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Pest Prevention Tips After It Rains

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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Is That Spider Poisonous?

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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Common Cold-Weather Critters & How to Control Them

Squirrels Hearing noises at night? You may have squirrels nesting in the attic, looking for shelter from the cold. To get rid of squirrels, first you have to determine how they’re getting in. This can be tricky if you don’t have...
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Common Spiders: Poisonous or Painful?

Are the spiders you commonly encounter around your home harmful or harmless? Keep reading to find out which ones you should avoid. Brown Recluse Spider Venom toxicity – the brown recluse venom can cause significant injury with tissue loss and...
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Mazda Recalls Due to Spiders

Mazda recall due to spiders Mazda is recalling 42,000 Mazda6 sedans from 2010, 2011, and 2012 due to spiders.  This is the second recall Mazda has made since 2011 for the same spider issue. According to USAToday.com, tiny spiders “can...
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Spiders Cause Toyota Recall

Spiders have caused Toyota to recall 870,000 vehicles.  2012 and 2013 Camrys, Venzas, and Avalons have been recalled due to spiders creating issues with the air conditioner that could cause the air bags to deploy.  This could also cause a...
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September Pest of the Month: Stink Bugs

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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Bees vs. Wasps

Bees and wasps are often confused for one another.  Although they both belong to the hymenoptera order and share similar features, they are different.  Below is a list of basic shared features, as well as a list of features that...
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August Pest of the Month: Ticks

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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Daddy Long Legs vs Daddy Long Leg Spiders

Daddy Long legs or Daddy Long legs Spider? Daddy Long legs, or harvestmen, are not actually spiders.  Daddy long legs are not poisonous, have long legs and a large bulbous-looking body.  They feed on insects, which makes them helpful around...
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