Mosquito - Pest Control Library

Identify common pests with help from our pest library guide. From mosquitoes to bats to earwigs, call Turner Pest Control if they appear in or around your home! Mosquito HABITAT/WOOD PREFERENCE Prefers wooded and watery areas BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR Typically, both male and female mosquitoes feed on nectar and plant juices, but in many species…

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pest control ultimate guide

The sunny summers and mild winters of Florida make it a wonderful climate for residents and tourists alike—and, unfortunately, it’s also ideal for a wide variety of pests that range from annoying to harmful to downright hazardous.  In this 2020 Ultimate Guide to Pest Control, we’ll share information about nine different types of pests and…

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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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rodent awareness week

It’s Rodent Awareness Week, which coincides with the time of year we begin to spot these pests in or around our homes more frequently. According to a survey by the National Pest Management Association, rats and mice are the most common winter pests. With mice capable of producing a dozen offspring in less than a…

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tawny crazy ants

You may not have heard of tawny crazy ants just yet, but chances are you soon will. This exotic, invasive ant species, native to South America, has made its way to the Southeastern U.S. in the last few years and is expected to spread quickly through the region. Tawny crazy ants presently pose the most…

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mosquito control

With mosquito-borne diseases such as the Zika virus on the rise, these pests are no longer just an annoying nuisance. Now that temperatures in Florida are reaching into the 90s, it’s time to take extra precautions to control mosquitoes around your home. Don’t be attractive to mosquitoes To help protect yourself and your family from…

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millipede control

Are you starting to notice a wormlike creature with a lot of legs crawling in or around your home? You may be seeing millipedes, a common pest that likes to take cover in damp, dark places. When outdoor conditions are unusually dry or wet, millipedes can inch their way indoors. Here’s what you need to…

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kissing bug

Word is spreading about a new insect that’s been spotted in 28 U.S. states — the Triatomine or “kissing” bug. While it can be a health threat, knowing the facts is the best way to stay safe. Here are answers to some of the questions we’re getting about this pest. Why is it called the…

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rodent pest control

  Falling temperatures can drive all kinds of pests indoors, including rodents. Take time during Rodent Awareness Week (November 15 through 21) to learn more about these pests and take steps to prevent them from making your home their winter vacation spot. Threats to your health and property Far from being a simple nuisance, mice…

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Florida fall pests

If you find that Florida’s fall pests are making themselves at home while your attention is on little ghosts and goblins, you’re not alone. When temperatures begin to fall, some insects and other pests move indoors to find water and food, so you may notice your indoor pest population going up. Fall pest-proofing tips You…

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