Precautions to help prevent mosquito bites? | Bug Tip Tuesday

There are a number of precautions that people can take to protect their home and family from mosquitoes. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recommends the following tips:   Eliminate or reduce mosquito-breeding sites around the home. This includes birdbaths,... more
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Spider Nuisances

When scared or provoked, spiders can bite, which usually leaves a mildly painful or itchy reaction? Most spiders found in Bourne, MA are less harmful than they are creepy. Spiders that are dangerous or poisonous in North America tend to live in only southern regions of the United States and... more
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These brightly colored wasps – Yellow Jackets

Yellow Jackets are one of the most troublesome insects known to man. These brightly colored wasps possess a fiery sting and bite seemingly out of proportion to their size. Aggressive: yellow jackets are more aggressive than other stinging insects such as wasps, hornets, mud daubers or... more
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How much do you REALLY know about ticks and ways to prevent them?

Ticks carry disease, but they won’t kill you. True or False? False. Ticks can kill you, but only if you do not treat a bite effectively. Small ticks, such as deer ticks, often can go unnoticed. However, these ticks carry diseases, most commonly Lyme disease. Early symptoms of a bite may include... more
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10 Pest Control Tips to Keep Pests Away This Summer | Bug Tip Tuesday

Nothing ruins a picnic like a line of ants. Nothing ruins a barbecue like a swarm of mosquitoes. And nothing ruins a morning like spotting a spider, cockroach, or mouse somewhere in your house. Keep bugs and critters away from your home and yard this summer with these 10 best pest control... more
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Effective Pest Control

The Essentials for Food Processing Plants and Warehouses Today’s food plant pest control programs should be effective, fully documented and automated. To be effective, they must strictly follow a number of guidelines. These guidelines are being updated by an advisory council to the National Pest... more
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Why mosquitoes are considered a dangerous pest?

Mosquitoes are vectors of numerous diseases and are often described as one of the deadliest animals on earth. Some of the most common and well-known diseases transmitted by mosquitoes include Zika, West Nile virus, malaria, dengue and equine encephalitis (EEE). According to the World Health... more
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Clover Mites

Clover mites are plant feeders that occasionally invade homes. These mites do not attack people, and although vast numbers of them can enter homes, they will not reproduce under indoor conditions and will perish shortly of their own accord. Since the 1940’s, the mite has become more common as a... more
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How To Get Rid Of The Eastern Gray Squirrel In Your Walls | Bug Tip Tuesday

If you hear squirrels in your walls, this is particularly annoying and also quite disconcerting. You may always wonder when the squirrels are going to try to gnaw their way into your bedroom or the extent of the damage they may be doing. They need to be removed from your walls, pronto! This... more
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Bedbugs making a comeback

The resurgence of bed bugs since the late 1990s has resulted in much anxiety for the general public as well as significant concern in the pest management industry about successful control. The control and elimination of this pest can be very difficult, invasive and expensive due to a number of... more
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