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How to Get Rid of Wasp Nest

When deciding how to get rid of a wasp nest in your home, it is critical to remember that safety is the top priority. The easiest approach to eliminate a wasp nest without getting bitten or causing property damage is ...
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How to Get Rid of Pests Before Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends, eat delicious food, and express our appreciation and gratefulness for others’ blessings. Nevertheless, a family-sized dinner of turkey, stuffing, casserole, and pumpkin pie may result in a lot of leftovers ...
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A Guide to Fleas in Orange County

Fleas are microscopic insects that, despite their small size and brief lifespan (2-4 weeks), may create significant issues for humans. Fleas, which feed on the blood of a variety of animals, require a blood meal to continue their reproductive process ...
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Crickets Mating Season

The singing of cricket is equivalent to a conversation among these insects. There are four unique tunes, each serving a distinct function. The opening song is a call to arms. Females find the song's melody appealing, whereas other guys find ...
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Get Rid of Ants in Your Kitchen

Let’s face it: nobody likes seeing ants in their homes. But this dislike becomes more intense when you spot ants inside your kitchen! Just imagine you are opening your pantry to take out all the ingredients for baking your favorite ...
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Spiders When Males Come Out to Mate

Autumn is almost here, and while it is a lovely season, it also brings a lot of insects and pests into our homes. Several insects start mating at the beginning of the fall, especially spiders. And if you don’t take ...
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German Roaches Go On the Move and Begin Hitchhiking

There are a couple of more important and urgent calls in the exterminator’s world, apart from individuals who have found a nest of German roaches. The roaches are smelly, unhygienic, and disgusting to have around and will infect everything they ...
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Ants, Picnics, and Parties

It’s a beautiful morning, and you are all set for a day out with your family to have a nice picnic. However, there is a little problem with all those ants surrounding your food and ruining it all for you ...
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How to Get Rid of Gnats

Fungus gnats, fruit flies, and drain flies are all examples of gnats, which are little flying insects. Fungus gnats have black bodies and lengthy legs, whereas fruit flies are brown and spherical, and sewer flies have moth-like wingspan and are ...
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How to Treat a Bee Sting?

Bee stings can happen any time and anywhere - whether you’re in a garden, playground, or hiking out there. And let’s be honest, bee stings are the worst - they hurt so much that one cannot help but freak out ...
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How to Kill Bird Mites

As the name suggests, bird mites are avian parasites that mostly infect domesticated birds. They live on the birds’ skin, but can easily find their way into our homes. Bird mites aren’t a parasite to humans, but we cannot deny ...
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Flea Season in Orange County, CA

Cooler weather or not, fleas in Orange County don’t really go away. In fact,  fleas, like other pests like cockroaches, ants, and houseflies, like warm weather. Higher temperatures are ideal for fleas to lay eggs, resulting in larvae hatching and ...
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How to Get Rid of Spiders?

Just like any other pests, spiders are creepy too. You’ll find them in different corners of your home, making your space their home! The annoying part about spiders is that they multiply super quick, making it all the difficult to ...
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How to Get Rid of Earwigs in the House?

Earwigs are unsightly, confused insects and are usually regarded as nuisance pests. It's a widely held belief that these insects will dig into people's ears to lay eggs. This narrative may have given rise to the earwig's name. However, it ...
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Do Earwigs Bite?

If you've ever seen an earwig, you might think it's a scary insect that can harm you. However, that is not the case. We'll look at how to classify earwigs and how to remove them if they've found a home ...
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Why do Beetles Enter Homes in Orange County?- Preferred Pest Control

Household pests are similar to humans in certain respects. They require a consistent source of food, which is often difficult to come by during winter. When the weather becomes cold, they rush to locate any warm refuge they can find ...
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Rodents Seek Shelter From Cold Nights and Rainy Season- Preferred Pest Control

Winter's return means more time spent indoors, but you're not alone. As the weather drops, mice and rats seek food and shelter indoors. Mice can fit through a knothole of a pencil eraser, whereas rats can pass through a quarter-sized ...
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How to Get Rid of Carpet Beetles?

Carpet beetles (Dermestids) can burrow in your carpet and produce eggs. Their larvae, once inside, can cause mayhem on rugs, drapes, upholstery, or even your apparel. Carpet beetles are multicolored, pinhead-sized bugs that move slowly and turn over when touched ...
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Subterranean Termites Swarm in Fall Reproduce in Homes

A termite swarm may be the most evident indicator of a termite infestation for many households. Termites swarm only when the colony has reached a specific size, and the meteorological conditions are favorable for flight. If you notice a swarm ...
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Types of Rodents in Orange County CA

Rodents are everywhere. Anywhere you go, you are bound to find irritating little things moving around you, and Orange Country is no different. Some resort to pest control to prevent rodents from ruining their living space while others use DIY ...
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Do It Yourself Pest Control or Preferred Pest Control in Orange Country CA

Pests may cause major issues in your house. Critters such as bugs and rodents are known to transmit diseases to people. Others, such as insects, can inflict major structural damage to your property. While insect issues at home are common,, ...
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How to Get Rid of Clothes Moth

Nothing is scarier than moths in your clothes. It is a nightmare for your wardrobe. One might not even notice these moths until months later when you find holes in your favorite scarf or that expensive sweater. It starts with ...
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How to Get Rid of Wasps With Preferred Pest Control

Imagine preparing a delicious grill outside during summers, sipping cool wine, and waiting for dinner to get ready, but then you suddenly hear a persistent buzz around your shoulder. Yep, Wasps are here to ruin your perfect evening. Wasps take ...
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Pantry Pest Cause a Lot of Thanksgiving Headache

Food storage and preparation spaces may be a breeding ground for a variety of stored product pests. Stored product pests, often known as pantry pests, are a group of moths and beetles that may infest goods usually found in restaurant ...
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How to Get Rid of Annoying Fleas?

Fleas are parasitic insects that feed on people and other warm-blooded living creatures. When infestations are severe, or other hosts are unavailable, they will feed on humans. Fleas are a regular household annoyance, especially in homes with pets. From bug ...
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