Posts by stacymckinney

Are Rodents Chewing Your Wiring?

rodents chewing wiring

Rodents can carry diseases that pose a threat to people and pets, but did you know they can also damage your car? It’s true—rats and mice will gnaw on anything to sharpen their teeth, including the wiring in your car. Rodents chewing wiring can even be a problem in your home’s electrical system. If you…

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How to Recognize Florida Cockroaches

Florida cockroaches

When you head to the kitchen for a late-night snack and see cockroaches scurrying across your floor or counters, your first thought is probably not about what type of cockroach it is. There are, however, more than 70 species in the U.S., and as fall’s cooler temperatures approach with winter not far behind, there are…

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Alert Issued for Mosquito-borne Illness in Duval County

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The Florida Department of Health has just issued a mosquito-borne illness alert for Duval County after a West Nile virus case was confirmed. This is the second recently confirmed human case of the virus in our area—the first was in neighboring Nassau County. Both counties currently remain under a mosquito-borne illness advisory, which began earlier…

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Stinging Insect Activity Is at Its Peak

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The kids may be back in school, but there’s still plenty of warm weather left and outdoor fun to have. That means you can’t let down your guard on stinging insects such as yellowjackets, wasps, and hornets. Statistics show that emergency rooms around the country treat more than 500,000 people a year for insect stings,…

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Need Rodent Control for Your Business? Get SMART.

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Rats and mice can be a problem for any type of business, but for some, a rodent infestation can go straight to the bottom line. The costs of rodent control to fight what’s often a losing battle, along with the negative effects on your company’s or institution’s reputation results in measurable lost revenue. In addition,…

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Turner Pest Control Leaps to 41st-largest U.S. Pest Control Company

PCT Top 100 Pest Control

  The Turner team does it again! We’re pleased to share with you that Turner Pest Control jumped from the 48th to the 41st position on Pest Control Technology magazine’s annual PCT Top 100 List. The list includes the largest 100 companies in the pest control industry based on the prior year’s revenues. According to…

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Turner Pest Control Spring 2019 Scholarship

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Supporting the communities we share with you. From contributions and sponsorships, to the personal participation of our team members in local charitable events, Turner Pest Control is strongly committed to supporting efforts to make our communities great places to live and work. With our fourth scholarship program, now offered bi-annually, we’re highlighting the importance of…

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Turner Pest Control Awards Fall 2018 Scholarship

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We’re very pleased to announce that Lauren McDonnell of Menlo Park, California, has been awarded our third Turner Pest Control scholarship in the amount of $1,000! Ms. McDonnell will be a graduate student next year at Dartmouth College studying Health Data Science. Scholarship candidates were asked to submit an essay describing their commitment to community…

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Tips for Summer Lawn Care

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Most Florida turf grasses can tolerate some tough conditions, but there’s no avoiding summer lawn problems now that we’re moving into the hottest months of the year. Drought and extreme temperatures, over- or under-watering, improper mowing and nutrient deficiencies each bring their own kinds of stresses on your lawn, making them vulnerable to a range…

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Bed Bug Update: Travel Tips, New Technology & More

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Bed bugs are a year-round problem for both business owners and homeowners, but summer infestations are particularly stressful. Vacationers may encounter them while out of town (and bring them home), while commercial establishments may lose business due to an unfortunate infestation. Whether you’re a traveler or a business owner, however, we have good news: Turner…

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