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How to Choose a Pest Control Company

With so many exterminators to choose from, it can be overwhelming for a business or homeowner to determine which company is the best option. Here are a few things to look for when considering which pest control company is right...
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How Insulating Your Attic This Winter Can Save You Money ALL YEAR

The majority of homes we inspect do not have adequate insulation in the attic. Most often, when homes are constructed, contractors will install the minimum amount of insulation required. While minimal insulation is better than no insulation, having the proper...
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Something Stinks! The Return of the Kudzu (Stink) Bug in Georgia

Stink bugs, often called kudzu bugs, are classified as occasional invaders and usually make an appearance in the Spring in Georgia. They look similar to brown lady bugs, feed on plants (like kudzu), and give off an unpleasant smell when threatened. Because of...
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The Kissing Bug

Have you heard of the kissing bug? It may be an odd name for an insect, but this bug got its name from having a habit of feeding on the face and lips of its hosts — people. These are...
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4 Ways to Get Rid of Squirrels in the Attic

Squirrels may seem cute and harmless…until they’re seeking warmth and shelter inside your home. As the weather gets colder, it’s common for small animals like squirrels to nest in your attic, usually gaining access from gaps around your roofline, through vents, or...
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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite: Prevention & Control

Bed bugs are an ongoing problem in the pest industry with no foreseeable changes in the near future. Infestation cases are on the rise and will most likely increase with the upcoming holiday season. So as your family makes plans for...
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2015 Young Entrepreneur Award Winner

We are proud to announce that Stanford Phillips, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Northwest, was named the 2015 Young Entrepreneur Award from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) on October 22nd, during its annual awards program in...
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Do You Have a Raccoon Problem? Here’s How to Tell

Raccoons are cute, right? Sure they are…until they’re hanging out around your house, rummaging through your trash, spreading disease, and living (yes, living) in your home, usually in attics or walls. And because raccoons are most active at night, they...
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6 Tips to Prevent Pests this Fall

As the season changes to Fall, the weather cools down and gives us much needed relief from the hot summer. This is also the season of home pest invasions. Pests and rodents are looking for a warm place with food and shelter and...
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Spiders in Your House? Ask the Mouse.

Spider season is upon us! Chances are, you’ve seen a couple of these creepy crawlers in and around your home lately. While most of the common house spiders don’t pose any real threat to you and your family, they’re still...