Bed Bugs: Everything You Need to Know

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Bedbugs are a living nightmare. Within a short period of time, bedbugs can infest your sleeping area and bite you frequently during the night. Although bedbug bites don’t transmit diseases, they can cause allergic reactions. Stopping a bedbug infestation early is crucial to prevent the bedbugs from spreading to other areas of the home. If you suspect […]

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A Traveler’s Guide to Bed Bug Prevention

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Drawn to areas where humans live, bed bugs are savvy hitchhikers who can travel long distances and go months without feeding. Because of this, even high-end hotels and lodging options are at significant risk of developing a bed bug infestation. Unfortunately for travelers, sharing a hotel room with bed bugs for just one night can […]

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How to Get Rid of Palmetto Bugs in Charlotte, NC

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If you live in the American south, you’ve likely heard of palmetto bugs. These winged creatures infest Charlotte homes during the cooler months, causing problems like asthma and allergies. Simply put, palmetto bugs are a nuisance. Below, we discuss the key differences between palmetto bugs and other cockroach species. We also answer a burning question: […]

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Is Pest Control Treatment Safe for Babies?

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When scanning the contents of websites dedicated to “wisdom and moms,” you will eventually encounter questions concerning child-safe pest control treatment. Ants, cockroaches, termites and other disruptive and destructive home invaders cannot be tolerated for long. Yet parents get nervous when thinking about possibly toxic pest management anywhere near the babies, with good reason. Things Parents Need […]

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Ladybug Infestations: Causes, Prevention & Removal

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Ladybugs are thought to be omens of good luck, likely because they prey on aphids and other plant-eating pests. But what happens when these cute critters move from your backyard to your living room, invading your home in droves? When a large number of ladybugs take up residence in your house, it’s considered a ladybug […]

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How to Prevent Fleas and Ticks in North Carolina

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How to Prevent Fleas and Ticks in North Carolina Fleas and ticks aren’t pests that we think of fondly. These parasitic pests feast on the blood of humans and animals. They can also spread harmful diseases to both. Flea and tick treatment is often grouped together, but there are some differences. While ticks are typically […]

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How To Identify Problems With Your Crawl Space

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Because crawl spaces are often pretty narrow, it’s hard for homeowners to get underneath their house to inspect the foundation. Unfortunately, crawl spaces can experience several significant problems that may cause damage and a hefty repair bill. To avoid disaster, it’s much better to identify and fix any issues before they get out of control. […]

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Is Quarterly Pest Control Worth It?

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Typically, homeowners don’t consider pest control until there’s a problem. Unfortunately, once you spot signs of pests, it’s often too late to prevent a full-blown infestation. Instead, it’s often better to be proactive about monitoring and eliminating critters before they breed beyond your control. That’s where quarterly pest control comes in. We’ll discuss how this […]

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Mousetraps vs Professional Rodent Control

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When it comes to household pests, rodents are by far one of the most pervasive and destructive. If you notice signs of a rodent infestation, you need to take immediate action before it escalates out of control. However, there are two primary methods of rodent removal: DIY with mousetraps or professional rodent extermination.  We’re going […]

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5 Pests That Can Damage Your Charlotte Lawn

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When the weather’s nice, nothing beats staying outside and frolicking in your lush, green grass. However, you may not be the only one enjoying your lawn. In Charlotte, North Carolina, there are plenty of bugs and pests that love to call your yard home. We want to show you the most common lawn pests you […]

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Your Guide to Pest Control and Pet Safety

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When pests invade your home, you need to make sure to remove them as quickly as possible. Otherwise, the problem can spread rapidly, causing various issues such as destroyed property, food, and health-related issues. So, it’s imperative to deploy multiple pest control solutions immediately, such as traps, poison sprays, and more. But, what if you […]

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How to Keep Babies Safe From Mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes are a major nuisance for many regions of the United States, particularly in the south. However, while these pests might irritate you with bites and buzzing, how do they affect your little ones? Babies are just as susceptible to mosquito bites as anyone else, but they don’t have the luxury of protecting themselves. So, […]

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Your Guide To Waterproofing Your Crawl Space

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If your home has a crawl space for a foundation, this area can become a huge headache. Not only can it attract pests, but it can also accumulate moisture, leading to water damage. Over time, this damage can weaken the supports and potentially ruin your home’s foundation. To avoid catastrophe, you should waterproof your crawl […]

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When Is Mosquito Season in North Carolina?

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As far as outdoor pests go, mosquitos are one of the worst offenders. These pesky little critters can prevent you and your family from enjoying the outdoors, whether it’s your backyard or patio. For North Carolina residents, mosquitos are a significant problem, with Charlotte being one of the worst-hit cities in the United States. So, […]

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What Charlotte Homeowners Should Know About Clover Mites

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Typically, pests and insects work hard to remain unnoticed. They do this by blending into their backgrounds and environments so that predators can’t spot them. However, for the clover mite, “blending in” isn’t really an option, particularly in one’s home. These red invaders stand out against most backdrops unless you happen to live in a […]

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How to Prepare Your Home for Pest Control Services

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When you find your home overrun with pests such as ants, cockroaches, termites, fleas, spiders, or rodents, it’s important to get them out as soon as possible. The best results can be achieved by working together with a pest control service before and after their arrival. They will typically provide a list of specific steps […]

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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 […]

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Are Bug Bombs Safe?

When you see a cockroach scurry away in your kitchen, it’s tempting to go out and purchase a bug bomb, also known as a fogger. However, total release foggers (TRF) or bug bombs aren’t that effective at killing pests. What’s more, they can also put your family, pets, and home at serious risk. How do […]

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Bed Bug Bites vs. Mosquito Bites: How to Tell the Difference  

At first look, bed bug bites and mosquito bites appear very similar to each other. Many individuals often can’t determine which type of pest has bitten them, so they may not seek the appropriate pest control treatment. Proper identification of bed bug bites vs mosquito bites allows you to seek the correct services to eradicate the critters from […]

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How to Protect Your Electrical Wiring from Rodents This Winter

It’s no secret: Rodents chew everything, including wires, insulation and wood. Yet when pondering the cumulative dangers associated with Charlotte rodent infestation, homeowners often overlook the hidden dangers of electrical malfunctions. Correcting rodent-induced electrical problems is expensive. Failing to correct damaged electrical wiring and connections can result in a life-threatening electrical fire. Charlotte Rodent Infestation […]

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How to Keep Mosquitoes Away

With North Carolina’s humid weather and hot temperatures here, mosquitoes are bound to arrive on your property. While these pests are a major nuisance, mosquito bites can also be a health threat, known to spread serious diseases to your family and pets. While there are lots of ways to keep mosquitos away, the best method […]

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How to Get Birds Out of Your Attic

Although birds are often harmless outdoors, they can become a nuisance when they invade your attic. Birds are responsible for making large messes when roosting in an attic. They also carry potentially harmful diseases and parasites. Not only do you want to get birds out of your attic, you’ll want to make adjustments to keep them […]

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