10 Ways to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Most of us have experienced the misfortune of encountering stink bugs within our home. Stink bugs have earned their well-deserved notoriety by emitting a distinct noxious odor when threatened or killed. Although stink bugs don’t pose a risk to the health of you or your family members, they are considered nuisance pests. Arriving in the […]

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When is it Time to Call the Exterminator?

Exterminators provide an invaluable service to homeowners. By removing pests from a property, they help protect both the value of your home and the health of your family members. Although a number of pest issues can be prevented, once pests have moved into the property it’s time to bring in professional help. Ignoring pests with […]

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What to Know About Home Humidity this Winter in Charlotte, NC

Your home’s humidity level in the winter has a direct impact on your family’s comfort. During the winter as temperatures drop, the moisture in the air decreases significantly. When the air in your home is dry, you are more likely to catch a cold and suffer from issues like dry, itchy skin. Structural problems can occur […]

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A Traveler’s Guide to Bed Bug Prevention: Part One

A Short History of Bed Bug Infestations in the U.S. In the years before 1950, bed bugs presented a common household problem. Then came the widespread application of persistent insecticides. Sightings of bed bugs joined the class of dinosaur sightings. For the most part, NC homeowners, as well as the rest of the nation, enjoyed […]

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North Carolina Termite Prevention Tips

Termite prevention is a serious matter for all homeowners. According to the National Pest Management Association, termites are responsible for approximately $5 billion in damage annually. Most distressingly, the cost of repairs for termite damage falls into the laps of homeowners since most insurance companies won’t provide coverage for termites. In the Carolinas, the most problematic of […]

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Dangers of Moisture in Your Home

Many Charlotte residents do not know they need to think about the dangers of excess moisture in their home until it’s too late; however, Southern homes are often prone to moisture issues that can wreak havoc on their property and wellbeing. While it’s easy to overlook a small amount of water damage or a foul […]

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Keep Your Fall Decor Pest Free

For many North Carolina residents, Fall is our favorite season. As soon as the temperatures start to cool, we are ready to decorate our homes with our favorite Fall décor including pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales, mums and gourds. However, even if you love Halloween, you don’t want a real scare by attracting real bugs […]

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Top 10 Things to Know About Moisture Control

Not controlling the moisture levels in your home can contribute to a host of problems. When home humidity levels are too high it accelerates mold and mildew growth, reduces heating and cooling efficiency and creates an appealing environment for unwanted pests. It is imperative that all homeowners develop a moisture control strategy to prevent these […]

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How Can I Control Moisture In My Home?

Excess moisture in the home can turn into a serious problem. When moisture levels are not kept in check, structural problems can occur. Too much humidity can stimulate mold growth and act as an attractant to household pests such as termites and crickets. As a preventative pest control method, you should take measures to stop excessive […]

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Seven Ways to Keep Rodents Away

Rodents may look cute and cuddly in Disney films, but for most, they are unwanted house guests. Not only are rodents, including mice and rats, bothersome to notice around the house, they also have the potential to cause health issues by carrying dangerous diseases. Rodents are notorious for discovering food sources and contaminating them. Property […]

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