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PREVENT ANTS FROM MARCHING ONE-BY-ONE INTO HOMES THIS SPRING Northwest Exterminating shares five simple steps to prevent ants this spring As weather conditions improve, ants will soon begin to enter homes in search of food and water. Northwest Exterminating encourages...
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Earlier this week we posted about ghost ants that had invaded a man’s recently purchased truck.  This was the first documented case of ghost ants in Georgia.  Today, we have news of the tawny crazy ant that has now been...
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It’s a great feeling when you get a new car.  The new smell, the way it drives, the features, the ants….wait, THE ANTS?!?!  Luckily, ants don’t usually come standard with a car purchase.  But for Josh Wise, that MAY have...
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Brief description: The stink bug gets its name from its ability to release an odor when they are disturbed or crushed.  Stink bugs have a triangular or shield shape. Habits: Enter homes and other structures in the winter for shelter...
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It’s important to protect yourself and your pets from ticks this season!  Keep reading for more information on the little suckers! BRIEF DESCRIPTION Size varies depending on the species and type. More closely related to spiders than insects. Can have...
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This past weekend I was outside working in the garden when I came across a few unwanted guests.  There were a few spiders, a couple ground beetles, and a large amount of ants.  The ants and beetles were present because...
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Take Back Your Yard!Don’t let mosquitoes suck the fun out of your Summer! HABITS Breed in stagnant water such as ponds, marshes, drainage ditches, etc. Can be found in almost every type of landscape on Earth except deserts and the...
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Ants have been making their presence known in homes as of late.  Ants are one of the most common pests that homeowner’s and pest professionals find in and around homes.  Common ant species are fire ants, carpenter ants, Argentine ants,...
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Monday, April 1, 2013 This April, the National Pest Management Association encourages homeowners to take precautions against common pests FAIRFAX, VA – The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) celebrates April as National Pest Management Month, an observance that’s been taking...
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Carpenter bees are often mistake for bumble bees because of their similarity in size and color. Habits Often found under decks or porch railings and under the eaves of a house. Make nests by tunneling into wood. Leave a trail...
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