,627 insect species, the “Phryganistria Chinensis Zhao” breaks the record for longest…

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The Taj Mahal Needs A Good Exterminator

Recently in the news it has been reported that due to the heavy jahmahalpollution in the Yamuna River that flows around the Taj Mahal in India, there are large numbers of insects that are breeding on the land of the Taj Mahal and leaving droppings all over the place.

Due…

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Prevent Pests with Our Pest Prevention Plan

Any home can have pests.  Insects like termites, ants, bedbugs, hornets, and fleas; and rodents like mice and rats; as well as other pests can be a pest_prevention_image2problem even in the finest of homes, NO matter how clean or new your home is. Uninvited pests…

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Bug Tip Tuesday – Mosquito Repellent

You probably know that lavender is a gorgeous purple flowering plant with a soothing, calming scent. Did you know that it is also a natural mosquito repellent? Grow it indoors near a sunny window, or outside in your garden or flower bed to keep the bugs away. While you’re at it, you could make a delicious herbal tea, or…

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Yellow Jacket Season

Yellow jackets, or hornets, are the slim yellow and black striped bees that are a type of wasp and can sting repeatedly.

They can build homes, which are usually not completely visible, a couple inches inside a structure. The yellow jackets will be visible going in and out, and may be Wasp Yellow...
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What To Do If Your Child Gets A Tick Bite

If you’re a parent with active kids, one of them will most likely get a tick bite at some point. The good news is that most of them are harmless, but it’s a good idea to you’re your pediatrician and get it checked out. index

If the tick is still attached to…

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