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Kill Bedbugs Before They Bite!
Bedbugs have evolved to become a major issue for homeowners, apartment renters, college dorms and hotels. They sneak in on luggage, boxes, furniture and mattresses, and then multiply quickly to infest the entire area.
Bedbugs are nocturnal creatures that seek out their human hosts while...
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...

Winter

As kids, our parents often tucked us into bed with the advice, “Don’t let the bedbugs bite!” But these days, getting bitten by a bed bug is no joking matter. Over the last decade, bed bugs have made a huge comeback, and one way they get around quickly is by hitching a ride with...

How to Keep Squirrels out of Your Bird Feeder

For bird lovers, the sight of a squirrel hanging off the side of a bird feeder means just one thing: war. Sure, squirrels have to eat, too, and no one wants to harm the persistent critters. But that doesn’t mean you have to put up with squirrels scarfing down the seed you put out for the...

Gutter Cleaning

As the weather warms and you venture outside to enjoy the sunshine, termites are doing the same. They’ve spent the cold months nesting deep in the soil around your house, and when the ground thaws, they break out and begin to swarm. Once that happens, you’ll be left with no doubt that they...

Mosquitoes

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...