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Author Archives: Lynn

This Is One (Or Two Or…?) Smart Mouse!

For years, I’ve soaked in all of this pest control wisdom about how to keep pests out of your home. I’ve kept the bushes trimmed outside, made sure all the gaps were sealed and kept a clean kitchen (as clean as you can keep with two teenagers at least.) You can only imagine my horror [...]

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What Working In Pest Control Has Done To My Kids

I wanted to share a bit of a humorous pest control story with our blog readers.  I have two children, a boy aged 11 and a daughter, who is 14.  Certainly, in our business there’s always an interesting dinner time story… the bed bug fumigation, the rodent in someone’s toilet, etc. A few weeks ago, [...]

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Rats Arent Winning The Rat Race

After writing a post recently responding to comments that rats are literally overrunning our major US cities, I got curious. I know what my respected colleagues at D-Con said, but statistics and predictions don’t always tell the whole truth.  It occurred to me that we have local service offices in many of those major cities [...]

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Are The Rats Winning The Rat Race Out There?

It’s frightening really – even for those of us in the pest control business who deal with rats every day. According to a report published recently (not by us sadly!) and highlighted yesterday by Reuters, the US is literally on the brink of a national rat invasion of epidemic proportions.   As is usually the case, [...]

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Do Pests Go On Vacation

There’s something about a peaceful lakeside vacation that makes you a bit more reflective about the mundane.  Every day me and my colleagues think about pests in some form or another as part of our jobs – pests in homes, bedbugs in hotels, stinging insects at a picnic, the list goes on and on.  But as [...]

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