How to Get Rid of Cellar Spiders

Wondering how to get rid of cellar spiders? If a cellar spider infestation is suspected, contact a licensed pest control professional for assistance. Spider control is a multi-step process that includes inspection of the home or building, accurate identification, prevention, sanitation and... more
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Happy Thanksgiving

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Home Termite Damage

Termites can create significant damage to a home. They can chew through a foundation causing a collapse, eat through plastic plumbing or damage swimming pool liners. If termites are a common problem in your area, or you have had them before, it is a good idea to have an exterminator inspect your... more
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Eliminate Conditions That Attract Rodents

During rodent-related service calls and inspections, environmental health practitioners should advise residents and business owners to eliminate conditions that may attract and support rodent presence. Preventive actions include sealing up access into homes and businesses, removing debris and heavy... more
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Stink Bugs Hanging Around

Brown marmorated stink bugs will not cause structural damage or reproduce in homes. They do not bite people or pets. Although they are not known to transmit disease or cause physical harm, the insect produces a pungent, malodorous chemical and when handling the bug, the odor is transferred... more
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Termite Evidence

If you are looking for evidence of termites, watch out for “mud tubes”, cracked or bubbling paint (which could also be a sign of water damage), or wood that sounds hollow when you knock on it. For the actual termites be on the lookout for discarded wings on window sills and at door entries.... more
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An Easy Way to Spot Cockroaches

Assuming you haven’t already spotted a sucker skittering around, cockroach feces are relatively easy to spot. Look for small, dark, “pepper-like” bits (as some exterminators describe it) on counter tops or in drawers. The nocturnal bugs seek out dark, wet places to hide and breed, so be sure... more
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Rodents Search for New Sources of Food

Jurisdictions have closed or limited service at restaurants and other commercial establishments to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Rodents rely on the food and waste generated by these establishments. Community-wide closures have led to a decrease in food available to rodents, especially in... more
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Termite Infestations and Feeding

Subterranean termites invade homes from the soil around and beneath the structure. Infestations occur when subterranean termite workers locate structural wood in contact with soil or when termites build shelter tubes from the soil across foundation walls and into structural wood. Subterranean... more
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Walls are a great hiding place for mice

Mice are excellent climbers and explorers.  Finding their way through the bones of houses like through mazes in a laboratory.  It is part of their nature to explore while searching for food, creating nests and communities inside our houses.   Mice can easily climb inside walls and get into... more
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