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Under an Ant Attack? Here’s Why

Ants are one of the most common household pest invaders and often one of the hardest to get rid of. Here’s why: There are over 12,000 species of ants worldwide and about 1,000 here in the U.S. They’re social insects so...

Latest Development in Zika Virus: Brain Damage in Adults

With every passing week, Zika becomes more dangerous and is spreading to new areas. Until now, Zika has been a threat mostly to pregnant women, their partners, or couples that are trying or planning to conceive due to the birth defect...

CDC Confirms Local Transmission of Zika Virus Near Miami Florida

The first cases of locally transmitted Zika virus were reported this week in Florida. On July 29th, 4 people infected with Zika virus in Miami reportedly were bitten by mosquitoes within the city. On August 1st, that number grew from...

Lawn Survival Tips for the Summer Heat

It’s a hot summer here in the South. You’re probably even sweating as you’re reading this. Or maybe you’re sitting inside, enjoying the A/C, while staring out the window at your withering lawn that’s turning a lovely shade of brown....

Getting Rid of Fleas: Tips & Treatment Methods

Warm, humid summer weather is the perfect breeding environment for fleas. Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of pets and humans, and although they prefer nonhuman hosts, they will bite people in heavily infested cases. Flea bites are characterized...

Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Now Linked to Permanent Blindness

By now we know that Zika Virus, a mosquito-borne disease, carries some serious health threats and risks, previously thought to be most dangerous for pregnant mothers and their unborn babies. If bitten by the Aedes aegypti mosquito carrying Zika, an unborn...

Decatur: Georgia’s First Bee City

According to the AJC, the city of Decatur is now an official safe haven for bees, which was announced during National Pollinator Week (June 20-26) – designated as a time to celebrate pollinators and spread awareness on how we can all...

Get Rid of Ants in 5 Easy Steps

Ants are resilient pests. They’re active year-round, often seen in overwhelming numbers, and resistant to a lot of pest control methods. While getting rid of ants may seem like an impossible feat, we’re here to tell you that it is possible....

Summer Snakes & How to Prevent Them

It’s officially summer! While outside enjoying the warm weather, beware. Snakes are also active this time of year, soaking up the sunshine and in search of abundant food sources – around rocks, in gardens, on stone patios, around brush & vegetation, or even...

Natural Home Remedies for Mosquito Bites

We all need food to survive, right? Unfortunately for us, mosquitoes live off of blood meals from people and animals, which is obtained by biting their victims. Ouch! And chances are, even if you practice strict mosquito prevention, you’ll still be bitten...