Monthly Archives: December 2011

Do Your Own Pest Control While Putting Away Your Decorations!

This year, while packing up your holiday decorations, take some time to do a little pest control. We all know that bugs like to hide in places like attics, basements and other storage areas, so take this opportunity to...
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Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Christmas has come and gone! You spent hours, maybe even days, decorating your house. You’ve enjoyed the decorations and now it’s time for the dreaded task of taking down the decorations and getting rid of the tree. ...
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Merry Christmas

Northwest Exterminating would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas. The holidays are a great time to reflect and think about all of the blessings that we have in our lives. We are truly blessed by our...
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Exploding Ants?

The Earth is full of interesting, magnificent creatures. One of those interesting creatures is the camponotus cylindricus… an ant that can explode itself....
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The 411 on Scorpions

Typically, if you get stung by a scorpion you get a similar reaction as you would if you were to be stung by a bee. Pain, itching, tingling, swelling, skin turning blue/black at the site of the sting are...
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Northwest's Leigh Ann Browning, Outstanding Pest Management Professionals for 2011

Northwest Exterminating is proud to announce that Leigh Ann Browning, Office Manager of our Buford service center, has been selected as one of the Outstanding Pest Management Professionals for 2011 by the Georgia Pest Control Association. Leigh Ann is one...
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Northwest Exterminating and Toys for Tots

This year, Northwest Exterminating is partnering with Toys for Tots to help families who can not provide gifts for their children this Christmas. Some of our service centers will be used as a drop-site for Toys For Tots. If you...
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The Carpet Beetle

The carpet beetle is a common pest found in homes in the fall and winter months. They feed on both plant and animal materials but prefer carpets, clothing and other textiles (hence the name, carpet beetle)....
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Is Pest Control Really Necessary in the Winter?

The pests that we are used to seeing in the warmer months have seemed to go into hiding. Your home seems to be clear of insects like ants, silverfish, and termites and you’re not swatting away at mosquitoes every...
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Return of The Ladybug

If the urban legend is true that ladybugs are good luck, then I'm...well, in luck!!! And judging from the amount of calls coming in from our customers - chances are, so are you! The Ladybird beetle, or ladybug as we...
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