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Five Easy Spider Control Tips For Your Boston, MA Home

October 22, 2021

Spiders are among the most common land-dwelling animals on Earth. There are around 45,000 different spider species in the world – that we know of. Spiders are so diverse and adaptable that there are probably plenty of spider species on our planet that have yet to be discovered by humans.... Read More

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Why Are There Earwigs In My Knoxville, TN Home?

October 15, 2021

Earwigs are weird and ugly-looking, which is enough to freak out many home and business owners when they see one of these insects crawling across their floor. The good news is earwigs are more harmless than both their name and their looks suggest.... Read More

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How Dangerous Are Scorpions In Dallas, TX?

September 30, 2021

One look at a scorpion tells you everything you need to know. Equipped with a pair of sharp pincers and a barbed tail, it’s easy to see that these arachnids are in the business of pain. There are at least 2,000 known species of scorpions in the world of varying size and venom strength, but how dangerous are scorpions in Dallas?... Read More

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How To Keep Silverfish Out Of Your Nashville Home

September 9, 2021

Silverfish don’t typically make the list of home and business owners’ worst potential pests. They’re not vectors of diseases like roaches and rats. They don’t destroy buildings like termites and carpenter ants. They can’t sting or bite. So most people see the occasional silverfish in their home and smash it and move on.... Read More

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Why Are There Millipedes Around My Boston Home? 

July 11, 2021

Millipedes are long slender worm-like animals with four pairs of legs on most of their many segments. They are usually black or dark brown. They can grow to over an inch long. When threatened, they roll into a coil. Millipedes are generally just a nuisance, not a threat. ... Read More

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Nashville Property Owners' Ultimate Termite Control Guide  

July 4, 2021

Termites cause billions of dollars a year in damage. They eat wood, paper, books, insulation, and other things containing cellulose. While beneficial when eating fallen logs and dead trees outside, so they can return the nutrients to the forest, termites are a problem when they enter your house. ... Read More

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Knoxville's Handy Guide To Effective Wasp Control

June 25, 2021

There are a couple of things that will deter potential guests or customers from visiting your Knoxville home or business. Flying pests are certainly one of them. Folks don’t want to chance being bitten or stung by critters like wasps. ... Read More

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How To Get Rid Of Japanese Beetles On Your Nashville Property

June 6, 2021

In late June, something less than magical happens in Nashville; it is the appearance of Japanese beetles. These copper-colored beetles can be frustrating pests to deal with If you are just starting to see Japanese beetles, or you haven't seen them yet but you suspect you're about to, here's what you should know.... Read More

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What Everyone In Knoxville Ought To Know About Weevils 

February 26, 2021

Weevils (Curculionidae) are a type of beetles that are present in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Weevils are significant pests for many crops. When weevils enter a home, it is usually to escape hot and dry conditions outside. Weevils are not dangerous to people or pets but may contaminate grains, spices, beans, cereals, and other such foods.... Read More

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Nashville Homeowners' Complete Guide To Silverfish Control

February 7, 2021

Winters may be relatively short in Tennessee, but come February, even Tennesseans anxiously await the Groundhog’s seasonal prediction. Tradition says that if the Groundhog doesn’t see its shadow when it emerges from its winter home, spring is on the way. In Nashville, that usually means a lot of rain.... Read More

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What You Should Know About Overwintering Pests In Boston

January 14, 2021

Some Boston residents would list winter as their favorite season because they enjoy the holidays. Others might say spring or summer is the best, due to the warmth. Climate is the same reason a lot of people love fall; it's even keel. Each period has its favorable traits, but one negative they all share are pests.  ... Read More

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Why German Cockroaches Are Bad News In Your Nashville Home

December 20, 2020

If you're a homeowner in Nashville, you can't shrug off pest remediation. If you give insects and creatures enough room to thrive, you could lose everything precious to you. They can ruin domiciles to the point of making them unstable, and they do a fair amount of damage to possessions too. ... Read More

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It’s What Nashville Residents Should Know If They Get Bitten By A Tick  

December 3, 2020

Indoor pests are a pain to be sure, but these outdoor predators are perhaps the most dangerous insects living in the Nashville area. If you have lived in Nashville for any amount of time, you know that pests like the black-legged tick, the deer tick, and the lone star tick are common invaders of backyards all over the area. Learn what to do.... Read More

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Nashville's Complete Guide To Effective Mouse Control

November 6, 2020

The house mouse (Mus musculus) causes more damage each year than all but a few rodents. They also can carry and spread diseases and disease-carrying fleas and ticks. House mice live in houses, commercial buildings, barns, and other structures that humans frequent. ... Read More

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Knoxville's Complete Guide To Carpenter Ant Control

September 23, 2020

If you're a Knoxville property owner, dealing with ants is an unfortunate fact of life at one point or another. Ants are among the most common household invaders, and they can become a problem both indoors and outdoors.... Read More

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What Nashville Property Owners Ought To Know About Flea Control

August 10, 2020

 If fleas were the size of a human, they could theoretically jump over buildings, or at least 60 times their height. Out in nature, and occasionally inside homes, fleas use this ability to leap onto hosts. Once they find a viable place to dine, they will feed on blood to their heart’s content.... Read More

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Five Sure Signs Of Bed Bugs In Your Nashville Home

August 4, 2020

Bed bugs pests that many people dread encountering in their Nashville home, and this marks sense given how disgusting bed bugs are. While you likely know that bed bugs are commonly found in mattresses, you might not realize how they get around and how they end up in homes.... Read More

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Why Are Fire Ants So Hard To Get Off My Nashville Property?

August 4, 2020

Have you ever been walking outdoors and felt a tiny pinprick of pain on your skin? At first, you might think its a mosquito bite. But all you see is a tiny reddish ant. Could this small creature be the thing that stung you? Absolutely! Whether you have or haven’t heard about fire ants, there is a lot you need to know about these painful pests.... Read More

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A Helpful Guide To Scorpion Prevention For Knoxville Property Owner

July 24, 2020

If you trust what you’ve seen in action movies, then you might think scorpions are one of the most dangerous creatures on the planet. Although some species of scorpions pack a painful and sometimes deadly sting, they are nowhere close to the world’s most dangerous creatures. What they are is troublesome around homes here in Knoxville.... Read More

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The Best Way To Deal With Cockroaches In Your Boston Home

February 12, 2020

Have you ever been rummaging through that favorite catch-all drawer in the kitchen when your eye suddenly catches a flash of movement? Say hello to the cockroach. They are Boston homeowners’ most formidable pests, and their unsanitary lifestyles pose serious health risks for your family.... Read More


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