What NC Spiders are Dangerous?

Spiders thrive in North Carolina due to the state’s warm average temperatures, so you may encounter arachnids no matter the season. Despite there being over 1,500 species of spiders residing within the state of North Carolina, you may be surprised to learn that only two of these are poisonous spiders that pose a threat to humans. Although […]

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How to Protect Your Home from Carpenter Bees

During the spring and summer months, homeowners will start to notice the appearance of large yellow and black bees flying around their properties. The bees typically measure up to one inch and are often mistaken for bumblebees. However, unlike bumblebees, carpenter bees can cause serious structural damage to your home. A carpenter bee problem should […]

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Signs of a Ladybug Infestation

The word “ladybug” may sound innocent enough, but if you’ve ever had a ladybug infestation, you’re aware of the havoc these pretty, little critters can cause. Although some species of ladybugs are harmless and can help in your yard by devouring plant-eating insects, they are also capable of invading the inside of your home in droves. Fast […]

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Did You Know Mosquitoes Can Be Dangerous?

We all love the spring and summer. Long days of sunshine and hours of enjoyment in our backyards. However, one part of summer can be a real mood killer: the invasion of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are more than a simple nuisance—they can carry and facilitate the spread of dangerous and potentially deadly viruses. The Centers for […]

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