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We are the Experts in Pest Control, so its only right that our experts can give you some industry insight into best practice as well as experience from the field, seminars we have presented at, report data, that kind of thing.

History of the Cockroach Trap

Cockroach House Trap

Cockroach traps originated as tin cans coated in Vaseline, but became widely used as cardboard adhesive traps of cockroaches without the use of chemicals.

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What Are Wood Boring Beetles?

Wood Boring Beetles

Picture this: you’re sitting at the table, happily eating dinner, while mere feet below your chair, small worm-like creatures are tunneling through the wooden support structures of the floor that’s holding you up. If you head down into the basement below and listen quietly, you may even hear the telltale “clicking” sound of the larvae [...]

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Clothes Moth Infestations

Sweater with moth holes

Wondering what’s eating your shirt? Entomologist Nancy Troyano shares her insight on clothes moth infestations and how to protect your winter clothes.

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Differences Between Moles, Voles and Shrews

The Differences between Moles, Voles and Shrews

Oftentimes our customers call us to report seeing a small, mouse-like creature scurrying around their landscape.  Typically, customers notice burrows in their mulch, or runways that part the grass or in the snow.  The culprits are little creatures commonly referred to as moles, but in reality, they may actually be a mole, vole or a [...]

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Spiders Considered Good Luck?

red knee tarantula

There are over 40,000 species of spiders worldwide, with approximately 3700 of those species occurring in North America.  Of these 3700 species of spiders, only a very small amount will find their way into homes and human structures. And from these, an even smaller proportion will attract the attention of home and business owners enough [...]

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