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The Flying, Stinging Insects of Summer: Bees, Wasps and Fire Ants

Stepping outside for warm-weather activities also means stepping into the world of insects that fly, sting and bite. Bees and wasps are most active in the summer, and a barefoot stroll onto a mound of fire ants is an experience you won’t soon forget! Protect yourself and keep your outdoor time...

Mosquito Proof Your Yard

Mosquito bites can quickly ruin a backyard barbeque, and place your family and friends at risk of diseases like the West Nile Virus. The good news is that there are many things you can do to make your back yard less inviting for a mosquito infestation.

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As summer turns to fall and the back-to-school season arrives, there are still plenty of pesky insects around to bug your family. Bed bugs, mosquitoes and ticks can pose serious health threats whether kids are outdoors, in dorm rooms or in your home. Here’s a primer on identifying early autumn...

Carpenter Ants and Bees

Preventing termites from destroying your home involves being prepared before it happens and knowing the signs of when it does. As soon as spring weather arrives throughout the United States, termites, carpenter ants and an army of other household pests are swarming around houses, foundations...

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Bed bugs haven’t gone away, and the more you know, the better prepared you’ll be if this unfortunately popular pest catches up with you at home. 

What are the common treatments for bed bug infestation?  Do they work?  Does any one approach work better than all the others?

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How to Keep Deer, Rabbits and Groundhogs out of Your Garden

This spring as warmer weather moves in and you make your way outside to enjoy your yard, you may find that you’re not the first one to get your hands (or should we say paws?) in the dirt. It seems every year more and more animals like deer, rabbits or groundhogs are finding their way into...