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10 Common Pest Fun Facts

While we don’t usually consider anything about bugs to be fun, there are unique and interesting facts about common household pests that may intrigue you. 1. Termites are the only social insects that don’t have complete metamorphosis (what butterflies and...
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5 Ways to Get Rid of Ants

Ants are back! But did they ever really go away? Ants are a year-round pest nuisance but appear in homes more often certain times of the year. In the south, early spring is one of those times. Why? They’re in...
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Termite Season: When and What to Expect

You probably aren’t too concerned with termites just yet, with the recent icy weather here in Georgia and the Southeast. BUT…prevention is key to preventing termite damage and now is the time to get prepared. In the South, termites start...
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Pantry Pests: Are you sharing your food?

Warm weather is almost here! This is a great time to do a little spring cleaning. A good place to start: your kitchen pantry. Like most of us here in Georgia, you probably stocked up on food over the last few months. With...
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Green Living – Part 2: Termite Control

In Green Living – Part 1, we talked about Green Pest Control. In addition to controlling pests with non-toxic products and application methods like IPM, innovative pest control companies also offer green termite control options. So how do eco-friendly termite treatments work, and how...
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Green Living – Part 1: Pest Control

How Green Is Your Pest Control? With the shift towards environmental awareness in recent years, most pest control companies are doing their part by offering alternatives to traditional pest control applications. This can mean targeted product usage, Integrated Pest Management...
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PCT Magazine Interviews Northwest’s VP of Business Development

PCT (Pest Control Technology) Magazine recently announced research results from a survey provided by Pest Management Professionals, that focused on the perception of relationships between distributors and pest control companies. Northwest’s Vice President of Business Development, Stanford Phillips, contributed to...
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How to Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

The solution: INSULATION. Insulation can have a major impact on your home’s temperature. The benefits don’t stop there, though. Proper attic insulation translates into lower utility bills (savings up to 30% or more!), energy conservation, and a break for your HVAC system…which...
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5 Ways to Prevent Bed Bugs When Traveling

While the holidays are filled with fun, family, and traveling, one not-so-fun side effect can be hard to get rid of: Bed Bugs. Bed bugs are active all year but most likely to travel into your home after a trip....
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Winter Pests

Right now, pests are looking for warmth, food, and shelter from winter’s chilly temps. These are some of the critters you can expect to see this winter, and what you can do to keep them out. Mice Mice are common house pests and love...