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10 Superhero Pests

Some of the most famous superheroes are named after a pest or are even a pest themselves, but there are plenty of obscure ones that never quite captured the public’s imagination in the same way as the big names. John Barringer, Contributing Head Editor at outlines five superheroes you know and love, and five [...]

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Dogs Detect Bed Bugs In Minutes

During the past year, I have not had a good night’s sleep in a hotel due to the media blast on bed bugs even though I break out my flashlight and conduct an inspection of the room before I “move” in. Last night was the exception.

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The Top 4 Scariest Halloween Pests

I get a shiver down my spine when the calendar falls on October 31.   On cold nights I would run thru the neighborhood with my friends, ringing doorbells and yelling “trick or treat” for candy.   October in Wyomissing, PA, is filled with the mild days of fall and crisp cool nights. Trees blaze [...]

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Two Sides To American Pest Control

Many years ago I had a client who had two major problems. One was a nasty cockroach problem and the other was, well, me. She was a nice enough lady but she must have felt ashamed or embarrassed to have a bug man and so she was very specific in her instructions. I was to [...]

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From One Dust Mite Allergy Sufferer to Another

If you’re like me, you suffer from a number of allergies: grass, trees, pollen, pet dander (Ed: I presume this is an American-ism for pet hair/fur), mould and mildew, and yes, those ugly microscopic varmints, dust mites. Of all the allergens, the most problematic are the dust mites . . . how do you avoid [...]

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