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America’s Most Wanted: Garden Killers

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20/08/2018
America’s Most Wanted: Garden Killers | Command Pest Control

Whether they were caught red-handed or you only know they’re there because of the damage caused to your plants, we have an entomological crime on our hands. We’ve rounded up the usual garden-gutters, but can you solve the case as to which one’s responsible for your flower bed’s failure?

 

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Pest-Free Treatments Should Also Be Pet Friendly

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20/07/2018
Pest-Free Treatments Should Also Be Pet Friendly | Command Pest Control

For many of us, pest control treatment means the assurance that our families, including those four-legged family members, are kept safe and healthy. But what can you do to make sure that the bug-killing chemicals applied to your yard sends pests packing– and not pets? You follow these simple steps.

 

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5 Easy Ways to Keep Bugs from Your BBQ

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19/06/2018
5 Easy Ways to Keep Bugs from Your BBQ | Command Pest Control

Nothing says “summer” quite like a sunny afternoon, a hot grill and a backyard BBQ with close friends. Those ants, flies and mosquitoes though? They weren’t invited. Follow our top 5 pieces of advice to keep them away, so you can enjoy your burger with a side of fries– not flies.

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House Hunters: Pest Control Edition

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21/05/2018
House Hunters: Pest Control Edition | Command Pest Control

Last month we talked about things that we wished homeowners knew about pest control… but what about the step that comes before homeownership? That’s right, house hunters, we have the red flags that you need to be on the lookout for when shopping for your potential home. And just to be certain, we’ve ranked them on a sliding scale from 1 (cause for concern) to 5 (call us immediately). After all, creepy, crawly past residents aren’t the kind of house warming presents you’d like to receive.

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5 Things Homeowners Should Know About Pest Control

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24/04/2018
5 Things Homeowners Should Know About Pest Control | Command Pest

We don’t mean to scare you (actually we do), but your family isn’t the only one living in your home. That’s right, folks. Whether you see them or not, your home is a target to creepy, crawly, cringe-inducing critters. If they aren’t paying rent, it’s time to send them packing. To find out how, take a look at the five things that every homeowner should know about pest control.

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Top 5 Insects You Hope to Never Encounter

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19/03/2018
Top 5 Insects You Hope to Never Encounter

From damage-causing termites, to disease-carrying rodents and everything in between, our Command Pest Control technicians encounter a lot of different types of pests each day. The worst kind, though? The stinging ones. More specifically– the clinch-your-fists, no-shame-in-crying, scream-like-a-girl stinging ones. We like to categorize these as simply “insects we hope to never encounter.” Take a look.

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Bugs: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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22/02/2018
Bugs: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

As pest control specialists, you might expect us to refer to all pests as “bad bugs.” Although we appreciate a good alliteration, that statement is simply untrue. Instead, bugs tend to differentiate themselves into different categories– the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Bug Blitz: Pests That Invade Your Home

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24/01/2018
Bug Blitz: Pests That Invade Your Home

“That time” of winter has finally hit. The time when the temperature shifts from biting cold to full-scale gnawing cold, and all Arkansas natives retreat to the comfort of their homes to pile on blankets, light the fireplace and cheer on their favorite AFC or NFC teams in the Super Bowl. What if we told you though, that humans aren’t the only ones trying to find a cozy home to watch the big game in? That’s right– pests are looking for winter homes too! Learn about who your team’s opponent is and how to keep your home off their roster.

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What’s Really Under Your Tree

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19/12/2017
What’s Really Under Your Tree

‘Tis the season for fa-la-la-la-la-ing, jingling bells and rocking around the Christmas tree. Don’t let the excitement of the season distract you though. There could be up to 25,000 creepy crawlies on a single tree you bring into your home. Be on the lookout for these top 5 pests that may have stowed away on your holiday decorations.

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Command’s Pest Profile: Cluster Fly

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21/11/2017
Command's Pest Profile: Cluster Fly

At Command Pest Control we pride ourselves on being able to send pests packing. In order to do that though, we have to be able to identify which pests have claimed your home as their own. This month, meet one of the least harmful, yet most annoying, pests that might visit you this fall– the cluster fly.

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