Monthly Archives: May 2013

Protecting Your Dog and Home from the Brown Dog Tick

Each warm season brings questions from homeowners and pet owners regarding ticks.  We worry about our furry family members and ourselves if we plan on spending time outdoors, especially in or around wooded areas. The brown dog tick is one […]

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The Common House Spider

The house spider is a common problem that we’re seeing in homes lately.  We’ve had lots of calls and concerns about the tiny little pests hanging around.  The most effective way of getting rid of spiders is to prevent them […]

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Where Are the Snakes Coming From?

As some may have noticed, snakes are showing up everywhere. Why? Simple, the seasons are changing from cold to warm.  Snakes are cold-blooded and require sun light for heat. This time of year also starts breeding season for snakes.Want to […]

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Top Work Places by The AJC

Northwest Exterminating is proud to announce that we have been selected, once again, as one of the Top Workplaces in Atlanta by The AJC!  We were ranked #7 in the midsize company category!  This is an honor that we are […]

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Keeping Snakes Away From Your Home

The weather is warm and the snakes are out.  There aren’t a lot of snake lovers out there, us included.  We don’t like to think about snakes being in or around our home but they are a reality and there […]

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Pest Control Among Top 8 Outdoor Jobs

Looking for a job where you can enjoy the great outdoors?  Pest Control may be just the answer that you’re looking for.  Fox Business recently released an article with the Top 8 outdoor jobs that are “growing or are poised […]

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May's Pest of the Month – Mosquitoes

Take Back Your Yard!Don’t let mosquitoes suck the fun out of your Summer! HABITS Breed in stagnant water such as ponds, marshes, drainage ditches, etc. Can be found in almost every type of landscape on Earth except deserts and the […]

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Ladybug Larva

We’ve gotten a lot of questions and phone calls regarding the ladybug larva.  So here’s a quick run down for those of you that are experiencing ladybug larva around your property. The female ladybug will lay her eggs on the […]

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The World’s Smallest Pest: The Fairyfly

Tinkerbelle is no longer just Peter Pan’s fairy sidekick. Recently, scientists discovered a new fairyfly that they aptly named Tinkerbella nana in Costa Rica. According to Science Daily, fairyflies are just one of 18 families of insects called chalcid wasps. […]

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Is a Termite Letter Required to Sell A Home?

Q: Is a Termite Letter Required to Sell A Home? A: Technically, according to the Purchase and Sale Agreement, the termite letter is not required. However, it does depend on several other factors:  Does the lender require it? (VA, FHA, […]

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