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Wasp, Hornets, Bees- Are They Dangerous?

Unfortunately, for the residents of Florida, the Eastern Yellow Jacket, the Bald-Faced Hornet, and the Southern Yellow Jacket are very common in most parts of Florida.
Yellow jackets have the ability to sting humans more than once as their stings are not barbed. The Southern Yellow Jacket lives in both underground nests as well as aerial nets. Eastern Yellow Jackets typically build subterranean (underground) nests.

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Carpenter Ants: The Elusive Ant

A carpenter ant infestation might appear minor and negligible at first glance, but ignoring the problem could lead to costly property damage and replacement work. Additionally, most DIY methods involve sprays that provide temporary solutions by keeping ants at bay but lack the efficiency in eradicating infestations at the root. As a result, homeowners may waste a great deal of time, money, and effort in a lengthy and frustrating process.

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7 Tips for Controlling and Preventing Rodents

Keep your garbage stored in a covered, rodent-proof container. The scent of food is one of the main attractants…If you have fruit trees in your yard, as many Floridans do, make sure you pick up and remove ripened fruits. Leaving fruits on the ground or in a tree after ripening, can attract rats.

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The Advantages of the Sentricon Termite Baiting Systems

Termites love the bait, even more than wood, and they carry the active ingredient in the bait back to their colony. This causes the termites to lose their ability to molt, stops them in their current life stage, preventing them from laying eggs, thereby decimating the colony in a short while. With Sentricon there is total colony elimination.

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How to Remove a Dead Rodent Smell

If you locate the dead rodent, remove it; seal it in a ziplock or a plastic bag and dispose of securely. You should wear gloves to avoid contamination from bacteria or viruses. Clean the space thoroughly with disinfectants and perfumed detergents. Finally, ventilate the area well to carry away the smell.

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Preventing And Treating German Cockroaches

I have already touched on some of these steps but now it’s time to really go deep. Once you come into the kitchen and find those droppings, or you open a cabinet for a box of cereal and find those critters, it is time for drastic action.

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Why Bed Bugs Require Special Treatment

It is hard to tell if you have a bed bug bite unless you find bed bugs or signs of infestation. When bed bugs bite, they inject an anesthetic and an anticoagulant that prevents a person from realizing they are being bitten. Most people do not realize they have been bitten until bite marks appear anywhere from one to several days after the initial bite. The bite marks are similar to that of a mosquito or a flea — a slightly swollen and red area that may itch and be irritating.

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Pest Control in a Post-COVID World

Florida is home to all kinds of pests, including rats, mice, and at least 12,500 insect species (including various termites!). Pandemic, or no pandemic, these pests continue to be a nuisance. Follow the tips below when using pest control services in a post-COVID world.

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