Posts filed under: Pest Control

1. Mice and Rats Mice and rats will seek shelter and warmth during the cold winter months. They can fit through very small openings so eliminating entry points is an effective way at preventing them from coming into your home....
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What’s the difference between a mouse and a rat? Identifying the type of rodent you have is the first and most important step in controlling your rodent problem. What works to control mice won’t necessarily work to control rats. Here...
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1. Bees You may be noticing the bees buzzing more than they were a few weeks ago. Why? (Hint: it’s not to ruin your outdoor fun or to sting you) Some species of bees, like honeybees for example, are preparing...
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As the dog days of summer wind down, parents are preparing to send their kids back to school. While most of the emphasis and preparation of back to school is on the famous 3 Rs (“Reading, Riting, and Rithmetic”), there...
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Roaches can vary significantly in size and color (some even fly!), so it can be difficult to know what kind of cockroach you’re dealing with. Identification is the first step in roach control since the type of roach will determine the...
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Paper wasps can be a nuisance during the summer. While they do not set out to sting intentionally, they will if they feel threatened. Their narrow bodies are most commonly dark brown in color, with black wings and yellow markings....
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Some bugs are excellent travelers. They’ll hitchhike into your home on clothes, in luggage, on pets, in boxes, newspapers, magazines, or bags, on furniture, and even in your kids’ hair! Here are 5 well-traveled pests and tips on keeping them...
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Summer is in full-swing here in Georgia, the heat is rising, and the bugs are coming out to play (bite!). Here are 5 common summer pests to be on the lookout for and tips on how to prevent and get...
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  • pest prevention after rain
Common pests you’ll see after rainy weather: Ants Roaches Spiders Millipedes Mosquitoes The best way to prevent rainy day bugs: Proactive Pest Control Keep shrubbery and trees trimmed and away from your home’s exterior Take out garbage daily Clean up spills immediately...
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Common Spiders in the Southeast: Where Do They Live, What Do They Look Like, Are They Dangerous, and How To Prevent Them   BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER WHERE DO THEY LIVE? Woodpiles and sheds Closets, garages, and cellars Any places that...
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