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The Ant Has More Than Just High Hopes

As I was sweeping my patio at home this past weekend, I noticed a number of pavement ant mounds between the bricks, which reminded me it was time to call my friendly pest control technician who protects my home from a (potential) annual ant invasion. But it also got me thinking though about how selfless pests are [...]

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Top 10 Tips For A Pest Free Home

Homeowners can take simple steps to protect their homes and family from pests. So spending some time now Spring cleaning and tidying up in and around your home will go a long way to keep pests at bay when the weather warms up. Solve moisture problems: cracked gutters, leaky faucets and standing water. Seal cracks [...]

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Happy Earth Day

Since it was Earth Day 2010 yesterday, I thought it would be nice to recognize the huge strides the pest control industry has made in providing green pest control services. What does Green Really Mean? Green is a state of mind about finding more environmentally friendly ways to provide and use products and services.  You [...]

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We Found The Nervy Rodent – There Was Only One!

As you may recall know, I have been battling an extremely smart mouse in my house with the help of my excellent Technician Scott.  This rodent must know I work for Ehrlich because he/she has been extraordinarily difficult to remove.  Here’s the story of how we finally caught it. I made hot cereal on the [...]

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The Pest Olympics — Amazing Pest Feats

As is the case every Olympics (Winter or otherwise), I am in awe of what the human body can achieve.  The years of dedication, of training, of success and of triumph that Olympians endure deserves our respect. But in watching the 2010 Olympics, it occurred to me that humans have nothing over most pests when [...]

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