Monthly Archives: February 2011

Termites…Coming to a City Near You!

The forecast for this afternoon calls for heavy storms in Atlanta and the surrounding areas. Not only are storms coming in this evening but spring is right around the corner…which means one thing…rain, rain and more rain! Rain can bring in unwanted visitors to your home such as termites, mosquitoes, cockroaches, and many other not so friendly houseguests.

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NPMA Releases Bed Bug Best Management Practices for Pest Professionals

This is an interesting article that was published on regarding industry wide strategies on targeting the much talked about, pesky, bed bugs.
January 27, 2011 (Fairfax, VA) In its continuing effort to offer education and guidance as pest management professionals develop their response to the bed bug pandemic, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today released its Best Management Practices for Bed Bugs, offering guidelines to help PMPs control bed bugs effectively, responsibly, and safely.

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Money Saving Tips! 100 Ways to Clean Using Household Products

In this economy we’re all looking for ways to cut spending in any way that we can. The article below shows us how we can use everyday household products to clean. These tips not only save money but are safer alternatives to the chemicals that come in many cleaning products.Read the article below that was featured on

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When to Use Pre/Post Emergent Weed Control

Among the biggest roadblocks to a healthy looking lawn are the dreaded weeds. Weeds can be troublesome during the development stage, however, it is essential to the successful development of your lawn to withhold using post and pre-emergent herbicides (weed control).

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Why is a Lawn Care Analysis so Important?

Each lawn is different. What works for one lawn may not work for another. That’s why having your lawn care professionals complete an analysis for your lawn is important. By completing an analysis, specific needs and challenges can be identified. Through an analysis, a trained professional can gain thorough understanding of your lawn, including the overall health, grass and soil type, turf density, disease, weed problems, and pet or insect damage. Based on the findings a detailed, customized plan is put into place to ensure that you have a healthy lawn year round.

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GPCA Job Fair February 24, 2011

Georgia Pest Control Association is sponsoring a job fair on February 24, 2011. There are approximately 1,100 pest control companies across the state employing over 12,000 Georgians and generating over $400 million in revenue. While many industries have been severely affected by the poor economy, the pest control industry continues to grow each year.

Here’s a Love Bug you DON’T want to get bitten by?

The love bug, also known as the honeymoon fly, kissing bug or double-headed bug, is a member of the march flies. The love bug is found in the southeastern United States, especially along the Gulf Coast, and parts of Central America. The bug gets its name because it remains coupled for several days during and after mating.

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Winter Pests Love Your Home

Winter weather is a time where pests want to hide in the warmth of your home. Most folks think of rats and mice, but many other pests like ants are also prone to hiding indoors in the wintertime.
Rats, mice, and squirrels love to nest in attics during the winter. They burrow through the insulation and huddle around furnaces. They can be especially annoying by scratching in the ceiling and walls, keeping you up all night. They can also turn your attic into a disaster zone by contaminating the insulation with feces and urine.

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All Lawns Are NOT Created Equal!

Each lawn is different. What works for one lawn may not work for another. That’s why having your lawn care professionals complete an analysis is important. By completing an analysis on your lawn, specific needs and challenges can be identified.

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Why Use a Professional Lawn Care Service?

Fall and winter months are the best time of the year to begin post and pre emergent treatment. By starting this process now, you will maximize your chances of having a weed-free lawn during the growing season of spring and summer.

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