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The Top 5 Invasive Species Threatening Your Home

Invasive species are on the move across the U.S., causing property damage and presenting new health threats. Here are the top 5 invasive pests to look out for in and around your home.

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Flies 101: Different Types of Flies and the Threats they Pose

Flies are a common pest around the world. Although flies have short lifespans, they are able to quickly reproduce in large numbers and are also capable of spreading various dangerous diseases.

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5 Unusual Bed Bug Hiding Places

Bed bugs are often found in and around the bed. However, these skilled travelers often hide in a variety of unusual places that one would not think to look.

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Beware of Scorpions in the Southwest United States

Scorpions are a common nuisance pest in the Southwest United States. Although these pests are portrayed in movies as aggressive towards humans, they try to avoid human contact and their well-known “bites” tend to be accidental.

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6 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe from Pests During Storms

How can you keep your home safe from pests during hurricane season? These 6 tips will help you to keep your house pest-free even when dealing with hurricanes.

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Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

Most people are familiar with the sometimes maddening itching sensation of a mosquito bite. But why do mosquito bites itch, and why do they bite people in the first place?

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Homeowners Guide for Getting Rid of Summer Ants

With more than 700 ant species living in the U.S., it is crucial to know which one you’re dealing with in order to properly get rid of these common summer pests.

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The Difference Between Paper Wasps and European Hornets

Stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room each year. While you may have heard of common pests like paper wasps and European hornets, are you able to tell the difference from how they look, to what they eat, and where they like to nest?

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What Does a Tick Look Like: Tick Species and the Threats they Pose

Everything you need to know about the different kinds of ticks, how to prevent tick bites, and the threats associated with these potentially dangerous pests.

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What Just Bit Me?

Having trouble identifying a red welt or itchy rash? A bug bite could be the cause. Use this guide to identify bug bites, as they could signal a pest infestation or potential disease transmission.

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Pest Control Advice When Buying a New Home

When purchasing a home, certain steps must be taken to ensure things go smoothly. Aside from any cosmetic updates, it’s important to also account for any problems that may not be visible to the naked eye. This is why a new home pest inspection is so important.

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Flea Bites 101

Fleas are certainly an itchy annoyance to cats and dogs, but did you know they can bite and transmit disease to humans, too? Fleas can cause allergic dermatitis and are the most common transmitter of the albeit rare but still present bubonic plague.