Posts by stacymckinney

Tips for Summer Lawn Care

lawn care

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

bed bugs

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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Household Pests That Trigger Asthma and Allergies

Household pest allergies

May is designated as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) each year. While most of us are familiar with allergy and asthma triggers such as pollen, molds, and pet dander, other sources of common allergens may also be present in our homes, including household pests such…

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CDC: Mosquito and Tick Bite Disease Cases Rise

mosquito and tick disease

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a press release on the latest findings on illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites. These illnesses have tripled during the years between 2004 and 2016, with more than 640,000 cases reported. In that same timeframe, nine new germs that are spread by…

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Tips for Ant-Proofing Your Home

Ant Proofing

While we’re finally heading outside to enjoy spring weather and activities, ants are heading inside. As temperatures rise, you may notice these tiny pests around doors, windows, or other entry points as they seek a steady supply of food and water. Here are tips for ant-proofing your home before you have a serious infestation. Seal…

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A Happy Ending for National Pet Day!

Ms. Miller

We’re proud to be a partner of First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP), which does great work for our community. The latest example of FCNMHP’s positive impact is how it stepped in to save a friendly kitty, with the help of a caring neighbor, and we’re so glad to be able to share this…

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Termite Awareness Week: What to Know About Termite Control

The National Pest Management Association promotes Termite Awareness Week each spring, a time when it’s especially important for homeowners to brush up on their knowledge of these pests, including how to recognize them, how to prevent infestations, and what to do if a termite problem starts. Below is what you need to know about termite control,…

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Cleaning Tips for Cockroach Prevention

  Cockroaches move inside during cooler weather to find warmth, food, and water. Unfortunately, once they’ve set up house in your house, it can be difficult to get rid of their growing population. It’s important, however, to take steps to get them under control: What seems to be normal winter cold or spring allergy symptoms…

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Turner Pest Control Wins the 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

We’re pleased to announce that Turner Pest Control has earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2017 in the competitive pest control category. This award is given to service professionals with exceptional service ratings and reviews on, the online platform used by millions of consumers each year to connect to service providers. Award…

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Turner Partners with First Coast No More Homeless Pets

We’re proud to announce our new partnership with First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP), which helps people and their pets by providing essential services such as low-cost veterinary care and the Jacksonville Pet Food Bank. Our contributions of time and funds to this great cause will include: Free pest control for FCNMHP’s Cassat Regional…

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