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Severe Storm Pest Preparedness & Prevention Tips

Meteorologists predict dangerous storms this Easter weekend from the Gulf Coast to Northeast.



The last thing you want this time of year are unwanted storms coming through your town, but unfortunately expert meteorologists are expecting strong to locally severe thunderstorms across the southern and central plains this spring season.

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Night Crawlers: When You Sleep, They Come Out to Play

Night Crawlers: When You Sleep, They Come Out to Play

Do you ever get the creepy feeling that you are not alone? Your home should be a place where you feel safe and secure, but that does not necessarily mean you do not have little intruders invading your home. During this time and season, different pests like beetles, mosquitoes and centipedes are out in full force ensuring that they have their time to play… especially during the night when you are asleep.

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Termite Awareness Week: Everything You Need to Know to Protect Your Home

Termite Awareness Week: Everything You Need to Know to Protect Your Home

This sneaky and silent intruder is one pest that you do not want to find in your home. Without proper care, prevention or treatment for your home, you could be kicked out of your own house! The National Pest Management Association estimates that termite damage costs U.S. homeowners over $5 billion each year, which is more than fire and storm damage combined!

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Stop Stink Bug Invasions in Your Home

Stop Stink Bug Invasions in Your Home

Originally only a problem in a few states, Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs have now moved into many states across the country and they are spreading rapidly. Fall is the time of year when these pests start seeking shelter inside homes as the temperatures drop. Unfortunately for homeowners, the stink bug invasions will only get worse before they get better as the shorter days and cooler weather will continue to send them indoors. Once inside they will hibernate until warmer weather returns in the spring and they reemerge from their overwintering sites to make their way back outdoors.

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'Tis The Season For Snakes!

'Tis The Season For Snakes!

Snakes are cold-blooded creatures, so this summer’s high temperatures allows them to be very active. Rain is also another factor that increases snake activity. Snakes are often seen during the day sunbathing and conserving their energy so they can hunt at night. Snakes like to hide under structures such as rocks, concrete slabs, fallen trees, wood piles, and cluttered areas. The main source of food for snakes are rats, mice, birds, frogs, lizards, and bugs, depending on the type of snake.

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