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Rodent Awareness Week

Take Precautionary Steps to Keep Rodents Out of Homes



It is that time of year when rodents start seeking food and shelter inside homes as the temperatures drop. Rodents such as mice, rats, and squirrels are more than a nuisance and to encourage awareness the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) created Rodent Awareness Week which is October 21-27 this year.

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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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West Nile Virus Prevention Tips

West Nile Virus Prevention Tips

The CDC recently announced that a total of 45 states and the District of Columbia have reported cases of West Nile Virus, and as of August 21, 2018, a total of 231 human cases have been reported. West Nile Virus most commonly spreads to humans through mosquito bites and since there is no vaccine or antiviral treatment available the most effective way to prevent infection is to prevent mosquito bites.

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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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Take Immediate Precautions to Guard against Potential Tick Bites

Take Immediate Precautions to Guard against Potential Tick Bites

Health officials and pest experts are warning that we can expect an increase in tick populations this year. To help homeowners protect their families and homes from a tick infestation this year, Arrow Exterminators recommends the following simple, proactive measures:

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