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Bat Facts

Finding out that there are bats in your house can be alarming!  Due to scary movies and a lack of education, bats have gotten quite a bad reputation over the years.  Concerns such as the spread of rabies or blood sucking bat varieties may make you run in terror at even the thought of a…

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What Happens to Insects over the Winter?

Have you ever wondered where all those pesky insects go during the winter months?  Do they hibernate like the bears, rabbits and groundhogs?  Do they fly south for the winter like the geese and ducks?  What exactly happens to the mosquitoes, beetles, ants, termites and the numerous other bugs that we so fervently avoid through…

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The Problem with Cockroaches

Just the word cockroaches makes most people cringe.  Cockroaches are ranked as one of the top pests that invade homes as well as have the distinction of being one of the most despised bugs due to their appearance, smell and overall stigma.  Managing and controlling an infestation of cockroaches in your home is not just…

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Winter Moth Invasions?

It sounds like the title of a bad science fiction movie, but, alas, the winter moth invasion is a reality for homeowners of the East Coast of New England and the Islands.  From late November through mid January the winter moths start coming out in droves.  They dive bomb your car headlights, cling to the…

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Eliminating Bed Bugs

Did you just come back from a restful vacation or a lucrative business trip and found that you, unfortunately brought home more than you bargained for – an unwanted souvenir- the dreaded BED BUG? Don’t panic.  While these bugs can be a major hassle, there are several successful methods for eradicating bed bugs.  Let’s look…

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Tips to Keep Pests Out of Your Home

No one likes to find pests or rodents finding their way into their beautiful homes.  It can make you feel uneasy even in the haven of your own property.  It is no wonder then, that many people go right to the hardware store to stock up on sprays and traps to rid themselves of the…

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The Problem with Squirrels

Squirrels may look fairly innocent with those big, furry tails and cheeks bursting full of nuts, but don’t be fooled by these critters.  Not only are squirrels known hoarders, they can also be squatters in your warm and cozy home.  This is no laughing matter.  A squirrel in your home can be a danger to…

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Why Year Round Pest Control is Best

Life can be painfully expensive.  Bills like the mortgage, car payments, utility bills and all those credit card statements weigh us down.  Most of us are searching for a way to cut back and save some money.  Carpooling to conserve on gas, lowering the thermostat, or even shutting off lights that are not in use…

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Diseases Carried By Rodents

No one likes to find rodents or evidence of rodents in their precious home.  Even just the thought of it makes me squeamish. Rodent populations increase in areas where there is easy access to shelter and food.  Unfortunately, that food and shelter might be your home.  This doesn’t just mean creepy little mice darting around,…

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Protection from Bed Bugs while Traveling

This is the season for traveling and visiting with family and friends.  If hotels, taxis and airplanes are part of your travel plans, you will want to educate yourself about a little  hitchhiker who may ruin your plans not only while you are traveling but once you return home as well.  That hitchhiker is the…

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