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Fungus and Your Orlando Lawn

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Now that the peak of the growing season for turfgrass has passed, other lawn problems may be revealing themselves. If you’re seeing brown or yellow areas, your Orlando yard may be under attack by a lawn fungus. There are several types of fungi that may be stressing your lawn and causing areas of discoloration. Read…

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Pest Problems During Hurricane Season

Pest Problems During Hurricane Season

All types of pest problems reach their peak during late summer and early fall, from an exploding mosquito population or insects eating your lawn. Unfortunately, this coincides with the most active part of the hurricane season. When severe tropical weather comes our way, the aftermath can leave us with a “perfect storm” of pest issues.…

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Protect Your Pets: How to Get Rid of Fleas

How to Get Rid of Fleas

It’s terrible to see a beloved pet being tortured by fleas. Just a few bites can make your pet miserable night and day, and it gets even worse when you find them on yourself! Because fleas breed very quickly, it’s important to take action before a widespread infestation takes hold in your house. Read on…

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Turner Pest Control Acquires PestShield Termite & Pest Services

Turner Pest Control Acquires PestShield

Turner Pest Control, an Anticimex company providing comprehensive pest control services to residential and commercial clients in Florida and South Georgia, has acquired PestShield Termite & Pest Services. PestShield is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, serving customers from Tampa to Naples. Turner Pest Control is one of the fastest-growing companies in Florida and South Georgia, and…

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Help Your Lawn Tolerate Drought Conditions

There’s finally some rain in the forecast after a long stretch of unseasonably high temperatures in Northeast Florida, but the hottest months are still to come. This early scorcher and prolonged lack of rain means that lawns are stressed much earlier this year, which may make your turf even more vulnerable in the weeks ahead.…

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Springtime is Time for Ant Control

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Ant control in our area can be a serious matter, since two types of these pests can cause damage to your home or an allergic reaction in response to a sting. Carpenter ants and fire ants can both become problems this time of year as the temperatures rise and heavy rains are more frequent. Learning…

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Brandon Pest Control Is Now a Part of Turner Pest Control

Turner Acquires Brandon Pest Control

We’re excited to announce that Brandon Pest Control is joining the Turner Pest Control team. As we combine these two world-class companies, we’re able to better serve all of our customers by having an increased reach and the ability to quickly respond to any service needs you may have. If you’re a former Brandon Pest…

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Termite Awareness Week: Are You Inviting Termites In?

Warmer weather means it’s time for Florida residents to get ready for the annual visits from spring and summer guests. There are some “guests,” however, that you don’t want to invite for a stay: termites. These destructive pests will begin to swarm soon, and as they do, they may decide that your house is the…

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Save on Expert Termite Control Through February 28

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Termites can do their damage year-round in Florida, but their most active season is about to begin. To help you get ready for peak termite activity and make our affordable termite control services an even greater value, sign up by February 28 for new termite service and save $100 on one of our comprehensive termite…

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Are Termites Active in Winter?

termites active in winter

Some Orlando pests are less active in winter, but termites aren’t among them. They forage for food year-round and stay active when they’re in a relatively warm environment. Termite queens can continue laying eggs in every season and in some warmer places, you can even see swarms of termites in the wintertime. What termites do…

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