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Top 4 Things You Can Do To Prevent An Ant Infestation

April 15th, 2013|Categories: ants, General Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

The time to get rid of an infestation is before it happens not when you spot ants marching their way through you kitchen.  Once you find the ants and realize you have a problem, getting rid of them can seem almost impossible.  Before you see ants in your kitchen, or any other room of your [...]

How To Determine if You Need A Professional Pest Control Company

April 8th, 2013|Categories: Bees-Wasps-Hornets, Cockroaches, Fleas, General Pest Control, Mosquitoes, Termites|

Homeowners typically know when the pest control problem they have they should call in a professional.   For those who don't, here are a few quick tips. Pests are a natural part of life, it does not mean you have to like them or invite them in but it does mean that the line of [...]

There Are Many Things That Northern Virginia Homeowners Need to Know About Bed Bugs

April 1st, 2013|Categories: Bed Bugs, General Pest Control|

There are many things that Northern Virginia homeowners need to know about bed bugs, and the following article explores five facts about them assisted with information taken from the Center for Disease Control. Bed Bugs are Everywhere To begin with, bed bugs are parasites that feed only on the blood of animals and people while [...]

The 3 Pests You Will Most Likely Find in Your Northern Virginia Home

March 25th, 2013|Categories: ants, General Pest Control, spiders|Tags: , , , , , |

There are a multitude of pests that can be found in your Northern Virginia home,  but the 3 most common pests are crickets, ants, and rodents. When there are major weather changes, insects and rodents that normally live outside move inside to protect themselves from the harsher elements. CRICKETS Crickets are a brown, nocturnal insect that [...]

How To Tell if You Need A Professional Pest Control Company

March 11th, 2013|Categories: Bees-Wasps-Hornets, General Pest Control, Termites|

It's important for Fairfax County homeowners to know that pests can be more than a nuisance; they can be destructive to your property and can carry disease. A lot of homeowners prefer to take the DIY route because they believe that it saves money to try to get the problem under control on their own. [...]

Homebuyer’s Tip: Why Should You Pay for a Termite Inspection?

March 4th, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Termites|Tags: , , , , , |

Termite damage can be devastating, and it’s usually not covered by insurance. If you buy a home that’s been damaged by termites, the value may decrease rapidly. That’s why Northern Virginia lenders typically require that prospective homebuyers get a termite inspection prior to purchasing a home. Regardless if your lender requires an inspection or not, [...]

The Best Way to Protect Yourself from Lyme Disease in Northern Virginia

February 27th, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, Ticks|

Lyme Disease can have symptoms that range from mildly uncomfortable to completely disabling. The disease can go undetected for weeks or months, then dramatically impact your life. If you live in Northern Virginia, you're in prime deer tick territory and should act to protect yourself and your family from Lyme disease. By controlling rodents in [...]

Top Five Ways to Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus

February 25th, 2013|Categories: Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |

West Nile Virus is a potentially serious disease that is spread by mosquitoes. These insects bite birds that have been infected, then spread the disease to humans and other mammals when they bite them. According to the Centers for Disease Control, (CDC) 1 in 150 people who contract West Nile Disease experience serious symptoms. These [...]

5 Truths About Ticks and Lyme Disease

February 20th, 2013|Categories: Fleas, Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control, Ticks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lyme disease is a disease spread by deer ticks in summer months. It is most common in wooded areas of the United States, such as Washington, Oregon, and the east coast. The disease has four stages, and sufferers can be severely disabled if Lyme disease is not diagnosed and treated during the early stages. Lyme [...]

 
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