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So You Think You Have Bed Bugs. Now What?

We talk a lot about how NOT to get bed bugs. By now you know to take precautions when traveling – ask hotels before booking if they’ve had a history with bed bugs, check for signs of bed bugs after […]

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Mosquito Drones

Technology is advancing at an incredible rate these days. Trendy gadgets are used for recreational purposes, and there are just as many new inventions for use in military settings. One piece of technology that has an overlapping use and interest […]

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Millipedes or Centipedes?

Millipedes and centipedes are common pests that homeowners encounter all over the country.  They’re closely related and often confused for one another. Both pests are arthropods which mean they are inverebrates – having an external skeleton, a segmented body, and jointed appendages.  Although they share similarities, they […]

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5 Common Summer Pests

While pests in the house are a year-round nuisance here in the South, certain bugs are more active in warmer months. If you own or rent a home or apartment, you’re likely to come across one or all of these 5 summer […]

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Bed Bug Awareness Week

The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) has dedicated the week of June 7 to June 13 as Bed Bug Awareness Week. With summer travel plans approaching or under way, it’s the perfect time to brush up on bed bug detection and […]

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10 Ways to Get Rid of Pests

In addition to routine, professional pest control, here are 10 ways you can get rid of bugs. 1. Go around the exterior of your home and seal up any areas where insects could enter your home.  Check around windows, doors, plumbing entrances, fan vents, […]

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Atlanta Named Top Mosquito City in 2015

This weekend marks the official start of summer and Memorial Day. It’s a great time to honor those that have served our country and enjoy a long weekend with friends and family. Summer-goers beware, though. Atlanta was recently “awarded” the top mosquito […]

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Common Spiders: Poisonous or Painful?

Are the spiders you commonly encounter around your home harmful or harmless? Keep reading to find out which ones you should avoid. Brown Recluse Spider Venom toxicity – the brown recluse venom can cause significant injury with tissue loss and […]

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Millipedes

Did you know that a millipede isn’t an insect at all?!  They are arthropods that feed on dead and decaying plant matter.  Millipedes overwinter in homes which means they enter when the temperatures drop and come out when the temperatures […]

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What You Need to Know About Swarming Termites

What are Swarming Termites? Termite swarmers, often mistaken for winged ants, are most active during the Spring months, when they fly away from their colony to reproduce. They’re attracted to bright, light areas and often seen around doors and windows […]

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