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Make A Pest Free Home Your New Year’s Resolution

Make A Pest Free Home Your New Year's ResolutionPeople choose to do all sorts of things at the beginning of each new year to make their lives better. For instance, some folks will promise to shed some pounds, and others will vow to quit smoking. These objectives typically stay centered around individual needs, but this year, think outside-of-the-box with the pledge and make the home safer and pest-free for your family. Different kinds of roaches are present in Maryland, including, but not limited to, the American, German, and Oriental species. Each one is as creepy as the next, and they lurk in all kinds of places like under sinks, inside sewers or trash cans, and even outdoors in woodpiles. They track bacteria and germs onto surfaces in the home, while also contaminating food supplies. Many people have roach allergies, and symptoms often include… Continue reading

Kudzu Bugs Invade The Mid-Atlantic

Kudzu Bugs Invade The Mid-AtlanticThe Mid-Atlantic has recently been invaded by a new pest. The kudzu bug has been spreading rapidly throughout the state, most affecting soybean growers. The Maryland Department of Agriculture recently confirmed the infestation and noted that the pest had been found in nine Maryland counties. Anne Arundel County and Prince George’s County have both been impacted. Continue reading

Keeping Pests Out Of Your Home This Year

Keeping Pests Out Of Your Home This YearYour home is your castle, and while it is there to help give you a refuge from the rest of the world it’s also important that you take steps to defend it from what the world can throw at it. A perfect example of this is pests, and no matter the time of year it’s important that you take the time to consider different steps that can be taken to keep pests out. Continue reading

Cleaning Up Your Garden This Winter To Avoid Pests

Cleaning Up Your Garden This Winter To Avoid PestsMaintaining your garden is one of the best ways to promote health and longevity. It’s no surprise that you’d want to, as you are likely very proud of the hard work you’ve put into your garden’s growth. Healthy gardens not only look great, but they can provide fruits and vegetables for family consumption throughout the year. Continue reading

Check Pets, Pant Legs, And Other Clothing For Ticks To Avoid Illnesses

Check Pets, Pant Legs, And Other Clothing For Ticks To Avoid IllnessesThe winter months are upon us, so hunters, campers, and other outdoor enthusiasts are venturing out into the woods. Faithful canine companions often accompany humans on these ventures, and ticks can hitch a ride back to the home on fur or clothing. People that live in rural areas may find themselves fighting these creatures on a daily basis. Different species call Maryland home, and each one can transmit diseases. The American dog tick, also commonly referred to as a wood tick, attacks humans and animals. It is approximately 3/16″ in length before feeding, but becomes engorged and larger after doing so. These creatures have brown coloring with white markings on their back. They are known carriers of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, tularemia, and even cause tick paralysis. Continue reading

Avoiding Restaurant Health Code Violations

Avoiding Restaurant Health Code Violations - Pest Control ServiceAs a restaurant owner, it could be devastating if your restaurant is shut down because of a health code violation. Word will quickly spread throughout the community that you have been shut down for pests, and your restaurants’ credibility will be ruined overnight. When eating out, customers trust that their food is being prepared in a safe, clean environment. These tips can help you avoid a restaurant health code violation. Continue reading

Avoid Painful Stings By Having Paper Wasps Exterminated By A Professional

Avoid Painful Stings By Having Paper Wasps Exterminated By A ProfessionalGoing into an outdoor structure, or even just walking around your home can be quite the challenge when paper wasps are present. These flying insects take up residency around humans because wood is readily available to them. They use this material to build their nests, which are sometimes hidden and inconspicuous. People and pets can quickly stumble upon one, without even realizing it, and receive painful stings before they know what is happening. Unlike bees, paper wasps do not lose their stingers after a single use, and multiple inflictions can be incurred. Continue reading