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#1 Nuisance Pest: ANTS!

#1 Nuisance Pest is ants! Some of the most common are carpenter ants, odorous house ants, pavement ants, pharaoh ants, little black ants, Argentine ants, red imported fire ants, acrobat ants and crazy ants.

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Fact of the Day: 2012 Most Bed Bug-Infested Cities

The 2012 Most Bed Bug-Infested Cities: 1. Philadelphia 2. Cincinnati 3. New York City 4. Chicago 5. Detroit 6. Washington, D.C. 7. Columbus, Ohio 8. San Francisco 9. Denver 10. New Haven, Connecticut 11. Dallas 12. Houston 13. Indianapolis 14. … Continue reading

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Fact of the Day about Mice!

Mice generally enter a house at a point low to the ground, and then make their way around through the walls and in many cases up to the attic.

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Rat Fact of the Day!

A single pair of rats can produce 15,000 offspring in just one year!

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How to tell an Ant from a Termite

Termite swarmer season is here. Please use this picture as a reference to be able to tell the difference between an ant and a termite. If you are unsure of what is affecting your home make sure to call us … Continue reading

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Bedbug Facts (Part 2)

After feeding, fully engorged bedbug nymphs can grow as much as six times their body weight; adult bedbugs can grow about two to two and a half times their typical size after feeding. If necessary, bedbugs can get a blood … Continue reading

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Bedbug Facts (Part 1)

Except for the egg, all stages of bedbugs, from nymphs to adults, feed on blood. Bedbug eggs can be about the same size as one stitch of sewn mattress fabric. Bedbug eggs are coated with a sticky substance; once deposited … Continue reading

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Cat Flea Facts (Part 3)

Mature larvae are twice the length of adults (1/4 of inch). Larvae are whitish, elongated, have no eyes and are legless. They have anal struts for movement. Larvae have 10 abdominal segments.

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Cat Flea Facts (Part 2)

Adults are 1/8 inch long. The adult body is flattened side to side. Adults are brownish-black to black. Adults have well-developed eyes. Adults are wingless. Adults have strong hind legs for jumping.

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Cat Flea (Ctenocephalides felis) Facts

The notorious cat flea is the least host specific and infest cats, dogs, rodents, bird and humans. Under ideal conditions, within 30 days, 10 female fleas villains can produce 90,000 eggs.

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