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Contact These 3 Businesses as Soon as You Move Into Your New Home

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Moving into a new home can be extremely exciting, but it can also be even more stressful. You have so many things to consider during a move, which makes it easy to forget some important matter that involves you and your family. Because of this, it’s important to build relationships early on with companies that can come in and save the day in the event of an emergency. Here are some examples of local businesses you should research as soon … READ MORE

5 Natural Ant Control Solutions That Just Don’t Work

When it comes to general household pest control methods, many people want to try natural remedies as opposed to the more intensive pest control solutions. While some natural remedies may provide some relief, most of the time, it isn’t enough to rid the house of the pest entirely. This is especially true when it comes to ants. Scientists estimate there are at least 1.5 million ants on the planet for every human being, and once they make their way into … READ MORE

Debunking 4 Common Myths About The Termite Control Process

When it comes to termite control for homeowners, many people assume that they know everything there is to know about these annoying pests. However, there are still a surprising number of misconceptions about termite infestation control, and not knowing how to deal with termites can cause them to wreak havoc in your home in the event of an infestation. Here are some common myths about the termite control process. Myth: Brick homes are not susceptible to termite infestations. It would … READ MORE

Do You Have Termites? Signs To Watch For

Termite infestations can cause serious damage to a home’s structure, costing homeowners unforeseen money and time. Plus, it’s just plain gross knowing there are literally thousands of insects crawling around your home’s walls. That’s why it is important to monitor your home for signs of a termite infestation, as these colonies spread quickly. In some species,the queen lays up to 40,000 eggs per day! Knowing exactly how to check your home for termites is part of general household pest control … READ MORE

4 Major Termite Infestation Prevention Mistakes to Avoid

When it comes to termite control, many homeowners think they have a good enough knowledge of general household pest control to avoid calling an exterminator and do the job themselves. While some people may know how to keep termites away from their home, most people are unaware of the several common mistakes that actually have the opposite effect and invite termites in. According to some estimates, over $2 billion are spent annually in the U.S. controlling or preventing termite infestations. … READ MORE

Guide To Keeping Termites Out

Most people are too caught up in their day-to-day lives to worry about pest infestations, but they are much more common than you would think. One of the most common and fastest spreading infestations is termites. Considering that queens of certain termite species lay up to 40,000 eggs per day, it doesn’t give you much time to take action once an infestation occurs. 20% of homeowners claim that termites are their main concern when it comes to pests. Here are … READ MORE

Signs You Have a Rodent Problem (And What to Do About It)

Even when you live in Florida, winters can get a bit chilly. When temperatures start to drop, pests tend to find refuge in our nice, toasty homes. But while one mouse may not seem like a big issue, it could easily become one. After all, a female mouse may have five to 10 litters (consisting of five to six offspring) in a single year. That means your house could very quickly become infested with rodents. Since rodents carry dangerous bacteria … READ MORE

Are Termites Active in the Winter?

In Florida’s warm climate, termites can appear year round. While termites typically burrow underground during the colder months of the year, Florida is warm enough to keep termites happy in residential homes. And since a queen termite can lay up to 40,000 eggs in a single day, termite infestation control is extremely important — especially in warm climates where they are most active. Even so, spring and summer are when most insects, including termites, are most active. But if you … READ MORE

Prevent Pest Infestation In Your Home With These 3 Tips

When it comes to pests, humans are extremely outnumbered. Scientists estimate that for every one human being, there are at least 1.5 million ants on the planet — and that’s only for ants. When ants, termites, bed bugs, or any other kind of pest get inside of your home and start spreading, any homeowner will start panicking. Not to worry, though. There are a number of ways to oust your unwanted guests, including hiring a house call pest control company. … READ MORE

Mosquito Control for Associations

Florida is home to the mosquitoes that transmit yellow fever, malaria, chikungunya, dengue and various encephalitis viruses. Over the years, the state has made great progress in reducing the population of these mosquitoes thereby preventing epidemics of these diseases from occurring. In the early 1900’s hundreds of miles of ditches were dug to drain swamps and pesticide spray programs were initiated. Today, both a research facility and sixty one (61) Mosquito Control Districts exist that utilize water management, surveillance, collection … READ MORE

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