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the action of getting rid of tiny animals that usually have several legs; some insects have wings and some are capable of flight; several kinds of insects can spread infections and diseases and affect crops and animals

Hercules Beetle in Florida

Giant Horned Beetle Showing Up in Central Florida

Ever since the pandemic started, Florida has seen a huge influx of residents. Whether they come here for our sunny warm weather or for a political environment which is more conducive to their own opinions one fact remains, they are moving here in droves. This migration has seen a dramatic rise in housing demand and […]

28 Jun
2022
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Yellow jacket stings are on the rise

Yellow Jackets are a Nuisance and a Danger

The yellow jacket is a type of hornet which exists in most of North America. It is called “yellow jacket” because of the yellow rings it has around its body. The stinging insect is different than most others in that it usually burrows in the ground. Most wasps, hornets and bees have nests or hives. […]

22 Jun
2022
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Spider mites in the home

What Bugs are Eating my Indoor Plants?

Yes, bugs are everywhere. Even in your shelter from nature otherwise known as your home. Bugs live in and live off of nutrients found in and around plants in nature so the plants in your home are no exception. In this article we will give some examples of what may be eating your indoor plants. […]

13 Apr
2022
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mosquitoes and color

Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Specific Colors of the Light Spectrum?

You may already know that mosquitoes are attracted to carbon dioxide, the gas that mammals expel when they breathe. You may also know that mosquitoes use infrared light as another way to track living animals. But, you may not know that mosquitoes are attracted to certain colors of the visual spectrum. This is brand new […]

22 Feb
2022
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Bed Bug Interceptor

What is a Bed Bug Interceptor and How Does it Work?

Every year, 1 in every 5 households is affected by bed bugs. That is 20% of all houses, apartments and townhomes. Bed bugs are a serious nuisance which cannot be ignored. They bite their victims while they sleep and live from the blood harvested. Pretty nasty stuff. There are all types of ways to attack […]

02 Feb
2022
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roaches and covid 19

Covid and CockRoaches

The disease known as Covid has been thrust upon the world and has disrupted it like nothing in recent decades. Many people were laid off work while others were asked to work from home. All of this set in motion a chain reaction which caused there to be a rise in cockroach activity in the […]

10 Jan
2022
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Housefly

Why are House Flies so Hard to Swat?

We have all been tasked with the duty of swatting the odd housefly trapped in our home. We all also know how hard it can be to kill one of these pests. But why exactly are they so hard to kill? In this article we take a look at the reasons the housefly is so […]

05 Jan
2022
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Termite damage

When Do Termites Do The Most Damage?

Termites are active all year long. Once they have infested your house, they can cause damage at any time, regardless of the weather. Spring is a big season for termites since it is the swarming season, and they are visibly more active. At this time of the year, male and female reproductives (termite swarmers) leave […]

29 Nov
2021
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bed bug prevention

Five Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Bed Bug Infestation

Bed bugs are small, flat, reddish-brown parasitic insects that feed on human and animal blood every five to ten days. Their small size (about 1mm-7mm in length) and flat bodies enable them to fit easily in cracks and crevices of walls, windows, floors, furniture, and on beds, making it hard to spot them.  They are […]

03 Nov
2021
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What is Attracting Carpenter Ants to Your Home?

What is Attracting These Carpenter Ants to my Home?

If you have spent any time at all in our beautiful state of Florida, chances are you have run into ants. There are many species and varieties. We have covered many ants in the past, everything from tiny black ants that move very fast to red fire ants that bite. Today we will be tackling […]

04 Oct
2021
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