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How Do You Get Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs were feeding on humans for more than three thousand three hundred years and remain one of the top pests plaguing houses, resorts, hospitals, points of interest, and even public transportation these days. due to their capability to stealthily ...
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How To Protect Your Family From Outdoor Pests

The outdoors have lots of experience, natural beauty and, yes, even bugs. If you and your household take pleasure in spending time outside, pests might prove to be a significant issue. With a little knowledge and the right approach, you ...
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Ants and Rats – Call The Pest Control Experts

Everyone has pests in their house at one time or another in their lives. Some are simpler to eliminate than others. Employing a professional pest control business generally indicates you are more likely to discover a long-term option than just ...
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Tips To Keep Pests From Ruining Your Summer Parties

Summer time is the high-quality time of the year for outdoor parties. The times stretch lengthy, and the temperatures are perfect for kicking returned with a refreshing glass of iced tea, or some thing more potent. It’s additionally full of ...
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Diseases that RODENTS Carry – Preferred Pest Control OC

Rodents aren’t simply a nuisance thanks to their tendency to seek out and eat human food. They’re conjointly a serious tormenter concern as a result of they will transmit variety of dangerous diseases to humans through their waste and different ...
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All you need to know about Mice or Rodents

A rat or mouse problem inside a home or business can pose a big threat to both health and property. Various types of common rodents are known to spread Salmonella and other bacteria. They are also capable of triggering allergies ...
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Winter Pests and Orange County Pest Control

Insects, being cold-blooded, frequently hibernate during the winter. However, the presence of warm, climate-controlled homes and a steady source of food and water can lead some bugs to venture indoors rather than go into hiding throughout the colder months. Rodents, ...
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Signs of Termite Infestation

Termite Infestation can prompt hefty upkeep cost, including evacuation of invaded woodwork and establishment of new wooden edges for entryways and windows. It can seriously bargain the auxiliary uprightness of a home or business building. This can occur without the ...
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Winter Pests and Orange County Pest Control

The beginning of winter can frequently be a significant time for the advancement of bug issues. As temperatures drop, bothers look for warmth and safe house in your home (and possibly in your vehicle). Here are a few irritations to ...
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Get Rid of Mosquitoes & Flies by Growing Plants!

House flies and mosquitoes are recognized as carriers of easily communicable diseases. They collect different pathogens on their legs and mouths, females mostly lay eggs on decomposing organic matter, garbage, feces and animal corpses. Mosquitoes most breed in standing water ...
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Increase in Rat Infestations in During Pandemic Likely Has Multiple Causes

The cause of the increased rat activity is likely due to two major factors: the corona virus pandemic and one specific abandoned property. Causes of Rat Infestations At the start of the year, events leading up to the corona virus ...
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How to Get Rid of Mice — And Keep Them Away

What do mouse droppings look like? Mouse droppings resemble dark grains of rice, about a quarter inch long. Rat droppings look a little wider and longer — about half an inch in length. Trails of little poop pellets are certainly ...
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Natural Ways to Get Rid of Ants | Preferred Pest Control

Natural Ant Repellents Keep ants from returning with these repellents. Cucumbers Place cucumber slices near entry points in your home. Ants are repelled by the smell. Chalk Draw a chalk line where you don’t want ants to cross. The ants ...
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How to Get Rid of Pests

These tried-and-true solutions will help you win the war against some of the toughest pests around. How to win the war against pests Getting rid of bugs, insects and critters in and around your home can take weeks or months ...
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PEST CATEGORY: ANTS

CARPENTER ANT: Carpenter ants are large ants that nest in hollows of woods. The nest is usually associated with wood decay or termite damage in a house. Outdoors, carpenter ants nest in mulch and debris. They do not consume wood; ...
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BED BUG MANAGEMENT SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY

TACKLING BED BUG INFESTATIONS Many pest control companies have reported a drastic increase in bed bug calls in the last few years, and Dodson Pest Control is no exception. Due to the ease of travel, bed bugs have become a ...
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HANTAVIRUS & OTHER DISEASES FROM MICE

If you see a tiny rodent or two scurry across the floor, your first thought might be to go after it and dispose of it immediately. Our pest professionals want to caution homeowners choosing to perform at-home pest control tactics ...
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BEE VS WASP VS HORNET | YOUR GUIDE TO STINGING INSECTS June 17, 2020 Summer and fall months bring a lot of wonderful things such as pool days, flowers, grilling, football season and more. But what many of us forget ...
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Getting Rid of Garden Pests

It probably won’t surprise most vegetable gardeners that insects outnumber humans many millions of times over. While some insects can be beneficial for certain plants, gardeners are all too familiar with the destruction of many tiny crawly critters. Fortunately, nature ...
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8 Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites Once and for All

You’re not the only one looking forward to fun summer activities. Pesky mosquitos also enjoy warmer weather, so it's best to prepare to share the great outdoors with a few insect friends. Getting rid of them isn't as easy as getting rid ...
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Treating Termite Infestation in New Construction

Treating termites before construction starts can help you defend against possible claims in the future as they frequently dwell where there is a high concentration of moisture and dampness. In old houses, these are frequent problems because they tend to live ...
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5 Ways to Get Rid of Silverfish

Of all the insect infestations you can be cursed with, silverfish might just be the most skin-crawling — right after cockroaches, of course. Silverfish are mostly a (super-creepy) nuisance pest, but they can destroy books, wallpaper, and clothes with their excrement, according to ...
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How to Kill Termites

Out of the umpteen insects, critters, rodents and other pests, termites seem to be the most dangerous ones. They are one such pest that can ruin your house’s foundation in just a few years. The worst part is that they ...
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Getting Rid of Garden Pests

It probably won’t surprise most vegetable gardeners that insects outnumber humans many millions of times over. While some insects can be beneficial for certain plants, gardeners are all too familiar with the destruction of many tiny crawly critters. Fortunately, nature ...
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4 Good ways to get rid of mosquitoes in your yard

Mosquitos aren't just an outdoor nuisance -- they're a legitimate cause for health concerns. So far, 2012 has been the worst year on record for reported cases of West Nile virus in the United States, and according to the Centers for ...
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