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Cockroach Identification Guide 

So the dreaded event happened. You saw a “thing” scurry across your bathroom floor, and you are not quite sure what it is. After an initial shriek you may want to look into what exactly it was. This is often more difficult than it sounds because once the culprit evades your scream, it probably took…

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Tick-borne Diseases on the Rise 

Comprehensive studies completed by the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization have reported that tick-borne diseases are indeed increasing. Not only have the number of cases risen but new tick-borne diseases have been identified. If this news isn’t bad enough, the geographic range of some ticks has also expanded. Let’s take a…

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Fashion Advice to Avoid Ticks 

Fashion tips for avoiding ticks? Yep, believe it or not there is a way to dress that can help you evade tick bites and subsequently tick-borne diseases like Lyme Disease. We may never grace the pages of fashion magazines or walk the runway with supermodels, but if this style of dressing saves you from the…

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Mosquitoes Ruining Your Summer? 

Forget the two men in the movie Wedding Crashers who spend their weekends attending celebrations they were not invited to, mosquitoes are by far the biggest party crashers there are. Not only did the torrents of rain the New England region received this spring help increase the mosquito population but the above average temperatures are…

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The Carpenter Bee: Bumblebee Imposters!

Personally, I love spring and summer! I love hearing the peepers at night and the birds chirping during the day. I even like the buzz of the bees. It all makes the Earth feel and look alive. There is one bee that we find intriguing because it behaves as an imposter. That bee is the…

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Mice and the Problems they Bring

Unless it’s Mickey or Minnie that you are talking about, mice are no laughing matter. They may seem small and relatively benign but they bring with them a myriad of problems. Once a homeowner recognizes that there are mice or other rodents in the home, they will want to act quickly. Here is why… Lifespan…

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Protecting Your Pantry

Ever open your pantry and been horrified when you find a bug crawling in your cereal or food items? It can be very off putting and can make your stomach roll. Even if your house is spotless, it is a good idea to read our blog today and find out more about how you can…

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Silent Chewers – Carpenter Ants

The warm weather sure can bring a lot of great things. Beach days, baseball, and fun with the family are just a few. But warm weather can also bring out pests that we would all rather forget about than deal with – carpenter ants. Carpenter ants may seem benign enough, but their chomp can pack…

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Pest-Proof Your BBQ Party

Now that we have kicked off summer with Memorial Day last month, it is time to start inviting friends and family over for weekly fire pits, BBQ meals and, of course, the occasional cocktail. There is so much to look forward to during these summer months, and outdoor entertaining is one of the big highlights….

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Ticks and Your Pets

Our pets are members of our family. They travels with us, cuddle with us, and for many of us, sleep in the same bed. They are beloved and cared for. Because of this, many pet owners take extra precautions during the summer months to avoid having a pet bitten by ticks. Read on to find…

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