Pest Control

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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Do You Need Pest Control in Winter Months?

It may seem that pest control isn’t necessary in winter months, but this is the time of year that several types of pests look for shelter, food and water indoors. Winter is also the time to check your lawn for pests and weeds, and apply pre-emergent weed control so that your yard will be in…

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Need Rodent Control for Your Business? Get SMART.

rodent awareness week

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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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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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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Cleaning Tips for Cockroach Prevention

American Cockroach on Dog Dish

  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 AngiesList.com, the online platform used by millions of consumers each year to connect to service providers.…

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