December 2016

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Mosquito-borne Illness, Know Your Threat

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28/12/2016

Mosquito-born illnesses have been in the news over the past several years. Viruses that most of us had never heard of, like Zika and West Nile, have become well-known. What is the threat?

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Favorite Pest News of 2016

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21/12/2016
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If pizza rats roaming the New York City subway lines and roach gifts for a vengeful ex were some of your favorite headlines from 2015, you’re in the right place. If you missed out on those stories, don’t fret. We’ve got you covered on last year’s blog. This year, we’re covering everything from tropical bed bug invasions to scientists creating a disgusting human flavor. So, grab your repellent and don’t scratch the itch because have we got some pest doozies for you! read more →

When Ladybugs Invade

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14/12/2016
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Admit it. At some point you or your friend or your cousin or your daughter dressed up as a ladybug for Halloween. It’s an easy, last minute costume, when you’ve let time get away from you. Paint some black dots on some red fabric and stick on some bug antennae. Vualah!

However, while you expect little human ladybugs to be knocking on your door come Halloween, you don’t really anticipate a swarm of the real deal come wintertime. read more →

How to Keep Wild Animals in the Wild

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07/12/2016
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The tree is decorated and the stockings are hung with care. The vegetable stew is simmering on the stove and the fire is roaring in the fireplace. Your home is a picturesque scene of coziness and warmth. On your drive home from work or picking up the kids, all you can think about is that you just can’t wait to get home.

Unfortunately, the pests stationed around your home are thinking the exact same thing! They’re just waiting for the opportune time to sneak in and plant the flag in their new territory. Vegetable stew for all!

Thankfully, no matter how inviting the inside of your home is, we have the tips to make the perimeters pest-repelling!

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