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Squirrels Driving West Coast Homeowners Nuts

Along the west coast, there are five squirrel species that frequent backyards (and occasionally the confines of our homes). Learn more about these species.

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Raccoons Moving Through Northeast Neighborhoods

Raccoons are particularly a concern in areas where their populations are thriving, such as the east coast and in cities. Learn more about these wild animals.

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Southeastern U.S. Braces For Heavy Termite Season

Discover the five types of termite species to be aware of at the turn of the season if you reside in the southeastern United States.

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Squirrels 101

Read on to find out what squirrels look like, what they eat, where they live and whether or not they are a threat to humans.

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Apartment Living: How to Keep Pests Out

Apartment complexes are among the toughest structures for pest control. Find out our three main tips to avoid a pest encounter in an apartment complex.

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Where Do Mosquitoes Go in Winter?

It’s a common misconception that mosquitoes simply die upon Jack Frost’s arrival. Read on to learn more about seasonal mosquito activity.

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Paper Wasps Can Stick Around During Winter

Have you ever spotted a wasp flying around your home in the dead of winter and wondered, “Where in the world did that come from?” Read on to learn why this happens.

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The One Resolution Homeowners Should Make

While pest-proofing might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of a News Years resolution, it can save you a lot of time and money over the course of the year if done properly.

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Interesting Tick Facts

Before heading outdoors this summer, check out these five little-known facts about one of the season's most common biting pests - ticks.

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Termite Swarming is Underway in Florida

In Florida, termites can infest homes earlier in the year, oftentimes before the official first day of spring. Learn about the common species found in the Sunshine State.

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What Happens to Pests During the Winter?

What happens to pests like ants, mosquitoes and termites when the cold weather rolls in? Learn more about how specific pests survive the harsh elements.

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How to Spot Mice or Rats in the Home

The National Pest Management Association put together the following list to help determine if your home is indeed infested with rodents.