Pests

It’s Rodent Awareness Week

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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It’s Tawny Crazy Ant Season in Northeast Florida

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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Prime Time For Mosquitoes Is Here

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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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Springtime Millipede Control

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. This time of year, millipedes…

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The Facts About Kissing Bugs

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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Mice and Rats: Unwanted Winter Guests

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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Spooked by Fall Pests? We Treat, No Tricks!

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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Armyworms: A Fall Threat to Florida Lawns

Florida fall armyworm pest

As we move into fall, if your lawn has suddenly turned brown or grass has disappeared altogether, the armyworm could be to blame. Feeding on your grass, these pests are very destructive, laying their eggs on blades of grass and leaving destruction in their wake. While they cause the most harm to newly sodded or…

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Concerned About Bed Bugs? We’re Here to Help.

bed bugs Jacksonville

A bed bug problem can happen to anyone, and when it does, it’s very stressful to try to deal with it on your own. That’s why we offer caring, professional service provided by trained technicians. If you’re concerned about bed bugs in your Jacksonville home, our bed bug elimination experts are ready to take care…

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Ouch! North Florida’s Stinging Insects

stinging insects

If you’re new to the Jacksonville or North Florida area, welcome to our sunny climate, friendly people and, unfortunately, a rather large population of stinging insects. While some don’t require professional pest control, most of them do pose some risk. For most of us, a sting is just painful, but for those with insect allergies,…

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