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Carpenter bees

Spring and summer are such wonderful times to enjoy the outdoors, especially if you have been working hard to nurture your lawn and garden.  Nothing can ruin that feeling more than finding unwanted pests damaging your lawn, garden or worse, your home.  This weeks blog we will be discussing one such pest – the carpenter…

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Ticks – Part II Prevention

Tick, Tick, Tick. . . . it’s that time of year.  While this beautiful season has many positive aspects, it is also a time of worry.  Worry about tick-borne diseases, that is. No one likes to think about ticks that could catch a ride on clothing or,  worse yet, attach to the skin.  Instead of…

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Ticks Part I – The Dangers

Just thinking about ticks makes me itchy.  This time of year, when everything is coming back to life and being outside is finally a viable option, it is hard not to get paranoid about ticks.  The bad news for people living in in the northeast is, if you think you are safe from ticks because…

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Mosquito Part II – Prevention in Your Yard

Nothing ruins an outdoor party or barbeque like the annoyance of getting bitten by mosquitoes.  These little buggers aren’t just a nuisance, they can also carry many diseases that are dangerous to humans.  Pro-Tech Lawn Care can help protect your yard and family with monthly treatments through the active season or provide an event specific…

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Mosquitoes Part I – The Dangers

At one time or another in our lives we have all been harassed by a mosquito while trying to enjoy the great outdoors.  There really is nothing more annoying than the buzz of the mosquito in your ear or worse feeling it land and try to bite you.  Mosquito bites can be more than just…

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Plant and Tree Disease – Leaf Spot

For those of us who love to nurture and maintain our gardens and trees, it is difficult to watch diseases take over some of our most cherished plants.  Leaf Spot disease is an extremely common disorder found on the foliage of plants, shade trees and ornamentals.  The term leaf spot is used to describe a…

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House Flies

Is there anything more annoying than a fly or a family of flies that have  taken up residence in your home?  Not only are these little pests annoying, disease-spreaders, but they are hard to completely get rid of them with your typical fly swatter thus making their eradication difficult without help. Unfortunately, there are thousands…

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Identifying Ants vs Termites

Ants are a common problem in our region.  Unfortunately, so are termites.  The two are often misidentified and confused by homeowners.  Treatment for each type of pest varies greatly so correctly identifying the differences between the two is critical to determining what type of damage there may be as well as eliminating the problem. Carpenter…

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Damage of Carpenter Ants

Most people don’t think about ants until they spot one, then two, then a mob of the little black pests marching through their kitchen or bathroom.  You are not alone in your ant problem.  According to a recent entomology study from the University of Minnesota ants are ranked among top pest problems around the nation….

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Preventing Ant Invasions

Do you find that every spring you seem to find ants around your home?  These little invaders are unwelcome harbingers of spring – marching around your kitchen and bathroom like they own the place.  A recent survey of pest professionals across the country, conducted by the National Pest Management Association, found kitchens (96%) and bathrooms…

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