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Why West Nile Virus Should Be Taken Seriously

August 16th, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Northern VA homeowners need to take action to protect their families and friends from mosquito bites that may cause West Nile Virus. Learn when infestations are more likely, how to prevent mosquito populations from settling near your home, and how to protect yourself and others from getting bitten. West Nile can be a deadly virus [...]

It’s Summertime! The Top 5 Pests You Will Encounter in Your Northern VA Home

August 11th, 2013|Categories: Fleas, General Pest Control, Mosquitoes, Pest Prevention Tips, spiders, Termites|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Summer is a beautiful time in Northern Virginia, as it brings blue skies and warm sun, but it also brings with it a number of different pests and bugs. Although some of these bugs are useful members of your home ecosystem, others are simply pests that are not only annoying, but can even be dangerous. [...]

Do You Have Termites? Make Sure You Use Termidor®… and Here’s Why!

August 1st, 2013|Categories: General Pest Control, Termites|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Northern VA homeowners know that termites can be one of the most troublesome pests to encounter. These wood eating menaces can do serious damage to the home and property if they are left unchecked, which is why it is important to get rid of them as quickly and thoroughly as possible. If a recent termite [...]

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, [...]

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