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Carpenter Ant Prevention | Bug Tip Tuesday

Replace moisture-damaged wood. Prevent moisture from wood or lumber that is stored in a garage or near the house by elevating it to allow air circulation. Store firewood as far away from buildings as possible. Remove tree and shrub stumps and roots. Trim branches that overhang the... more
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Silverfish in Homes

Silverfish are common insects that may infest and feed on items in the home (especially paper items). They are commonly spotted in bathrooms where they enjoy the moist environment; they especially enjoy any room if there is mold or mildew to eat. They don't directly harm humans, however, these bugs... more
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Keeping Your Belonging Safe From Pests During Storage

Before sending your items to a storage unit, take a few moments to ensure your items will return just as they went in.  Taking a few precautions for the items that are worth storing can ensure your piece of mind.  Here are a few tips on what to check before putting your items in a storage unit. ... more
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Pest Control Quick Tips

Here are some quick and easy bug and pest control tips to follow to help keep your home pest free! Seal and caulk cracks around windows, doors, siding, chimneys, and other small openings to prevent stink bugs and other uninvited guests from getting into your home. Store firewood at least 20... more
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Carpenter Ants Can Damage Your Home

Carpenter Ants Are Damaging to Your Home Carpenter Ants do not spread any diseases to humans, but they can be very damaging to the structure of your home. Carpenter ants tunnel through wood and in large numbers can cause major damage to your home. They cause billions of dollars of damage each... more
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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 problem even in the finest of homes, NO matter how clean or new your home is. Uninvited pests are always ready to move in and become a major problem if not controlled. Contact... more
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Clean out the Pantry Pests

It’s time to clean out your pantry! We have some simple tips on how to best organize your food storage area – and prevent unwanted house guests in the form of pantry pests. Some of the most common pests we see invading our pantries and cabinets are those that are identified as pantry pests,... more
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Defend Your Home Against an Overlooked Threat

Like so many other things in life, winter means different things to different people. I've often noticed that one's opinion of the cold season depends on his or her age. As a child, you might eagerly embrace the winter for its promise of sledding, snowball fights, and unexpected school... more
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Which Rodents can Invade Your Home

Rodents are some of the most common winter pests. Learn which ones can invade your home and take preventative measures. Deer Mice The deer mouse is found in rural areas and rarely invades residential homes. Deer mice are of medical concern because they are common carriers of Hantavirus. House... more
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Don’t Let Rodents In Your Home

From wires to cardboard, rodents love to chew it all, but you don’t have to let them! Learn how to stop these critters. Read more about keeping rodents out of your home on our website... more
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