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Ouch! North Florida’s Stinging Insects

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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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Don’t Miss A Very Special Jaguars “Home” Game on August 14

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The Jacksonville Jaguars’ first 2015 preseason appearance gives “home game” new meaning. The game will be most fans’ first chance to see the home being built inside the gates of EverBank Field by Dream Finders Homes. We are very proud to be a part of this project, which will result in the donation of the…

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Selling Your Home? Schedule a Pest Inspection First

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The Jacksonville-area housing market has seen very positive gains in the first half of 2015, resulting in more homeowners considering putting their homes up for sale. If you’ve made the decision to take advantage of current market conditions and sell your home, your to-do list is sure to include making your property look its best…

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All About Palmetto Bugs

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There are several species of roaches that have come to be called “palmetto bugs,” but the American cockroach is usually the species to which this term refers. Whatever you choose to call them, Floridians are all too familiar with these pests. While these huge, winged creatures are certainly not desirable to have around, the good…

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Avoid Pest Control Problems in Cooler Weather with Turner Pest Control

The weather in Florida is getting cooler.  Turner Pest Control wants to remind you that while this cooler weather may be a welcomed change for many homeowners, your routine pest control should not change. A common mistake homeowner’s will make is to assume that there is no need for pest control in the winter because…

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Turner Pest Control’s Tips for Keeping Holiday Treats Pest Free

‘Tis the season to prevent pantry pests from ruining holiday recipes Throughout the holidays, families spend more time in the kitchen cooking for dinners and baking for parties. Turner Pest Control and The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds people to be wary of the uninvited guests that could be hiding in the cupboards, especially…

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This Halloween, Ensure Only Fake Bats and Spiders Are in Your House

Bats, bees and spiders, oh my! While it’s certainly normal to see these creatures invade your front doorstep on Halloween in the form of candy treat seekers, the real ones are generally unwelcome pests no one wants in or around their homes. As we prepare to bid farewell to summer and welcome the fall, it’s…

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Cockroaches & Disease

The important link between cockroaches and diseases like Salmonella If you have ever had cockroaches in your home, you know it can be an unpleasant experience. Their spiny legs, prehistoric appearance and habit of hiding out in kitchens and bathrooms can be enough to make even a brave soul feel a little squeamish. But many…

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You Need Two Types of Home Inspections Before Buying a New Home

The importance of a wood-boring pest inspection when buying a home. Before closing on the purchase of a new home, it is important to have two home inspections. The difference between these inspection types may not be apparent to everyone. Your basic Home Inspection – Hire a qualified home inspector who will do an inspection…

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YellowJackets 101: Everything You Need to Know

Yellowjackets are a very common summer and fall pest in the United States, and while they are grouped in the general category of stinging insects, yellowjackets have some pretty unique characteristics. Understanding what sets yellowjackets apart is the first step in controlling them on your property and reducing the likelihood of stings. What they look…

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