Move In Or Move On?

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Do you love moving? Probably not. According to MovingLabor.com, peak moving months in the United States start on May 25th, and end on Sept. 6th. And while the peak months have passed, homes are still being bought and sold all throughout the year. In fact, moving companies, closing fees, and other subindustries in the moving […]

The Diseases Your Pests Carry

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No surprises here: pests can spread disease. On top of not paying rent, certain pests living around your home can pose a problem just by their presence, making them all the more unwelcome. So the question is: which of them actually cause health problems? We decided to put together a list of the 5 top […]

The Roommates You Didn’t Know About

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Let’s call it like it is: if you have a house, you probably have spiders.   They may be living in your basement, floorboards, attic, windowsills, or even inhabit your houseplants. But despite their reputation as outdoor pests that “randomly” appeared inside, most of your indoor spiders likely haven’t wandered into your home: Our houses are […]

Destruction Has Never Been Cuter

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  Voles. If you’ve heard of them, you’ve probably had them. If they sound like some super rodent from a pest control technician’s comic book, that’s because they kind of are. Don’t let their size fool you. Voles may be small, but they are a force to be reckoned with. WHAT IS A VOLE? Voles are […]

Here’s How To Send Hungry Ants Packing

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  Let’s start this off with a bang: The National Pest Management Association conducted a survey asking pest management professionals what kinds of places they’re most often called to deal with and service ants. The results? Eighty percent responded: single-family homes. The kind of home you probably live in. Whether it’s the fire ant, the odorous […]

But Does The Bee Actually Die?

It hurts. It’s unexpected. It’s possibly terrifying if you’re allergic. A bee sting turns a day at the lake or an afternoon at the park sour. And whether it was a sugary soda that attracted it, or you just were in the wrong place at the wrong time, all that seems to matter is revenge. […]

11 More Surprising Bug Facts

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DID YOU KNOW? We’re back with 11 More Surprising Bug Facts… And to be honest, #8 made our skin crawl. Bugs live literally everywhere and have developed incredible technologies to build their homes, catch their prey and survive any environment. In fact, for all we know about pests, entomologists are still discovering new things about […]

Spring Might Stink, Here’s Why

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Spring is springing up everywhere. Little dirt piles are appearing along sidewalks as ants wake up and start making new tunnels. Tiny spiders are floating around, having the ride of their newborn lives (a process called ‘ballooning’, if you were wondering). And of course, small stinkbugs are starting to walk through the freshly green grass, looking […]

Ants Are Literally Taking Over The Planet

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One mega-colony of ants inhabits most of the world, scientists have discovered. They’re an invasive species called Argentine ants (or Linepithema humile, if you’re a bug nerd like us), and while they originated in South America, they’ve spread globally to become the ants you’ve seen in your kitchen. This spreading of the species has resulted in billions upon billions […]