Frequently Asked Questions About Spider Infestations

Florida has a rich and varied ecosystem, including several species of spiders. Although these arachnids generally focus on capturing and eating insects, they often trigger fear and revulsion among humans. Some spiders can even cause physical harm through their painful, toxic bites. Fortunately, you can get a nagging spider infestation under control once you understand…

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Myths About Pest Control

magnify glass looking at bugs

Household pests are an age-old problem and one of the most common problems for homeowners. Even so, misinformation still exists about pest attraction to certain areas and how to get rid of them. Pests can spread disease and aggravate allergy symptoms, so you should know what is fact or fiction when it comes to pests.…

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Considerations for Pest Control

Pest Control

As a homeowner, you must control pests that infest your home or risk diseases, structural damages, litter, awful smells, and property degradation. Pests can be devastating if left to procreate and spread to different areas of your home. Luckily, scientists are always devising new methods of pest control, and you do not need to tolerate…

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3 Rodent Diseases

Three Rodent Diseases

Rodents are pesky creatures that find their way into your home in search of shelter, food, and water. A rodent infestation means dealing with lots of dirty droppings for most people. But rodents can also carry infectious diseases. Understanding what diseases rodents can transmit can help you protect yourself. The following are a few of…

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Signs of a Rodent Infestation

Signs of a Rodent Infestation

Probably no one likes the thought of having rats or mice in their home. Rodents damage your home’s interiors, contaminate foods, and may cause health conditions such as Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, plague, and salmonellosis. Rodents may take refuge in your home. Rodents are stealthy creatures, so you may never see them unless you have a…

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3 Ways to Prevent a Termite Infestation

Prevent termite infestation

Termites exist in social colonies. And depending on the species, these colonies can vary from thousands of individual insects well into the millions. As termites seek good nesting spots, they often burrow into wooden floors and hidden crawlspaces. Because of their large numbers, these insects can quickly cause extensive structural home damage. That said, you…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Rat Infestations

Rat Infestation FAQs

Even if you love domesticated rodents as much as any other animal, you may not find much to love about an infestation of wild rats in your Florida home. These creatures breed rapidly, chew through critical parts of your home, and can spread some alarming diseases to you and your houseguests. Fortunately, you can conquer…

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6 Common Household Pests And How They Invade Florida Homes

Common household pests

The tropical climate of Florida is ideal for insect pests of all shapes and sizes. And when conditions are right, insect pests like ants, spiders, and ticks invade homes. Insect infestations can be difficult to eradicate indoors. The key to avoiding an infestation is to understand why insect pests invade homes in the first place.…

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