Rodents

Need Rodent Control for Your Business? Get SMART.

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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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Rodent Awareness Week: Rodent Control Basics

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Cooler weather is always welcome this time of year, but as temperatures drop, rodents such as mice and rats head indoors to find warmth. According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), nearly half of all rodent issues happen in the fall and winter months. To help educate the public about the health risks that…

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It’s Rodent Awareness Week

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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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Mice and Rats: Unwanted Winter Guests

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  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!

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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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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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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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How to Know When to Hire a Pest Professional

Why Do-It-Yourself Measures Aren’t Always Enough When pests find their way indoors, homeowners are often tempted to try and control the problem on their own, but the truth is that most pests are better left to professionals. After all, pest professionals have the knowledge, tools and training to safely and properly eliminate pest infestations. “When…

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Integrated Pest Management: Pest Control Made Easy

  Small household pests are no small problem. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) warns families that cockroaches are a leading trigger of allergies and asthma attacks. The pests’ saliva, droppings and decomposing bodies contain allergen proteins known to trigger allergies and increase the severity of asthma symptoms, especially in children. Small rodents can chew…

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April is National Pest Management Month

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) celebrates April as National Pest Management Month, an observance that’s been taking place for more than 30 years to recognize the pest management industry for its commitment to the protection of public health and property from common household pests. “Whether it’s rodents, ants, termites, bed bugs or cockroaches, pest…

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